Beer Festival | Thessaloniki | August 29 – September 1

The third installment of the Thessaloniki Beer Festival kicks off at the Helexpo exhibition center in the northern port city, featuring 40 brewers and eight street food stalls, as well as live music. The concert program starts on Thursday with Pavlos Pavlidis and the B Movies band, followed on Friday by Max the Sax, on Saturday by Koza Mostra and on Sunday by Locomondo.

Parliament debating ex minister’s immunity

Greek Parliament was on Wednesday debating lifting former alternate health minister Pavlos Polakis' immunity from prosecution to pave the way for a judicial inquiry into accusations made by Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras that he recorded a private telephone conversation between the pair without his consent, as well as a charge of slander made by the head of the workers' union of Gree

Street Festival | Kalamata | July 26-28

Launched in 2009, the Kalamata Street Festival endeavors to encourage artistic creativity and promote the urban spaces of the capital of the Messinia regional unit. In its 11th edition, the 2019 Kalamata Street Festival will provide spaces for artists to express themselves freely through painting, theater, music, dance and other art forms.

Irene Skylakaki | Athens | July 25

Irene Skylakaki will perform alongside rock musician Pavlos Pavlidis this Thursday on the Gazarte roof terrace. Skylakaki first entered the music scene at age 22, with her original song "In the Light" becoming the official selection for the Cosmote Jumping Fish service. Now 30 years old, she has released three albums and performed at popular festivals including Release Athens.

ND's Dora Bakoyannis drops charges against teens over offensive graffiti

Three 15-year-old boys were reportedly released from custody in Crete on Friday after being remanded over several deeply offensive messages directed at New Democracy lawmaker Dora Bakoyannis that were scrawled in the elevator of her office building in the town of Hania earlier this week.

The respectful behavior of three candidates for Athens mayor

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.

Bakoyannis’ campaign kiosk targeted by self-styled anarchists

Self-styled anarchists targeted the election campaign kiosk of Athens mayor candidate Costas Bakoyannis in a vandal attack late Tuesday.

The assailants, who were shouting slogans in favor of jailed November 17 terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas, splashed paint and spray-painted anarchist symbols on the kiosk in front of the Old Parliament near Syntagma Square.