US envoy visits Thessaloniki NGO supporting women

US Ambassador to Greece, George Tsunis, visited the Greek, non-profit, humanitarian organization Irida Women's Center in Thessaloniki on Tuesday.

"One of the lessons we must learn in life is that we must stand up for each other, speak up for each other and take care of one another," Tsunis said at the center, set up to provide support and resources to protect women.

Helping the city’s artisans help each other

Panagiotis Drakopoulos crafts handmade leather goods at his workshop on Romvis Street, in downtown Athens. A team of scientists from the National Technical University of Athens have launched an initiative to create circular economy synergies between the last surviving productive enterprises that maintain their headquarters in the center of Athens, and introduce them to green innovation.

Museum to display ancient stone artifacts

Works are underway to present visitors with a new museum that will showcase 500 stone artifacts from the ancient period in the eastern province of Erzurum, which has hosted many civilizations in Anatolia for centuries.

When the idea of creating a museum consisting of stone artifacts emerged in 2016, efforts began to collect artifacts in the region.

Takashi Murakami loves and fears AI

Neo-pop art superstar Takashi Murakami has always embraced new technology and was an early adopter of crypto and NFTs, but even he admits fearing that AI might make him obsolete.

Murakami, 61, has become a brand unto himself thanks to his loveable technicolor paintings that mix traditional Japanese art motifs with modern anime and manga.