Ancient Greek religion
The thrill of the Christmas celebration has already grasped locals in Turkey's western Burdur province but in a different way. Some 300 women have started working hard to prepare at least 650,000 Christmas wreaths which will be exported to countries such as Britain, Germany, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and probably the United States until December.
The Greek National Theater and the Cyprus Theater Organization join forces in a production of Euripides' tragedy "The Suppliants," with a new translation by Giorgos Koropoulis, at the Epidaurus Ancient Theater on July 5 and 6. First performed in 423 BC, "The Suppliants" tells the tale of a group of dead soldiers and the mothers who beg the Athenian King Theseus to properly bury them.
The most expensive apple in the world grows in the village of Trilistnik in Plovdiv. It costs 100,000 euros and will become the property of only one woman.
The unique fruit is now ripe in the orchard of Krasimir Kumchev in the village of Trilistnik in Plovdiv, Nova TV reported. The farmer grows 700 acres of apples. Most of them produce for consumption and another for boutique gifts.
She takes my call at her home in Paris. It's the first time she's ever agreed to a telephone interview, making an exception for Kathimerini. She cuts me off as I thank her: "Forget the thank-yous. We have a lot to talk about." Helene Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, 92, is a great Greek, a great woman and a great academic.
A wreath laying ceremony was held in observance of May 9 at the Monument to the WWII Homeland Heroes, near the "Carol I" National Defense University in Bucharest, attended by Defense Minister Gabriel Les and acting Justice Minister Ana Birchall.
The Consul General of Greece in Boston, Stratos Efthymiou, will present the Boston Athletic Association with olive branch wreaths to crown the four first place winners of the 2019 Boston Marathon, during the annual Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony that it will be held on April 11, according to a press release by the greek Consulate on Thursday.