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Singer and actress Eva Kotanidi performs French chansons and other romantic songs at the Numismatic Museum cafe on Thursday, December 20, with Pantelis Benetatos on the piano. The show starts at 9 p.m. and entrance is free with a one-drink minimum.
Numismatic Museum, 12 Panepistimiou, Syntagma, tel 210.361.0067
The consumer price index in November 2018 compared to October 2018 was 99.9%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.1%. The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (November 2018 compared to December 2017) has been 2.7% and the annual inflation in November 2018 compared to November 2017 was 3.1%.
Performer Pavlina Styl and her quartet of talented musicians will take their audience at the Athenaeum's Cellar venue back to the cabarets of Belle Epoque Paris and Berlin during the interwar years on Thursday, December 20. Admission costs 10 euros and doors open at 9.30 p.m.
Athenaeum, 3 Adrianou, Thiseio, tel 210.321.0239
There's nothing pleasant about finding your office in ruins as a result of a bomb blast. Reading that the terrorists who planted the bomb in front of the building that houses Skai TV station and Kathimerini newspaper wanted to send some sort of message about the way we journalists do our job also prompts some negative thoughts.
The Bobo wine bar will be hosting the five wineries that make up the Wines of Athens group - Anastasia Fragou, Kokotos, Markou, Mylonas and Papagiannakos - in a presentation of wines from the Attica vineyard made with both native and international grape varieties on December 19. All the wines will be available by the glass at reasonable prices. The event starts at 6 p.m.
The international governing football body FIFA has confirmed that Drahşan Arda, a Turkish woman, is the first woman football referee.
In connection with the fine imposed by the European Commission on Bulgarian Energy Holding, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov noted that the amount will be paid not by the citizens but by the profits of the companies in the energy holding. His comment came from Vienna, where he took part in the EU-Africa High Level Forum.
The house price index increased by 11.3 percent in October from a year earlier, data from the Central Bank showed on Dec. 18.