Portrait photography

Europeans Publish 597 Selfies Every Year

The selfie remains one of the most preferred features on smartphones, according to a new survey of the global smartphone brand HONOR. The study makes interesting discoveries about self-culture in Europe. According to it, selfie's popularity continues to grow, with 85% of Europeans saying they are taking more selfies than ever before.

Democracy tainted

Speaking of Tuesday's attack on the Parliament in Athens, House Speaker Nikos Voutsis said that the assault "offers nothing to social struggles." But the incident in which vandals threw paint at the front of the building, an attack which was claimed by the anti-establishment group Rouvikonas, had something to offer to some people.

School Survey Including the "Other" Third Gender was Stopped in Bulgaria, Education Minister Announced

In the Bulgarian schools, the questionnaire on the SELFIE tool was suspended. That was announced by Minister Krasimir Valchev. It was prepared by the EC, and it was distributed to about 900 schools in Bulgaria to assess their opportunities for introducing digital technologies for teaching and learning.

Bulgarian Ministry of Education with Request to the EC to Edit a Poll in Which Consists an "Other" Gender Option

In a letter to the European Commission's Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, the Ministry of Education and Science has requested a revision in the questionnaire to the SELFIE digital self-assessment tool.

Museum Selfie Day

Museum Selfie Day will be celebrated on Jan. 16 in more than 300 museums and ancient sites in Turkey in order to increase interest in museums and historical sites.

Acropolis closes due to heat, reopens with free entry

A young woman takes a selfie from the Areopagus rock with the Acropolis in the background yesterday. The Greek capital's foremost historical site was closed at 2 p.m. yesterday, as on Sunday, to protect visitors and staff from extreme high temperatures. It opened again a few hours later, however, offering free admission to hundreds of visitors. [Yiannis Kolesidis/ANA-MPA]