Tag: Athens

antique cars

Greece brings antique vehicles back to life

Ten vehicles that once belonged to Greece’s former royal family, were transferred to a new storage area to undergo further restorations. The antiques, aged between 55 and 82 years, are considered exceptional…

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‘Meeting with Mozart’ at the Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis Museum and the Athens State Orchestra, will present a concert with works by Mozart in the Acropolis Museum courtyard on Friday 28 August 2020, at 8:30 p.m. The concert is…

Turkey cancels meeting with Greece following EEZ deal with Egypt 2

Turkey cancels meeting with Greece following EEZ deal with Egypt

Things are moving rapidly geopolitically on the Greek-Turkish front after an agreement was reached between Greece and Egypt on their respective Exclusive Economic Zones. According to information from OPEN TV, Ankara informed…

August Full Moon shines in the Athenian Sky 8

August Full Moon shines in the Athenian Sky

The full moon of August dazzled in the sky last night in Athens and what a beautiful sight it was! The biggest and most popular moon of the year shined while seventy-seven archaeological sites, monuments…

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Tesla to open a store in Athens

  Tesla has announced it is opening a pop-up store, as well as a service centre in Athens. In an announcement, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated that it has launched the Design Studio for Greece,…

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Anyone lucky enough to be in Greece at the moment, must enjoy the August Full Moon events. On August 3, seventy-seven archaeological sites, monuments and museums across Greece will host free cultural events.…

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Greek PM visits wildfire-stricken town of Mati

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the fire-stricken resort of Mati, one week after the two-year anniversary of the tragedy which claimed 102 lives. Mitsotakis said that the main challenge facing his government was to…

Mikis Theodorakis

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 95 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

Street cleaning operation in Plaka 14

Street cleaning operation in Plaka

Crews from the Municipality of Athens’ sanitation department using five large sweepers and six street washing machines, cleaned and washed the streets in Plaka on Sunday. It is recalled that similar cleanups…

7 of the best ice-cream and gelato spots in Athens 15

7 of the best ice-cream and gelato spots in Athens

What’s one of the best ways to enjoy the Grecian sun? Eat your weight in ice cream and gelato, clearly. GCT shares the best scoops (places) to visit in Athens. Le Greche…

We will not forget Mati, says Greek PM

We will not forget Mati, says Greek PM

On July 23, 2018, wildfires that devastated the seaside town of Mati, left the entire Greek nation and the world in a state of shock. On the anniversary of the deadly fire,…

Solar charges installed at beach in Athens

Solar charges installed at beach in Athens

While Athenians tan and splash at the beach, they are able to charge their devices, thanks to solar panels that have been installed on top of beach umbrellas at the public sandy…

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Israel approves EastMed pipeline deal

The Israeli government ratified a deal on the EastMed pipeline project signed with Greece and Cyprus. The 1,900-kilometre EastMed pipeline, which has been in planning for several years, is intended to provide…