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Modern Greek Printmaking in UK

To celebrate the Greek Presidency of the EU Council, the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in UK in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in...

2014 Greek Almanac Published in Istanbul

Over the years, the Greek nation has acquired many names; Hellenes, the Latin Graeci (Greeks), the Turkish Yunan. By late Antiquity, the Greeks referred...

Hagia Sophia Still Drawing the Crowds After 1450 Years

Data from Turkey's Culture and Tourism Ministry ranks Istanbul's Hagia Sophia as the country's second-most-visited monument this year, at a time when Turkish nationalists seek to turn this...

Amnesty Int’l: Greece Among Countries Mistreating Romas

Amnesty International published a report on April 8 with the title “Europe: “We ask for justice”: Europe’s failure to protect Roma from racist violence.”...

Greek Youngster Wins Music Competition

The Greek 16-year-old Giorgos Karagounis won first prize in a clarinet music competition held in Bulgaria. The young musician who has won many awards on...

Germany Dismisses Greece’s War Reparation Claims

Greece’s war reparation claims have once again been rejected by the German government. Berlin underlined that Germany’s view on the matter has remained unchanged. Government...

Greek Temple made of Cork Sells For 25,000 Pounds at Auction

A model of  a Temple devoted to the Ancient Greek God, Poseidon, fashioned out of cork, has exceeded all expectations and been sold by...

Antiochian Patriarchate Withdraws from Synaxis

An unexpected development occurred during the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches and its preparatory meetings held at the Headquarters of the...

Ecumenical Patriarch: “Hagia Sophia should not be turned into a Mosque”

 Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has expressed strong opposition to the potential conversion of Hagia Sophia into a mosque. He was speaking during a debate about whether or not...

Greek Communities in Italy Support “Medecins du Monde”

The Greek communities of Italy have started a travelogue of solidarity, in order to boost the efforts of “Medecins du Monde” to support Greek families...