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Tag: Kostas Bakoyannis

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Head of ancient statue found just metres under the ground in Athens

In an amazing discovery, a large head of an ancient statue has been found just meters below the ground during a routine road upgrade in Athens. Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis says he is filled with “pride and admiration” for the beautiful and unique Athens.

Omonia Square fountain illuminated in blue and white

Omonia Square fountain illuminated in blue and white

The Municipality of Athens illuminated the Omonia Square fountain in blue and white to commemorate commemorate 28 October 1940, OXI Day. The Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, posted a photo and a…

Children volunteer to clean up Plato's Academy Park in Athens

Children volunteer to clean up Plato’s Academy Park in Athens

Congratulations to the children who participated in the actions of the “Let’s Clean Up Europe” Campaign at Plato’s Academy Park in Athens on Sunday. “Let’s Clean Up Europe” aims to raise awareness…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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