Human activities

Elpidophoros’ complicated visit at Mt Athos

After the "salvo" of the Holy (Monastic) Community against the visit of Archbishop of America Elpidophoros to Mt Athos, delivered on the occasion of the baptism of children of a Greek-American same-sex couple, the monastic community is going through days of solemnity due to the Christmas holidays, which are celebrated according to the old Julian calendar.

Hybrid working still popular

A new normality is taking shape in Greek businesses with the hybrid work model, as an overwhelming 90% of workers - especially young people - point to teleworking as a key factor in shaping their decision to choose a job and employers cautiously understand that this is an important factor in attracting talent.

Wages rising in Japan but inflation eats away at consumer gains

Wages are rising in Japan more than they have in decades, at least for some workers.

But so are prices, leaving many people feeling they must scrimp more than ever.

In May, the consumer price index was up 3.2 percent from a year earlier, well above the central bank's target of about 2 percent.

Blackmail suspects remanded

Six out of seven individuals who are accused of blackmailing shopkeepers in the southern suburbs of Athens were remanded in custody on Friday. 

A seventh defendant was conditionally released. All defendants denied accusations of belonging to a criminal gang, extortion, aggravated assault, damage to property and violation of the weapons law. 

Dance & Acrobatics | Elefsina | To June 20

2023 European Capital of Culture Eleusis celebrates the notion of community with its Synoikismos festival, a varied program that includes a special section on the circus arts. Running to June 20, dance, acrobatic, circus and music ensembles from different parts of Europe are joining forces in a series of shows across the West Attica city, demonstrating the power of collaboration.

Sabancı Museum invites Yoga lovers

Organized by the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in collaboration with Cihangir Yoga, Müzede Yoga (Yoga in the Museum) celebrates its 10th anniversary on June 10 with an all-day program. The event will start early in the morning at SSM's Fıstıklı Terrace and continue at the Seed. Participants can register for Yoga classes at the Museum free of charge on the museum's website.