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Kefaloyanni Pitches Greece in Germany

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyanni, in an interview with the German newspaper Der Tagesspiegel, said that this year some 16 million visitors will come to Greece, better than expected during the crushing economic crisis, but still a downturn. She said...

Greek Diplomat’s Car Torched in Berlin

Berlin police say they're investigating an apparent arson attack on a car belonging to Greeces military attache in the German capital. Police said the car was spotted ablaze early Monday in downtown Berlin. It was totally destroyed. The Greek Embassy says...

A Memorial Dedicated to the Victims of Genocide in the Ottoman Empire will be Built in Berlin

An ecumenical memorial dedicated to more then 3, 5 million Christians martyred in the Ottoman Empire in the beginning of the 20th century will be built in Berlin. The pre anointment ceremony of the memorial will take place on...

Berlin Rivals London in Attracting Greek Money

Greek capital transfers for the purchase of property abroad, particularly Germany, have acquired a steady pace in recent months, daily Kathimerini reports. "We are doing business with people interested in properties that are taxed less and yield higher returns than...

Solidarity Protest for the Greek People in Germany

A solidarity protest within the international "We are all Greeks" worldwide campaign in support of the Greek people was organized Saturday, February 18, in Berlin. Dozens of Greeks and Germans gathered in Wittneberg Square and expressed their support for debt-ridden...

Exhibition ‘Olympia: Myth – Cult – Games’ To Be Presented in Berlin

By Ingka Athanasiadou An exhibition titled 'Olympia: Myth – Cult – Games' is going to be presented in Berlin, running from the 31st of August, 2012 to the 7th of January, 2013. The exhibition “Olympia: Myth – Cult - Games” was...

Pergamon Altar Closed to Visitors for Three Years Due to Renovations

The Great Altar of Pergamon, a sculpted frieze dating from the 2nd century BC and one of Berlin's top tourist attractions, will be closed for repair work in 2014, the museum said on Tuesday. The Pergamon Museum - which opened...

Berlin Worries Over Funding of Branch of Hellenic Foundation for Culture

The director of the Branch of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Berlin, Eleftherios Oikonomou, expressed his worries over the functioning of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, after the chairman of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture in Greece asked...

New Exhibition of Vangelis Tzermias At Hellenic Cultural Foundation in Berlin

The Hellenic Cultural Foundation branch in Berlin will be formally inaugurating a new exhibition entitled “No return” by Vangelis Tzermias on February 2, at 20:00. Tzermias' works give the traditional seascape genre a new jolt, which is characterized by expressionist...

Greek-German Co-Production of the Opera ‘Yasou Aida’ in Berlin

The 'Yasou Aida' opera premiered at the Neuköllner Oper of Berlin, co-produced by the Neuköllner Oper and the Thessaloniki Concert Hall. The musical adaptation of the opera was made by Kharálampos Goyós, the text was written by Dimitris Dimopoulos, while...