P&G’s international CEO Challenge is the opportunity of a lifetime for students who can work on real life scenarios for some of P&G’s largest brands, including Oral-B, Pantene, Pampers, Olay, Head & Shoulders, Gillette, Febreze, Fairy and Ariel, and develop real products like toothpastes and toothbrushes, detergents, shampoos, moisturising creams and other cosmetics.
World-renowned American-Canadian professor and author, Robert Rosenstone was recently invited by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki to talk about the influence of Greek history on world history and also on the arts and the film-making industry in Hollywood.
Many foreign painters, poets and musicians, saw high ideals in the struggle of Greece and wanted to capture on canvas the heroism and self-denial of the Greek revolutionary warriors. Today, thanks to many of these artists, we have an ‘image’ of what many famous Greek figures of the 1821 Revolution looked like.
“Boston is very close to the hearts of the Greeks, not only because of the very strong presence of the Greek element here, but also for the fact that it is the place where love and knowledge of ancient Greece begun in America. And it has since been cultivated through its renowned universities, such as Harvard,” the Greek Consulate stated.
Greek is ranked as the richest language in the world with 5 million words and 70 million word types. It is well-known that languages all across the globe – including English – have borrowed a myriad of words, phrases and expressions from Greek. Here is a short list of English words that are used daily by English speakers that are fully taken from the Greek language.
“We all know someone with a fridge full of magnets from far away destinations and novelty mugs in the cupboard from places once visited. And so, we have discovered the most popular (and in some cases peculiar) souvenirs from around the world,” says Club Med. And so, what are the most popular souvenirs bought by tourists in Greece and in countries around the globe?
Over the last decade, thermal baths have become some of the most popular destinations for tourists all over world, who visit them to receive the beneficial properties of their thermal waters, and to escape in the beautiful Greek mountains, caves and forests that surround them. Here are some of the most popular thermal baths in Greece.
“Victorians have many reasons to celebrate after a year full of challenges, and the Multicultural Festivals and Events program will support our communities to come together safely and do just that,” stated Secretary of State Ros Spence after a special grants fund was announced last week allocating $200K to 1821 tribute events in Victoria.
According to Art Travel, more than 25 million photos of Greece are uploaded every year on all social platforms. Here is the list of the 11 most photographed places in Greece.
Exotic green parrots have seemingly taken over in Athens, providing a colourful note to the city. A species usually found in the Himalayas or the Sahara dessert, experts say that just one pair of these parrots can multiply into an entire, rapidly increasing colony on foreign soil.
Titled “THE ANNIVERSARY” (Η Επέτειος) ArteVisione art group and gallery from Athens has just launched a new virtual exhibition showcasing the talent of professional and amateur Greek artists, who have created portraits, paintings, sculptures, jewellery, pins, embroidery and many other handmade crafts.
The colourful stores and restaurants, the old and neo-classical buildings, and the picturesque rocky pavements of Koukaki have not gone unnoticed by some of the world’s largest media publications, which have named it the prettiest neighbourhood of Athens and one of the coolest places in Europe.
One of the most popular festivals in Greece is that of Naousa, which focuses on the custom of the Nizamikos – a Greek dance of Naousa for men. The Nizamikos danced every year at the carnival of Naousa is called “Janissaries and Boules” (Γενίτσαροι και Μπούλες).
According to reports by the Geological Society of Greece, there are more than 8,500 caves scattered all throughout Greece. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful and mysterious Greek caves, which have been recognised worldwide for their geological importance.
Dessert lovers who have indulged in the creations of the Greek confectioners, have been sharing photos of their desserts, starting a new trend, which has quickly become viral not just in Greece, but also internationally.
The globally popular series ‘Dinner with Plato’ is an invitation to a delicious journey through time, featuring Ancient Greek recipes with traditional ways of cooking.
In almost every Greek city you will find ancient monuments, sculptures or building remains that are evidence of the grand historical past of the country. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not just because of their majestic architecture or their antiquity, but also because of their contribution to modern civilization, society, art and sciences.
Together with Austria, Greece is the most mountainous country in Europe. This complex terrain with the ravines of so many hundreds of mountains, has created a large number of waterfalls, both in mainland Greece and in the Greek islands. Here’s a list of the most beautiful waterfalls not to be missed whilst in Greece.