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Operation Olive Tree: Greece Saves Centuries-Old Trees from Destruction

More than 500 olive trees, some of which are centuries-old, have been saved so far by the almost unknown efforts of ERGOSE. ERGOSE is a subsidiary company of TRAINOSE, the Greek Railway Operator, and its role is to construct and...

Greeks Meet Virtually to Drink Ouzo Under Lockdown

Drinking ouzo with a group of friends gathered around a table full of delicious mezedes, or small dishes, and sharing the latest news is a quintessential Greek experience. The country's nationwide lockdown, however, has pushed Greeks to re-imagine these social...

Greek Youth Summit in Melbourne Sparks Renewed Commitment to Community

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) hosted a Youth forum on Tuesday night, February 11 which was organized by two passionate young Greek-Australians, Dean Kotsianis and Vasilios Berbatakis. An intergenerational audience of 100 people, including young, inspiring Greeks from all walks...

The Intriguing Greek Origins of Marseille, France’s Oldest City

The Greeks are well known for their ancient tales of glory and tragedy, as well as their civilization's innumerable contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. However, what is lesser-known is that throughout the centuries, they founded scores...

Greek Presence in Britain Expands, Despite Brexit Uncertainty

According to a study conducted by the Southeast European Studies research group of the University of Oxford (SEESOX), the number of Greek nationals who moved to the UK to study or work increased significantly in the last decade, despite...

Greek Australians: The History of One of Australia’s Most Vibrant Communities

According to the latest census from 2011, more than 422,000 people in Australia said that they have Greek, Greek Cypriot or Greek Vlach ancestry. This begs the question: how did this exotic land manage to attract such a great number...

Fourteen-Year-Old Greek-Canadian Conquers Formula 4

Nico Christodoulou is a fourteen-year old Greek-Canadian Formula 4 driver, whose achievements and driving talent have already made him one of the most promising rising stars in the field of car racing. Born in Toronto, Canada in 2005, Christodoulou burst...

Thousands Gather at Fort Roupel to Reenact Historic WWII Battle

Thousands of people made a kind of a pilgrimage on May 11 and 12 to the site of the battlefields surrounding Greece's legendary Fort Roupel and the underground forts of the Metaxas Line, on the border of Greece and...