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Xronia Polla Nia Vardalos, who turns 58 today

Xronia Polla Nia Vardalos, who turns 58 today

l Xronia Polla to Nia Vardalos who turns 58 years old today! The actress was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on September 24, 1962. She is the daughter of Greek Canadian parents Doreen…

Shops in the centre of Athens can open on Sundays in 2021

Shops in the centre of Athens can open on Sundays in 2021

Stores in the centre of Athens will have the option of opening every Sunday, according to a decision published in the Government Gazette. The new law goes into force in November 2021. Currently…

The Acropolis Museum is turning 11

The Acropolis Museum is turning 11

Eleven years have passed since one of the world’s best museums of all time, the Acropolis Museum, first opened its doors. To mark this special occasion, the museum on Saturday 20th June,…

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Museums in Greece cautiously reopen on Monday

Museums in Greece will reopen on Monday with strict measures in place. The Public National Health Organization (EODY) and the Ministry of Culture & Sports have collaborated extensively to ensure that a…

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque 5

Turkish media caught making fake news about Greek mosque

In the last few days, Turkish media became incensed over a mosque in Greece that had displayed a Greek flag on a minaret. Akşam Gazetes, even called this “provocative.” Many social media…

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens 8

Erdoğan: Not a single mosque left in Athens

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again been caught out lying to stoke ultra-nationalistic and ultra-religious fanaticism to discredit Greece in a speech he made yesterday. “Hagia Sophia was beautified and…

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Reopening of the Acropolis makes World News

Greece is once again the talk of global media outlets, this time not for the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, but on the occasion of the reopening of the archaeological sites,…

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO) 11

Greece showcases some of archaeological sites that will reopen on May 18 (VIDEO)

«Λίγο ακόμα/ θα ιδούμε τις αμυγδαλιές ν΄ ανθίζουν/ τα μάρμαρα να λάμπουν στον ήλιο/ τη θάλασσα να κυματίζει/ Λίγο ακόμα/ Να σηκωθούμε λίγο ψηλότερα…» Γιώργος Σεφέρης A little more / we’ll see the…

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Crowds ‘flood’ Monastiraki and Akropoli

The “new normal” for Greek citizens begun, after the partial lifting of the restrictive measures imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus, 42 days ago. Greeks seized this ‘freedom’ and took…

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Greece’s archaeological sites to reopen as lockdown eases

Greece’s archaeological sites are scheduled to reopen to the public with new visitor rules on May 18, Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced, GTP Headlines reported. Since March 13, as a precautionary…

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Acropolis upgrades to improve the visitor experience

The historical Acropolis in the Greek capital, is currently undergoing several safety improvements (with just a few delays), to enhance the visitor experience when the country’s archaeological site reopens within the coming…