Greek Actors, Artists on Strike Over ‘Downgrade’ of Qualifications
Greek actors and artists are on a 48-hour strike that started on Wednesday protesting against government plans to downgrade their educational qualifications leading to pay cuts. The Union of Greek Actors announced the strike to demand the withdrawal of a...
Global Greek Film Initiative Launched in Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) is set to expand its mission and scope of action with an ambitious agenda under the umbrella program Global Greek Film Initiative (GGFI). LAGFF is an annual film festival that showcases new works...
Greek Cultural Monuments Threatened by Climate Change
Climate change is the fastest growing threat to ancient Greek cultural monuments and heritage sites all across the world. Whether the threat is from more frequent wildfires, coastal erosion, flooding, changed rainfall patterns, or impacts of changes in heat and...
Childhood Cancer Day: European Parliament Adopts Plan to Tackle Disease
On International Childhood Cancer Day (ICDC), February 15, the European Parliament is set to approve a landmark report to tackle risk factors, improve cancer care and increase research cooperation and funding. ICCD is a global collaborative campaign to raise awareness...
Acropolis Museum in Athens Deserves to Welcome Parthenon Sculptures
UNESCO recently called for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Athens from the British Museum, but the appeal has fallen on deaf ears. By Alexis Georgoulis - (MEP European Left) The day that UNESCO called for the return of the...
MEPs Call for European Culture Comeback in Rare Display of Unity
MEPs called on the EU to assist European culture by reopening venues and allowing cultural activities, in a rare display of unity
Greek Genocide and the Importance of Remembrance Days
The Greek Parliament has designated May 19th as a day of remembrance for the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus, the region of Asia Minor.
Greek MEP Alexis Georgoulis Champions Research for European Art
Alexis Georgoulis is at the forefront of efforts as a member of the European Parliament to promote culture and heritage.
Alexis Georgoulis: Greek Star Turned MEP Fights for Culture and Arts in Europe
Alexis Georgoulis, the popular Greek actor turned politician, is at the forefront of efforts as a member of the European Parliament to promote common EU approaches to culture and heritage. The former star in the television series “The Durrells,” who...
Raise Your Voice Festival 2020 Goes Digital
Raise Your Voice Festival 2020, the first digital festival against human trafficking and climate change is set to take place digitally between April 24 and 26 in Greece. The festival is coordinated by 53 civil society organisations from Greece and...