Administrative regions of Greece

Bulgarian climber dies of injuries sustained on Mount Olympus trail

A 25-year-old Bulgarian climber died while scaling Mount Olympus on Monday, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
The man was injured and trapped at the trail near Kofto, at an altitude of 2,300 meters. He was rescued by fellow climbers who transferred him to the Zolota refuge and from there he was airlifted to AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki.

Lord of the Dance | Athens | June 19

The troupe of celebrated Irish-American Lord of the Dance choreographer Michael Flatley will be stopping in Athens with "Dangerous Games," for a single show at the Faliro Indoor Arena on Wednesday, June 19. The Lord of the Dance ensemble made its first appearance in 1996 and has since performed to more than 80 million people in 100 countries.

Francois Heran | Athens | May 21

College de France sociologist Francois Heran will deliver a lecture exploring the migration crisis and its effect on European unity at the Athens Concert Hall on Tuesday, May 21, starting at 7 p.m. The lecture will be in French with simultaneous Greek translation and will be broadcast live on the venue's website.

Agenda

MONDAY

Value-added tax (VAT) is reduced on a number of products and services.

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) is scheduled to publish its March statistics on turnover in industry.

Political Violence | Athens | May 20

Dr Lamprini Rori, an early career fellow at the British School at Athens and a lecturer in politics at the University of Exeter in the UK, will be speaking on the subject of "Political Violence in Crisis-ridden Greece: Evidence from the Radical Right and the Radical Left" at the BSA on Monday, May 20. The lecture starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free of charge.

Acropolis Redux | Athens | May 18 - July 14

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens presents "Acropolis Redux: Caryatid/Frieze," an exhibition presenting the work of British photographer Ian Walker, who captured the enduring presence of the Erechtheion's Caryatids and the Parthenon's frieze in various guises from London housing projects to a Cleveland mansion.

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