Countdown to Christmas Kicks Off in Athens With Tree Lighting Ceremony
The festive season kicked off in Athens with the Christmas tree lighting at Syntagma Square opposite the Greek Parliament building on Thursday evening. Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of Athens, gave the official signal for the illumination of the giant 21-meter-high...
Athens to Get Its First-Ever Japanese Garden
The city of Athens will soon have its first-ever Japanese garden, which will be located in Nereidon Park on Michalakopoulou Street, near the National Gallery. A ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the project, which is part of the...
Ecumenical Patriarch “Building Bridges,” Say Mayors of Athens, Istanbul
Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of Athens, paid a joint visit, with Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu, to the city's Greek Orthodox Patriarchate on Friday.
Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens
Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was shared by Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of the city of Athens, through a Facebook post. There...
Dora Bakoyannis to Chair PACE Committee on Political Affairs
Following a nomination by the EPP, the head of Greece 's PACE delegation, and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Dora Bakoyannis was unanimously voted in to chair the Council of Europe's Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy. It is the first time...