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Greece Triumphs in Berlin’s “Oscars of Tourism”

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura came away with four important international tourism awards during the ITB Berlin 2019 tourism show on Thursday. The PATWA International Travel Awards, given out by the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association, are in their twenty-first year...

Greece, Germany Forge Deal on Refugee Re-Admissions

A deal which could see refugees who applied for asylum in Greece but subsequently moved on to Germany returned has been struck between Athens and Berlin, a German government spokeswoman has said. Quoted in Greek newspaper Kathimerini, Interior Ministry spokeswoman Eleonore...

Rare Photos of Thessaloniki to be Featured in Berlin Exhibition

Thessaloniki, the alluring city of Northern Greece, will be featured in an exhibition at the Museum of European Culture in Berlin starting August 9. The exhibition “Thessaloniki. Looking at Time Through Moments: Photographs 1900–2017,” will showcase a rare selection of...

Ancient Greek Tragedy Adapted by Syrian Women, to be Staged in Berlin

A group of Syrian women are adapting the Euripides’ tragedy “Iphigenia”, using a a play set during an ancient war to bring Berlin audiences closer to the plight of women driven from their homeland by conflict. The play, staged this...

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou to Appear in Robert Wilson Play in Berlin

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou is in Berlin for a guest appearance in world renowned theatre director Robert Wilson's, "Luther Dancing with the Gods". Koniordou was invited by Wilson to participate in the play, which celebrates the 500th anniversary of Martin...

ND Leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis Meets With Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday had a meeting with German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble in Berlin, which lasted roughly 70 minutes ending at 2 p.m. Greek time. The meeting was held at the German finance ministry...

Director Costa Gavras Honorary Guest of the Greek Film Festival in Berlin

The Greek Film Festival in Berlin opened with the film “Amen” by Costa Gavras. The presence of the acclaimed director at Hellas Filmbox Berlin as an honorary guest conveyed multiple messages. Addressing the audience the great Greek cinematographer referred to his...

PM Tsipras Calls Chancellor Merkel, Offers Condolences After Deadly Berlin Attack

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the telephone and offered the sincere condolences of the Greek people for the families of the victims and the German people after Monday night's deadly...

Tsipras: We are Determined to Defend the Rights of the Greek People

The Greek government is determined to defend the rights of its people and not bow to pressure to adopt measures that perpetuate austerity, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told lawmakers at the 5th conference of the Party of the European...

Berlin, the German City With an Unexpected Greek Flair

There are an almost limitless number of interesting things to do while visiting Berlin, Germany -- but it might surprise you that many of the sights you are about to take in have a certain Greek influence to them. That's...