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2021

Coronavirus Death Toll Rises in Greece As Tourist Season Kicks Off

Greece's Public Health Organization announced on Sunday that a total of 50 new coronavirus deaths had been recorded in the country in the last 24 hours.

Greece Welcomes First Cruise Ships for 2021 With Splendor

The island of Crete in Greece welcomed on Friday the first two cruise ships of the year with an impressive spectacle, to mark the beginning of the tourism season of 2021. 

Catholics in Greece Celebrate Easter Amid Coronavirus Restrictions

Catholic and Protestant Christians across Greece celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 4.

Japan Announces Ban on Foreign Spectators at 2020 Olympics

Most fans will be banned from the postponed 2020 Olympic Games when they open in July, Tokyo organizers announced on Saturday.

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...