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CNN praises Aigai for its mystery and cultural history

A big report on CNN’s Travel section on ten UNESCO sites which are characterized by mystery and intrigue has been published, stirring interest from readers all over.

 

Maricki Gadjanski receives Order of Benevolence Gold Cross

BELGRADE - Greek Ambassador to Serbia Constantine Economides presented on Wednesday classical arts professor of the Novi Sad University Ksenija Maricki Gadjanski with the Order of Benevolence Gold Cross.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies at 68

Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend aged 68.
      
The entertainer had been admitted to the Igia clinic some time ago with an undisclosed illness and the medical facility issued only a brief statement on Monday announcing his death.
      

Tight election campaign prompts copycat ads

By Paschos Mandravelis

The late French poet, journalist and novelist Anatole France had some useful advice: "When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple: Take it and copy it."

As Greece heads to snap elections on Sunday, political parties have heavily drawn from the bottomless well of mostly American campaign ads to get their message across.

Animated 3D video of Amphipolis tomb

Watch here an animated 3D video of the anicent tomb discovered by archaeologists in Amphipolis, northern Greece. The video is a Skai TV production.

Greek singer Haris Alexiou lauds Turkish-Greek empathy

Internationally acclaimed Greek singer Haris Alexiou will be on the Turkish stage once again tonight. The singer has a strong relationship with Turkey and Turkish fans One of the most popular singers of Greece, Haris Alexiou will take the stage tonight at the Istanbul Congress Center.

Athens meet to celebrate startup spirit

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will be celebrated in Athens for the first time next weekend as a part of the second Disrupt Startup ScaleUP event and in the presence of GEW head Jonathan Ortmans.

Audience award for 'No One's Child' at Zagreb festival

BELGRADE - "No One's Child", a debut movie by Serbian screenwriter and director Vuk Rsumovic, got the HT Audience Award for the best feature film at the 12th Zagreb Film Festival (ZFF), the Belgrade-based production company Art & Popcorn stated in a release on Saturday.

Jazz Musicians To Play At Sofia's Brick Roads Music Festival

Jazz musicians from around South Eastern Europe and elsewhere on the continent will be in the Bulgarian capital city for the Brick Roads Sofia Music Festival on October 10 and 11 2014.

The first night of the programme sees the Vasil Hadzimanov Band from Serbia performing at 7pm, followed by Greece's Kostas Theodorou "Lost Anthropology" at 9pm.

Folk dancers from around the world perform at Syntagma Square

Folk dancers from Panama participating in Earthdancers, an international dance and music festival, performed in Syntagma Square, central Athens, on Wednesday.

In its fourth year, the festival began on Wednesday and is to run through Sunday with more than 300 dancers and musicians from nine countries participating in performances across Attica.

After 72 years on air, VOA's Greek Service goes silent

By Zacharo Gialamas

Almost three-quarters of a century after it first began broadcasting, the microphones at the Greek Service of the Voice of America (VOA) went silent for the last time on Tuesday.

The final radio program was carried by Skai in Athens, thereby ending 72 years of broadcasts targeted at Greek-speaking audiences in Greece and the USA.

Documentarists seek romance amid economic crisis

By Anna Mazarakis

A couple who met at a political demonstration, a doctor forced to take another job as an escort and a mixed-race couple facing discrimination are just a few of the stories told in a new documentary, “Love in the Time of Crisis,” which attempts to show how the economic meltdown of the past six years has affected love in Greece.

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