At a time when cynicism and divisions are prevalent in Greece, many will choose to ignore or minimize the support offered to Costas Bakoyannis, who is running for mayor of Athens, by his rival candidates Pavlos Geroulanos and Nasos Iliopoulos following the attack on the former's campaign kiosk in central Athens.
There was a time when Modern Greek Studies at universities around the world were a top priority for every incoming Greek education minister.
Just after the turn of the millennium Modern Greek Studies Chairs were thriving at many universities internationally due to the trend of seeking out the sources of Greek culture.
Thodoris Rellos (baritone saxophone, flute, vocals) and Jannis Anastasakis (electric guitar, classical guitar, effects, live-sampling, analog synth bass) present their first joint release, "Horseloverfat," at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center's (SNFCC) Lighthouse venue on Sunday, February 24, starting at 9 p.m.
An ancient Greek trading ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found virtually intact at the bottom of the Black Sea, researchers said on Oct. 23.
The Steki Metanaston community center for foreign nationals in downtown Athens has started registrations for its annual free Greek language classes aimed at adult migrants and refugees. Apart from learning words and phrases needed to get by on a day-to-day basis, the courses also focus on the often-complicated bureaucratic procedures associated with being a foreigner in Greece.
German-born Greek rocker Pavlos Pavlidis and his band - Orestis Benekas on keyboards and Alekos Voulgarakis on electric guitar - unveils his latest project, while also playing older crowd-pleasing favorites, at Gazarte's roof stage on Wednesday, August 29. Tickets cost 12 euros in advance (www.gazarte.gr) and 14 euros at the door on the night.
For a second time, Fronditha Care, an organization which provides services to elderly Greek Australians, has invited Greeks to work as caregivers at its facilities in Australia, in an innovative program negotiated with the government to cover the needs of first-generation Greeks who never learned English.