Europe

Swiss Committee on the Return of the Parthenon Marbles

The president of the Swiss Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles, Professor Dusan Sidjanski, during the event titled “Europe and the Parthenon Marbles: a common cause,” stressed the need for return of the marbles to Greece. In his...

Greeks Head to Skopje for Gas, Dentists and Casinos

Cars from across northern Greece are queuing outside Skopje, while it was found that the Greek state has suffered more than 13 million euros from sales losses just in the prefecture of Kilkis. The northern Greek prefecture of Macedonia is suffering,...

Putin Pledges to Protect Minorities in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin, at his annual question-and-answer session with the public, assured that the legitimate rights and interests of the Crimean peoples displaced during the Stalinist era will be restored. “We are about to sign a decree. We are working...

‘Another Europe with Tsipras’ Campaign Gets Underway in Rome

Under the slogan "We are the other Europe. Everything else is Troika", the "Another Europe with Tsipras” campaign for the forthcoming European elections got underway in Rome on Wednesday. According to Greek news, Alexis Tsipras’ candidacy for President of the European Commission has been endorsed by 220,000...

Paintings of Greece by Serbian Artists

An exhibition of paintings titled Greece in the consciences and hearts of Serbian painters, by art historian Nikola Kusovac, was opened in the large gallery of the Serbian Armed Forces Club. The exhibition, which coincides with the Greek EU presidency,...

Greek Goddess Statue Found At Illegal Excavation in Turkey

A statue, believed to be the ancient Greek goddess Demeter, has been unearthed at an illegal excavation in Simav, western Turkey. The statue, weighing in at 610kg and standing 2.8 meters tall, was discovered by two Turks, Ramazan C. And Ismail G, 26 and...

Ceramics in Young Contemporary Creation

The Galerie Lefebvre & Fils, bringing together eleven ceramics artists from around the world, presents a show entitled Tout feu Tout flamme from March 19 to May 31, in Paris. The artists participating are Florian Bézu, Ryan Blackwell, Robin Cameron, Patricia...

Greek National Theater in Avignon Festival

Yannis Mavritsakis' play Vitrioli, directed by Olivier Py, will represent the Greek National Theater at the 68th Avignon Festival, in southern France. The festival is one of the world's most important theater festivals and will take place from July 10 to 19. It...

Greek to Turkish Translation Workshop

The Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul and Istos publishing house will hold a two-day workshop for translation from Greek to Turkish in Istanbul from on May 17-18 at the Sismanoglio Megaro. The workshop’s aim is the linguistic, technical and...

Greek Film Week in Belgrade

Marking the Greek EU Presidency, Greek Film Week will take place from April 23 to 28 in Belgrade, under the title "Images from the past, vision of the future", and under the auspices of the Embassy of Greece, Serbia's Ministry of...