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Local Bands and Orchestras Make Corfu the Music Capital of Greece

Corfu is the most musical island in Greece, with hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras and bands. Even the way its natives speak is musical, as their speech often sounds like singing. Corfu is also the third most...

Flag-Raising and National Anthem Ceremony Abolished in Greek Schools

The Ministry of Education has abolished the ceremony of raising the Greek flag and the singing of the national anthem at primary schools. After the controversial decision to select flag-bearers following a draw of all students irrespective of school achievement,...