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Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2020

Anyone lucky enough to be in Greece at the moment, must enjoy the August Full Moon events. On August 3, seventy-seven archaeological sites, monuments and museums across Greece will host free cultural events.…

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Xronia Polla Nikos Vertis and Demy

Xronia Polla to two of Greece’s most popular artists, Nikos Vertis who turns 43 years old and Demy who turns 28 today! Nikos Vertis The Greek-Dutch singer was born in Gorinchem, Netherlands…

Athenians protest against buildings set to hide the Acropolis 6

Athenians protest against buildings set to hide the Acropolis

Athenians are in protest against the construction of ten-storey buildings around the Acropolis Hill in Greece’s capital, which hides part of the historical Parthenon. Local residents have initiated an appeal with more than 4,100 residents…

Snow set to hit Athens again by end of the week 8

Snow set to hit Athens again by end of the week

Weather conditions in Greece are expected to turn icy cold again on Wednesday and Thursday before taking a sharp turn for the worse on Friday and especially over the weekend. Very cold…

Two Greek women ready to climb 'Roof of the World' 13

Two Greek women ready to climb ‘Roof of the World’

Dynamic Greek duo  Vanessa Archontidou and her teammate Christina Flambouri have set out to “conquer” the world’s highest mountains and on April 5 will embark on their toughest challenge yet, as they…

Four bodies recovered after flash flooding hits Crete 16

Four bodies recovered after flash flooding hits Crete

Greek authorities confirmed that rescue crews have recovered the bodies of four people who were swept away in their car by a swollen river in Crete, following heavy rainfall in the region.…

Germany awards Greek and North Macedonia Leaders 18

Germany awards Greek and North Macedonia Leaders

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and his North Macedonia counterpart Zoran Zaev were awarded the Ewald von Kleist Award in recognition of their efforts to end the name dispute between the two countries.…

Four people missing after floods sweep through Crete 20

Four people missing after floods sweep through Crete

A search operation is currently underway in the area of Mires in Heraklion, Crete, as four people in a car were swept away by flood waters at the passage of Geropotamos. According…

Flu virus claims 56 lives  22

Flu virus claims 56 lives 

The Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDCP) announced on Thursday that the flu virus has claimed a total of 56 lives. According to the HCDCP, complications from the flu during…

Authorities bust racket giving Greek citizenship to illegals 24

Authorities bust racket giving Greek citizenship to illegals

Greek authorities have busted a major racket offering illegal naturalisations that helped dozens of Syrians and Lebanese immigrants to fraudulently acquire Greek citizenship. The revelation came from the General Inspector of Public…

Greek Priests to remain on civil service payroll 28

Greek Priests to remain on civil service payroll

Greece’s government announced that an agreement has been reached between the State and the Greek Orthodox Church, allowing priests to remain on the civil service payroll. The meeting between the Greek Church…

Greece getting high on 350-million-euro cannabis investments 30

Greece getting high on 350-million-euro cannabis investments

More than 350 million euros of investment proposals for medical and industrial cannabis production in Greece have been submitted to the general secretariat of industry for approval, according to government sources. Specifically,…