Tag: Kostas Bakoyannis

OMONIA SQUARE

Omonia Square’s makeover to be revealed next week

Omonia Square’s makeover is almost complete and will be presented to locals and visitors by the end of next week, announced Athens’ Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis on social media on Thursday. The square’s…

kyriakos mitsotakis

Greek PM honours victims of terrorism, vows more cops

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended a special event in honor of the country’s victims of terrorism at the War Museum in Athens on Monday. During his address, the Prime Minister said…

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless 1

City of Athens hosts Christmas lunch for the homeless

The Athens Municipal Authority, like every year, hosted a Christmas luncheon for more than 1,200 homeless and poor people at the Rouf Indoor Municipal Sports Arena. Along with Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis…

Night of Wishes

Hundreds of Athenians celebrate ‘Night of Wishes’

Hundreds of Athenians spent Christmas Eve at Kotzia Square in the city, illuminating the night sky with paper lanterns that had their wishes and hopes for the future written on them. The annual…

Exarchia

Second Christmas tree is torched in Exarchia Square

The second Christmas tree that was placed in Exarchia Square in Athens on Friday after the previous one was torched, was destroyed in the same manner a few hours later. It is believed…

Garbage piles up on the streets of Athens amid strikes 11

Garbage piles up on the streets of Athens amid strikes

Municipal workers in Athens are currently on a series of strikes causing garbage to pile up on the streets of the Greek capital. Unions announced a protest campaign on Monday, as they…

Kostas Bakoyannis

New mayor of Athens pledges “to be a servant to Athenians”

The new Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis took his oath of office on Sunday, pledging “to be a servant to Athenians” and turn the crisis-battered capital into “a safe, clean and bright” European metropolis.…

Kostas Bakoyannis leading the way in Athens Mayoral race 29

Kostas Bakoyannis leading the way in Athens Mayoral race

Congratulations were in place for Dora Bakoyannis’ son, Kostas Bakoyannis, as he has gathered a wide margin in the first round of elections as Mayor of Athens. The voters and his colleagues…

Niarchos Foundation provides warmth to families ahead of winter 32

Niarchos Foundation provides warmth to families ahead of winter

The Regional Governor of Central Greece Kostas Bakoyannis announced the commencement of the programme ‘Warm Home’ which provides vulnerable families with funding for the purchase of heating fuel. The programme, donated by…