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Will Greece Ever Be Permanent Home to Olympic Games?

As the originator or the games, perhaps it is time for Greece to insist that Greece become the permanent home for the Olympic games.

15-Year Old From Moscow Creates a Greek Matryoshka Doll

Katerina Dimidou, a fifteen-year-old girl who lives in Moscow, created recently a Matryoshka doll dressed in the colors of a traditional Greek woman.

The Spectacular Peach Blossoms of Imathia, Greece

Every spring, the Greek region of Imathia turns into a spectacular quilt of hot pink and vivid green due to the blossoms of its famed peach trees that line the entire plain, located in central Macedonia. Everyone on Earth has...

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...

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...