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Irina Karamanos: The Greek Partner of Chile’s New President Gabriel Boric

The partner of the incoming Chilean President is a Greek-Chilean woman named Irina Karamanos; a feminist activist, she considers the term "First Lady" outdated now that "times have changed," she says. The 32-year-old Greek woman is the partner of the...

Greece's Stefanos Xenos Wins Gold in U21 Karate World Championship in Chile

Greek young athlete Stefanos Xenos won the gold medal on Saturday in the category of U21 Male Kumite -60kg, during the Under 21 Karate World Championship. The Greek karateka managed to defeat  Meshari Alzuabi, from Saudi Arabia, 4-1. Xenos, who is...

Chilean Metro Station Resembles Museum of Greek Civilization

The ”Grecia” metro station in Santiago, Chile could easily be called a small museum of Greek civilization where passengers can admire the exhibits. The underground "exhibition" has been open since 2014 and is full of reproductions of ancient Greek art...

Families Pay More Taxes than Singles in Greece

Families in Greece pay more taxes and social security contributions than any of the 34 OECD member-countries. According to a study conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), single people in Greece pay less taxes than families. The study...

World Cup Knockout Stage: The 8 games of the Final 16

After a record of 136 goals in the first 48 games, tomorrow the World Cup is taking it's final 16 teams to the knockout stage where usually the surprise teams collapse and the favorites stand. Let's take a...

Greeks of Chile Safe and Sound after Earthquake

The Greek authorities were deeply concerned about the well-being of approximately 5,000 Greeks who live in Chile, after a tremendous earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 on the Richter scale struck the country. Fortunately, the Greek embassy of Chile...

Chile Honors Ancient Greece

Chile found a novel way to pay tribute to Ancient Greece, as from March 7th the metro-station Grecia (Greece) which is situated in the capital Santiago, is decorated by an exhibition of Ancient Greek copies. The exhibition includes 23 carefully...

Famous Chilean Professor on Greek Culture

  The famous Chilean professor, Miguel Castillo Didier in a recent interview talked about the importance of Greek culture. Didier stated that Greece, although it is a small country has given the world important poets and writers such as Kazantakis, Seferis,...

Events in Commemoration of Greek Writer Kazantzakis

The International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis (DEFNK) is organizing events in South America and also in the Greek writer’s birthplace of Heraklion, Crete to welcome the new year. On January 7, the Spanish translation of Kazantzakis’ “Odyssey” will...

Greeks Show Chileans How to Dance

Events supporting Greece were organized by the Federation of Greek Communities in Chile, chaired by Mario Mancuso. They included lectures, Greek dances and attracted a large gathering. Aa thanksgivingwas marked at the Church of Saint Constantine and Saint Helena, in...