Author Evgenios Trivizas Nominated for International Children’s Literature Award

The beloved and deeply respected Greek author Evgenios Trivizas was nominated for this year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) for children's literature for “The...

Motorhead’s Greek-Origin Mikkey Dee Celebrates 48th Birthday

Mikkey Dee celebrates his forty-eighth birthday tomorrow. Micael Kiriakos Delaoglou is drummer/songwriter for the heavy metal band Motorhead. A Swede of Greek descent, he has...

Seem: A Greek Selfie Chat Mobile Phone App

Greek startup company Merminx released a new mobile app for iPhone and Android. “Seem” is a chatting application with a very unique feature. In...

Sweden’s Job Market Attracts Educated Greeks

The deep financial crisis in Europe has led to more Greek citizens arriving in Sweden to seek employment, with twice as many coming in...

Sweden Hosts Special Olympics Event

Τhe Special Olympics World Summer Games - Athens 2011 event, which was co-organized by the Greek Embassy in Sweden and the Stockholm Press Office, in collaboration with the Sports Museum and Special Olympics Sweden, was...

Sweden Wins Eurovision 2015; Greece Ends 19th; Full Results

Sweden, represented by artist Mans Zelmerlow and his pop anthem "Heroes" won the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Greece's Maria Elena Kyriakou with her song “One Last Breath” finished...

A Greek Expat Debunks the Myths of Sweden’s Pandemic Strategy

While almost every EU member state has been on a partial or complete lockdown for weeks due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Sweden has...

Greek diplomat fired over ‘Swedish women’ slur

A Greek diplomat in Stockholm was fired after he told a Swede that he should be ashamed over “Swedish women's behaviour”. Sweden's TV 4 recently...

From Drug Salesman in Greece to School Janitor in Sweden

Under the headline, Jobless Greeks Resolved to Work Clean Toilets in Sweden, the Bloomberg news agency featured the story of Tilemachos Karachalios, a 40-year-old...

The Hotel Employees Union of Chania Travels to Scandinavia to Promote Tourism

The Hotel Employees Union of Chania, Crete, is trying to promote tourism in the region; many union representatives will attend three tourism exhibitions in...