Greece

Cretan Traditions | Athens | June 27

Acclaimed choreographer Andonis Foniadakis teams up with composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist Antonis Martsakis and an ensemble of traditional instrument players for a tribute to the music and dances of Crete, at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's Summer Nostos Festival on Thursday, June 27.

Pyatt speaks of US interest in local ports

US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt on Friday stressed American enterprises' interest in Greek privatizations, especially in ports.

Addressing a conference on mineral wealth, the US diplomat said American companies are hoping to penetrate Greece and make the most of privatization opportunities, citing port sell-offs, energy and the sectors of education and technology.

Toddler falls off balcony in Corfu

A two-year-old toddler who fell off a balcony in the district of Petriti in Corfu on Friday was rushed to hospital, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

Speaking to the news agency, the manager of the island's General Hospital, Fivos Kakavitsas, said the doctors had not yet assessed the state of the boy's health and did not know why he fell.

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