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US Embassy in Athens launches #USAGreece2021 campaign

US Embassy in Greece launches #USAGreece2021 campaign

The US Embassy in Greece launched a yearlong campaign to commemorate Greece’s 1821 War of Independence. The announcement was made by US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt during an interview with state…

Protesters storm US Capitol building

Protesters storm US Capitol building

The US Capitol has been put into lockdown as protesters supporting President Donald Trump, clash with police. President-elect Joe Biden called on Donald Trump to go on national television and demand an end…

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US President issues proclamation on Greek Independence Day

Donald Trump, Prime Minister of the United States has issued a proclamation on Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, which you can read here- Our…

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Greece and Cyprus ranked as ‘flawed’ democracies

Greece was amongst several major western nations classified as a ‘flawed’ democracy in the latest white paper known as the Democracy Index published by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According to the…

Lysicrates Prize Winner 2015

The Lysicrates Prize: Theatre for All. From Athens, 334 B.C. to Sydney, 2020 A.D.

In 2015, John and Patricia Azarias established the Lysicrates Foundation to raise funds towards the restoration of the Lysicrates monument and to honour it by holding an annual Lysicrates Play Competition nearby.

The Lysicates Foundation aims to take the ancient Athenian mould to give a platform to world-class theatrical talent, making the Lysicrates Prize the People’s Choice and an iconic event in Sydney’s cultural calendar.

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Greece concerned over political turmoil in Venezuela

Greece’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement on Wednesday expressing its deep concern ‘over the recent serious events that took place in Venezuela’, after security forces and armed motorcycle groups blocked…

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Greece celebrates its 2,500 year defence of Western civilisation

Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos inaugurated on Wednesday the launch of a series of events commemorating the 2,500-year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis. During his speech the…