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Greek Deputy PM Venizelos Labels PM Samaras 'Immoral' Due to MP's Transfer

With a letter to the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, the president of PASOK, Evangelos Venizelos expressed his disapproval over the transfer of PASOK’s MP in Corfu, Angela Gerekou to New Democracy. Venizelos wrote in his letter that he never...

First Greek Hydroplane Airport to Be Built in Corfu

The decision for the establishment of Greece’s first hydroplane airport was signed on Monday, December 22, by the Minister of Mercantile Marine and Aegean, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis, and the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Transportation and Networks, Michalis Papadopoulos. The hydroplane airport will be built in...

First Water Airport to Operate in Corfu

The approval for the creation of the first water airport in Greece was signed today by Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Giannis Maniatis, after the examination of the environmental conditions was completed. The country's first water airport will operate...

'Promakhos' Premiere at the Acropolis Museum

“Promakhos,” a film about the Parthenon Marbles return from the British Museum to Athens, had its first official premiere on Monday, November 24, at the Acropolis Museum. Greek Parliament President Vangelis Meimarakis, Deputy Culture Minister Angela Gerekou and Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

Greece's Plans to Attract Hollywood Film Producers

A newly-formed committee within the Greek Ministries of Culture and Finance has recently been tasked with establishing tax incentives for major foreign film producers. Its first iniative? Shrinking – and in some cases eliminating – charges for Greek filmmakers wishing to shoot at Greek archaeological sites. Speaking...

Drama Film Festival Awards "Golden Dionysus" to Prosefhi

The 37th International Short Film Festival in Drama came to an end yesterday. Featuring 38 movies in the Greek competition sector and 58 in the international pool, the Drama Film Festival was a week-long gathering point for young film...

London to Athens on a Bike for the Parthenon Marbles Return

Salvatore Lo Sicco, a British-Italian professor who works in the UK, traveled from London to Athens on his bike to rally for the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles. Lo Sicco started his route outside the British Museum, which houses the Marbles that Lord...