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The Last Goodbye to Theater Great Lefteris Vogiatzis

On May 8 the art world of Greece said the last goodbye to the great director and actor, Lefteris Vogiatzis, who passed away at the age of 68 on May 2. From 12 pm until 4 pm, his body was...

37 Years Without Alexander Panagoulis

Thirty seven years have passed since the death of Alexander Panagoulis and on May 1, as every year, his memorial service will be held. Panagoulis was a politician, poet and actively participated against the dictatorship of the Colonels. However, he...

Anthony Antapassis Passes Away

The well-known and distinguished jurist Anthony Antapassis passed away on April 29 at the age of 71. He was Professor of Commercial and Maritime Law at the University of Athens and a lawyer of the Supreme Court of Greece. He...

Actor Costas Karras Has Passed Away

For the past six years, Greek actor Costas Karras was fighting cancer. Despite the doctors' hopeful predictions, Costas Karras did not manage to beat his illness. He passed away on Sunday, May 6, early in the morning, at the...

First Cemetery of Athens Amidst 67 Culture Sites At Risk

The First Cemetery of Athens, the oldest cemetery in the city and contains the graves of key Greek figures from the past two centuries is one of the overall 67 historical culture sites, is in need of immediate preservation...