Tag: 2021

41 countries prepare to participate at Eurovision 2021

41 countries prepare to participate at Eurovision 2021

With the slogan “Open Up”, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) confirmed the 41 countries competing in next year’s Eurovision contest. Eurovision 2021 will be hosted at the Rotterdam Ahoy in The Netherlands…

Gear up for the Virtual Athens Marathon 2020

Gear up for the Virtual Athens Marathon 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has cancelled many events this year including the 2020 Athens Authentic Marathon. But that didn’t stop the organising committee from planning a special virtual edition. “Cancelling the 2020 Athens…

Athens Authentic Marathon

2020 Athens Authentic Marathon cancelled due to covid-19

The 2020 ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ that was scheduled to take place on November 7-9, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Making the most of any minute of the last three…

Australia: 200 Years of Hellenic History

Australia: 200 Years of Hellenic History

The 25th of March 1821 commemoration is of religious and national importance for Hellenism. Hellenes around the globe celebrate on this day the Annunciation of Our Lady and the proclamation of the…

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek PM honours Holocaust victims

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis paid tribute to six million Jews murdered by the Nazis during World War II, during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem. The PM…

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Red Hot Chilli Peppers concert in Athens rescheduled for 2021

Due to concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the upcoming Red Hot Chilli Peppers concert at Markopoulo Park in Athens has been rescheduled to June 26, 2021. Last year, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers announced…

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Coronavirus: New rules for air travel in Greece

New health protocols to ensure that air travel in Greece is carried out as safely as possible for passengers and crew, during the post-Covid-19 period, were announced by the Greek Transport Ministry…

How Greek tourism may evolve in Covid-19 reality 1

How Greek tourism may evolve in Covid-19 reality

Consulting firm Deloitte Greece presented three alternative scenarios about how the landscape of the Greek tourism and hospitality industry might evolve in 2020 and 2021 in the new reality posed by the coronavirus pandemic.…

'Chaos', a 3,000-HP Greek hypercar

‘Chaos’, a 3,000-HP Greek hypercar

Greek car aficionado and tuning expert Spyros Panopoulos has released teaser images of the ‘Chaos’, an insane 3,000-horsepower (2,237-kW) hypercar. Panopoulos is planning to debut ‘Chaos’ at the 2021 Geneva Motor Show,…

Sergey Lavrov

Greece and Russia shake hands on renewing relations

Greece’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday in an effort to restart relations. Following their meeting, both ministers held a joint press…

USA seeks greater cultural collaboration with Greece 6

USA seeks greater cultural collaboration with Greece

The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt met with Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Wednesday, where he emphasised the need for greater collaboration with Greece on cultural issues. The meeting comes…

Andrey Maslov

Athens receives new Russian Ambassador

Greece’s Alternate Minister for Foreign Affairs, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, on Thursday received the newly appointed Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Athens, Andrey Maslov. During the courtesy meeting, Mr. Maslov expressed Russia’s interest…