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“Greece can attract the nomads of technology with its beauties.” Business Moguls Lars Rasmussen and Elomida Visviki move to Greece

“In the post-coronavirus era, Greece has a great advantage. It can attract the nomads of technology with its beauties. I believe that it has a great opportunity ahead of it, and it is now at a level where it can become the basis and foundation of large technology companies.” The couple behind Google Maps now bring their new mood-based music application ‘Weav Music’ to Greece.

December 20, Forefeast of the Nativity of our Lord 1

December 20, Forefeast of the Nativity of our Lord

The Forefeast of the Nativity of our Lord begins on December 20. From now on, most of the liturgical hymns in Greek Orthodox Churches worldwide will be concerned with the birth of Jesus Christ our Saviour.

Greek-Australian student achieves top score of 99.95 2

Greek-Australian student achieves top score of 99.95

Education is of particular importance for Greek diaspora communities, including the Greek-Australian one. When Australian High School Certificate results were announced yesterday in a year that compromised the education of all students…

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NIS uncovers illegal network transferring immigrants from Somalia to Greece via Istanbul

Greek Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Notis Mitarakis has released the findings of an NIS secret report saying Somali immigrants have been purchasing their passage to Lesvos and Chios for between 500 to 800 euros to be transferred illegally to the Greek islands via boats from Turkey’s coasts. The investigation has helped to locate and stop over 2,500 illegal immigrants from Somalia, who were ready to cross into Greek territory from Turkey.

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Two people arrested on espionage charges in Rhodes

Greek authorities have arrested two men and charged them with espionage they broke the law concerning high- security installations such as military bases. One of the suspects worked on a passenger ship,…

Greek is listed as one of the 'sexiest languages'

Greek is listed as one of the ‘sexiest languages’

Experts have revealed the sexiest languages based on peoples’ reactions to hearing provocative chat-up lines in different dialects. The experiment conducted by Global e-learning platform Preply found that Italian speakers made heart rates…

2021, the Greek-Chinese year of culture and tourism

2021, the Greek-Chinese year of culture and tourism

“Greece will be an investments destination after the end of the coronavirus pandemic,” Chinese Ambassador to Greece Zhang Qiyue stated during an online event organised by the Athens Chamber of Commerce &…

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

11 Greeks on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

This year’s list of Global Highly Cited Researchers contains 11 Greek academics. Global Highly Cited Researchers Produced by analytics company Clarivate, the highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence…

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Seeking the truth within: Chinese ‘Greek’ violinist and blogger’s conversion to Greek Orthodoxy

A firm believer in God, Yianni has spent the last decade ‘finding himself’, and through that delicate and life-altering process, he came across Orthodox Christianity and the Greek Culture. He has embraced the Greek community and culture with such respect and admiration, that you’d think he was born Greek, even though he is from an Asian background. This is Yianni’s story about his decision to convert to Greek Orthodoxy.

15-year-old Greek Australian student wins prestigious European Award

15-year-old Greek Australian student wins prestigious European Award

Congratulations to 15-year-old Anastasia Rigopoulos, who has recently been announced as the winner of the European Union Delegation to Australia award for ‘Outstanding and Academic Improvement in Greek’. Anastasia started learning Greek at…

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2(ii): Now Showing Byzanfest 2020

Greek director Fanis Topsachalidis has been nominated for Best Director (Short Film) for his film ‘2(ii)’ about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Greek families in drastic ways. 2(ii) is now showing as part of the Byzanfest Orthodox Film Festival.