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Greek Farmer From Thessaloniki Wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

36-year old farmer Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda, Thessaloniki was declared on Friday the winner of this year's prestigious ''EU Young Farmers Prize''. More specifically, Tsakiris won the first prize in the category environmentally-sustainable champion in farming, during this year's online...

US Embassy Searching for Young Greek Stars of the Science World

The U.S. Embassy in Athens, together with the Greek nonprofit organization SciCo, are organizing the "Stem Stars Greece" competition with the aim of supporting, highlighting, and rewarding students who have a special inclination towards science, technology, engineering or mathematics...

Greek Olive Oil Takes First Place in World Ranking of Extra-Virgin Olive Oils

An organic Greek olive oil won first place recently in the World Ranking of EVOO (or Extra-Virgin Olive Oils), garnering this accolade for the second consecutive year. The extra virgin olive oil "Gemstone Blend Evoo" from Sakellaropoulos' organic olive groves...

Greek Chef Irene Giorgoudiou Wins Title of "European Young Chef" for 2019

Greek chef Irene Giorgoudiou won the "European Young Chef Award" for 2019 on Thursday, in a competition organized by the South Aegean Region authority on the island of Rhodes. The South Aegean has been designated as the ''Gastronomical Region of...

University of Thessaloniki Students Win Five Medals at International Math Competition

A group of students from the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) returned to their university campus on Monday with five medals they had won at the International Mathematics Competition-IMC in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. The seven students competed with fellow college students...

The Spectacular Flowering Peach Groves of Imathia, Greece

Everyone on Earth has seen the splendor of the flowering cherry trees of Japan, which give such delicate beauty to the landscape every Spring there. But the huge carpets of pink blossoms from peach orchards, which transform the Imathia region...

ANEL Party Set To Lose Parliamentary-Caucus Status

The ex co-governing right-wing Independent Greeks (ANEL) party is set to lose its parliamentary-caucus status following a statement issued by its M.P. Thanassis Papachristopoulos, who said that he will resign on Friday. "I owe this seat to ANEL, and I...

New Gymnastics Competition To Premier in Athens Next July

A new gymnastics competition called the ''World Outdoor Gymnastic Gala'' (WOGG), will premiere in Athens in the summer of 2019 at the Panathinaic Stadium. The iconic stadium, the venue of the first modern Olympic Games, will host the event starting on...

We Vote Corfu! Greek Island Competes For Europe's Best Filming Location

Corfu is a finalist in a European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) competition for the best European shooting location for television and film. The island was proposed by the Hellenic Film Commission and the Greek Film Center, which announced that Corfu is...

Stunning Scenes From 'Santorini Experience 2018' Athlete Competition (videos)

''Santorini Experience 2018'' is a competition of running and swimming with athletes from all over the world that took place on the beautiful Greek island of Santorini between October 5-7. This year's program included open water swimming from the volcano...