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Greece's Apostolos Papastamos Breaks World Junior Swim Record in Budapest

Greek swimmer Apostolos Papastamos, from Chania, Crete beat the World Junior Record and Championships Record in the final of the men’s 400 Individual Medley in Budapest on Saturday night. The 18-year old broke the Greek national record of 4:14.41, set...

Visiting the Historical City of Budapest, with a Greek Twist

Budapest is without a doubt one of Europe's most spectacularly beautiful cities. Here, you will find the past and the present blending in a unique way, as historical buildings are modernized on the inside, while preserving their original architectural...

Vienna’s Greek Deputy Mayor Asks for the Transfer of Central European University to Austrian Capital

Vienna's Deputy Mayor Maria Vasilakou asked for the transfer of the Central European University (CEU) from Budapest to Vienna after the Hungarian government decided its closure. CEU was founded in 1991 by Hungarian-American investor and businessman George Soros. On Tuesday,...

Greek MPs Visit Beloiannisz Village in Hungary

The Greek Parliament delegation -which participated in the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Budapest from May 15 to 18) - had the opportunity to get acquainted with the historical Beloiannisz community, the Greek village of Hungary, located southwest of Budapest, which is...

Three Greek International Footballers Involved in Fatal Car Accident in Budapest

Three Greek international footballers, included in the country's squad in an away draw with Hungary yesterday, were involved in a fatal car accident while on their way back home from the Hungarian capital of Budapest. Hungary and Greece produced a time-wasting...

From Battles On the Football Pitch to Battling for Life

Giorgos Karaiskos, a Greek expat and former professional footballer, is struggling to stay alive as he faces a major health problem. Giorgos Karaiskos was born in Budapest on the 10th of August 1954 and came from Hungary to Greece...

Aegean Opens Wings to Budapest

Aegean Airlines have announced the launch of a direct flight from Athens to Budapest. The two capital cities  have been reconnected by air months after Hungary's national airline Malev went bust. According to data from Hungarian tourism organizations - many...

Yanni’s Concert in Budapest

The Greek pianist, keyboardist, composer, and music producer Yanni (born Yiannis Hryssomallis), who has spent his adult life in the United States, talked about his close relationship with Greece during his concert in Budapest, Hungary. He mentioned Greece many times...

Greek Students Protest Erdogan In Budapest

Greek students along with others from Syria and Armenia protested Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Budapest. During his lecture, they stood outside the university where he was speaking and called him terrorist, insisting Turkey recognize the...

Budapest Swayed by the Rhythm of the “Women’s Association of Neo Velissario Ioannina” Dance Group

Greeks shined through with their singing and dancing performances during the 2012 folklore Budapest Summer Festival. Groups from Epirus, Vlacotinze of Serbia, Smyrna and Budapest presented a truly spectacular show. Greek-Hungarian Theodore Skevis’ special participation really favored the Greek team....