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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…

Save Modern Greek at La Trobe University, Melbourne

Save Modern Greek at La Trobe University, Melbourne

Last week, La Trobe University announced that they propose to discontinue Modern Greek Studies. La Trobe University is currently the only university in Victoria that offers a comprehensive program in Modern Greek…

Open Online Lecture: Greek Civil War Refugees in Czechoslovakia

Open Online Lecture: Greek Civil War Refugees in Czechoslovakia

Kateřina Králová, Associate Professor of Modern History and Head of the Department of Russian and Eastern European Studies at Charles University, Prague, will give an online lecture entitled “Greek Civil War Refugees in…

Titos Patrikios and Kostas Georgousopoulos

Writers Patrikios and Georgousopoulos receive Order of Honour medals

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopios Pavlopoulos bestowed Commander of the Order of Honour medals to Greek poet and translator, Titos Patrikios and theatre critic and translator Kostas Georgousopoulos, for their contribution to…

USA seeks greater cultural collaboration with Greece 6

USA seeks greater cultural collaboration with Greece

The US Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt met with Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni on Wednesday, where he emphasised the need for greater collaboration with Greece on cultural issues. The meeting comes…

Macleod Beaton

President Honours UK Professor for contribution to Greek culture

Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos honoured Professor Macleod Beaton, Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History at the University of London, at a special ceremony at the Presidential Mansion on Monday. The President…

Celebrating International Greek Language Day    8

Celebrating International Greek Language Day  

February 9 has officially been declared as International Greek Language Day and is a day for Greeks and non-Greeks to celebrate the important role the Greek language has played in world culture. According to a…