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Greek population decreases in Rhine – Westphalia

The Greek population in Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) has reportedly decreased by 20% in the past 8 years, according to information of the federated state’s statistical service that was processed by I. Stergopoulos. The Greek population in the area had been...

Poll: Germans say euro zone may have to expel Greece

A majority of Germans want debt-ridden Greece to be thrown out of the euro zone if necessary and more than two-thirds oppose handing Athens billions of euros in credit, a poll published on Sunday showed. More than half of Germans...

50 years migration in Germany

The desire for joint, coordinated action, with the conviction that success is a viable target, with expressed by all participants in a symposium organised in Munich by the Doryforos Association, entitled: “Greeks of Germany: Different approaches, same targets”. The symposium...

Byzantium Splendor and Everyday Life

A wide-ranging selection of magnificent and historically important works of art brings to life the fascinating history and art of the Byzantine Empire. The exhibition provides a comprehensive survey of the ‘Byzantine millenium’ which began with the foundation of Constantinople...

Developments in Greek education in Germany

The significance of Rhine-Westphalia’s Education Ministry’s decision to recognize the local Greek schools as “supplementary school’s of general education” is mentioned in a report by Vivi Papapanagiotou on Germany Deutsche Welle Radio titled “What the recognition of Greek school’s...

Adam Bousdoukos stars in “Soul Kitchen”

Filled with boisterous good spirits, Fatih Akim's "Soul Kitchen" tells of a young Greek-German man's attempts to make a success of a funky restaurant despite a series of mishaps. The film won the Special Jury Prize at the Venice...

A Greek-German, Christina Klein, Rocks Europe

Christina Klein is better known by her stage name LaFee. She is a 19 year-old singer/songwriter who has sold more than 1 million albums worldwide. She is best known as the lead singer of LaFee and she is most...

Hamburg police attack ‘was to mark death of Greek student’

A group calling themselves ‘the hoodie wearers’ has claimed responsibility for the Hamburg police station attack on Thursday, saying it was to mark the first anniversary of the death of a teenager in Greece who was shot by police. In...

6th Festival of European Thessalians in Munich

The Federation of Thessalian Associations of Germany and other European countries “Vasilsi Tsitsanis” and the Thessalian Assocaition of Munich with the participation of association-members (Wiesbaden, Switzerland, Nuremberg, Berline, Dusseldorf, Cologne etc) are organizing the 6th Festival of Thessalians in...

Protest letters about education problems faced by Greek children in Germany

Problems relating to the premises housing the Greek Elementary School in Wuppertal are adding to the problems facing the education of Greek children in Northern Rhine Westphalia and those created by the unfortunate purchase of a building in Dusseldorf...