Greece and France: Blending of Politics

The French elections were eagerly awaited as a means to unity and hope. But while Hollande was winning the election and gathering the entire capital...

French Foreign Minister Juppe Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Within his formal visit to Turkey, French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Alain Juppe met with the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew last Thursday evening,...

High School Students in France Choose Greek Play for Year-End Performance

The students of Modern Greek Language at the Thiers High School in France chose Aristophanes play “Acharnis” for their school year ending celebration. The students,...

Greek Cinema Hits Montpellier

The Mediterranean Film Festival, held in Montpellier, France between October 25 and November 4, will include the screening of several Greek films in the competition sector, as...

Greek Film Director Nikos Papatakis Passes at 92

The famous Greek film director Nikos Papatakis, husband of the actress Anouk Aimee, passed away, at the age of 92 in Paris. He was born on...

France Donates Louvre Etchings Inspired by Alexander the Great to Dion Museum

Two etchings by French artist Sebastien Leclerc (1637-1714), displayed at the Louvre Museum, will be delivered to The Archaeological Museum of Dion, in northern...

Russian Tycoon Rybolovlev Released, Still Under Investigation

Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner of the AS Monaco football club, is no longer in custody but he is still under investigation for suspected...

International Conference ‘Paris – Athens 1919 – 1939. The Double Voyage’

The Conference is the final step of a four-year Research Programme of the same name concerning the artistic and intellectual relations between Greece and...

Francois Hollande: “If I Am Elected, I Will Relieve Greek People’s Burden”

French presidential race leader Francois Hollande promises support to debt-ridden Greece. The likely future French President made clear that he will put pressure on...

French Star Gérard Depardieu Baptized as Orthodox Christian

The beloved French star of a string of award-winning films such as "Cyrano de Bergerac," "The Last Metro," and "Police," actor Gerard Depardieu converted...