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President Pavlopoulos Highlights Importance of New Library of Alexandria

Prokopios Pavlopoulos, the President of the Republic of Greece, had a meeting on Monday with Mostafa El Feki, Director of the Center of Hellenistic Studies at the Library of Alexandria in Egypt, in which he highlighted the importance of...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Meets Patriarch of Alexandria Theodoros II

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Theodoros II, the Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday. Patriarch Theodoros reportedly emphasized the importance of the African continent in the modern world and called for the Prime Minister's support...

Event in Egypt’s Alexandria Honors The ”Lady of Ro”

The Lyceum Club of Greek Women (Lykeion Hellinidon) of Alexandria, Egypt held an event in the ancient Egyptian city on Friday in memory and honor of Despoina Achladioti, widely known as ''Lady of Ro''. The event took place in the historic...

Alexandria’s ”Graeco-Roman Museum” Set to Reopen After Years of Renovation

The ''Graeco-Roman Museum'' of Alexandria, Egypt is due to reopen in the following months, after years of expensive restorative work and renovations. The museum, which was established in 1892, contains thousands of beautiful and priceless artifacts dating back to the Graeco-Roman...

Patriarch Theodore II Rededicates Greek Community’s Church in Alexandria

Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore II, rededicated the renovated Greek Orthodox church of the Assumption of Mary (Koimisis tis Theotokou) in Alexandria, Egypt. After chanting the Greek national anthem, Patriarch Theodore stated that "the African Church, instead of...

New School Year for 54 Greek Students in Alexandria, Egypt

The new school year has begun for fifty-four Greek students in Egypt’s Alexandria. Pratsikeio Primary School and Averofeio High School are the only remaining Greek schools in a city that was established nearly 2,300 years ago by Alexander the Great. The...

Thessaloniki’s Emblematic ‘Umbrellas’ Open in Egypt (photos)

A copy of a sculpture that has has become an iconic feature of Thessaloniki's waterfront is will be gracing a cosmopolitan beach near Egypt's Alexandria. 'Umbrellas,' an iconic installation series by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos (1903-2004), was installed a few...

Alexandria’s Greek Graves Are Eternal Monuments to the Diaspora

The Greek people who lived in Alexandria, Egypt were buried in a cemetery located in nearby El Shatby. Their splendid gravestones, many of them remarkable works of art in themselves, act as monuments to the Greek diaspora. Many Greeks fled...

Egyptair Offering Discounted Flights on Greek, Cypriot Routes

Egyptair has announced it is offering a 20 percent discount on flights from Athens to Cairo, Athens to Alexandria and Larnaca to Cairo. It is also offering an even greater discount of 35 percent on Egyptair flights from Athens and...

President Pavlopoulos Visits Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades have visited the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all-Africa in Egypt. Patriarch Theodoros II welcomed the two presidents and presented them with the Grand Cross of the Order of St....