Tag: culture

Australian MP Linda Burney ‘in awe’ of the Greeks

Australian MP Linda Burney ‘in awe’ of the Greeks

By Gina Poulos  Freelance journalist, Gina Poulos speaks with well known Indigenous activist and MP Linda Burney on various issues including social justice, how she became involved in politics, meeting her biological…

Greek Government covid-19 assistance for the arts and culture

Greek Government covid-19 assistance for the arts and culture

Artists and other professionals in the fields of the arts and culture (including tour guides), will receive a special compensation for activity suspended and incomes lost, during the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement…

'All of Greece, one Culture' kicks off this weekend

‘All of Greece, one Culture’ kicks off this weekend

“All of Greece, one Culture”, a series of contemporary cultural events will begin this weekend at archaeological sites and museums throughout Greece. The event celebrates Greek culture and seeks to combine the…

Greece heads Council of Europe

Greece heads Council of Europe

An inauguration ceremony at the temple of Olympian Zeus took place on Wednesday to celebrate the occasion of Greece assuming the chairmanship of the Council of Europe. Greece’s President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and…

Ouzo: Greece's most famous alcoholic beverage 9

Ouzo: Greece’s most famous alcoholic beverage

There is an old Greek saying “Ouzo makes the spirit” and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music and lively conversation. A glass of Ouzo is the perfect companion to…

Chile to shut down its embassy in Athens 13

Chile to shut down its embassy in Athens

The Chilean ambassadors of Greece, Denmark, Algeria, Syria and Romania were informed on Friday, that they will have to finish their affairs before the end of the year, 24 Horas reported. The…

"All of Greece, one Culture"

Greece’s cultural calendar comes alive this summer

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Monday announced that some 251 events and performances (not including the performances of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival) will take place in 111 archaeological sites and…

Albania and Romania collude to weaken Greeks in Northern Epirus 17

Albania and Romania collude to weaken Greeks in Northern Epirus

The Romanian Senate has allowed the Latin-speaking Greek minority in southern Albania, known as the Vlahoi (Βλάχοι), to get Romanian citizenship. According to this law, in order to obtain Romanian citizenship, in…

Professor Vrasidas Karalis

Professor Karalis performs his magical literary jazz in ‘The Glebe Point Road Blues’

Much-loved academic and author Professor Vrasidas Karalis publishes his latest literary work: The Glebe Point Road Blues. The book has been described by critics as ‘ingenious and soaring in its unique angle of vision…powerful, even visionary writing, from one of our most interesting, distinctive and challenging voices.