2021

Cyprus’ Entry in Eurovision Song Contest Sparks Controversy

The entry of Cyprus for the 2021 Eurovision song contest has sparked wide controversy among ultra-conservative Christian groups on the Mediterranean island.

Greece Welcomes 2021 With Renewed Hope for a Better Year

Greece welcomes 2021 with its citizens hoping beyond hope that the new year will be a much better one in nearly every way than 2020.

Brexit: The Changes Greek Citizens Need to Be Aware of From January 1

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, among which thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January 1, 2021. London and Brussels managed to...

Greek Community of New South Wales Presents Greek Bicentennial Program

Sydney's  Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales will present a full slate of events celebrating the bicentennial of modern Greece in 2021. The bicentennial, commemorating Greece's triumphant release from the bonds of centuries of Ottoman rule, will be...

New Dates for Tokyo Olympic Games 2021 Announced

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games' Organization Committee President Yoshiro Mori announced on Monday the new dates of the Olympic Games, which are now scheduled to take place in Japan next year. According to the new program of the games, the...

''Greece 2021'' Committee Calls on Citizens to Help Create Bicentennial Events (video)

The Organizing Committee of the ''Greece 2021'' Bicentennial which is tasked with preparing the list of events that will mark 200 years since the Greek War of Independence and the establishment of the modern Greek state, released its first...

Greek Australians in Sydney Prepare to Celebrate Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales recently established a committee tasked with planning the celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the beginning of Greece's War of Independence in 1821. The committee is composed of prominent members of the...

EU Commission Predicts 2.3% Growth for Greece in 2020

The Greek economy is expected to grow by 1.8 percent this year and 2.3 percent in 2020, the European Commission said in its autumn forecasts released in Brussels on Thursday. The EU's executive body said it expected Greek GDP to...