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Melina Mercouri Mural Welcomes Public to Greek Street Art Festival

A striking mural of iconic Greek actress Melina Mercouri, famous for both her career on the big screen as well as her life of activism, has kicked off ArtWalk's Fifth International Street Arts Festival in Patras. The impressive graffiti piece...

Following Thessaloniki, Greece Closes Waterfront Promenades in Volos and Patras

Nikos Chardalias, the Greek Deputy Minister for Civil Protection, announced on Friday afternoon that the waterfront promenades in two major Greek ports will close in the coming days to promote social distancing. The waterfront promenade of the city of Volos,...

Coronavirus Cases in Greece Climb to Double Figures

The second case of coronavirus was recorded in the western Greece city of Patras on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases throughout the country to ten. The Greek Health Ministry announced that the tenth victim is a close...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19 coronavirus fears. More specifically, the regional units of Achaea, Zakynthos (Zante) and Elis (Ilia) will be...

Greece's Ninth Coronavirus Case Hospitalized in Serious Condition in Patras

The first case of coronavirus has been recorded in the western Greece city of Patras on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases throughout the country to nine. The Health Ministry announced that the latest victim is a Greek...

Patras Carnival: 14,000 Children in Joyful Parade Bring Message of Hope

Fourteen thousand little carnivalists joined the parade of the Patras Carnival, giving a spectacular show with their colorful, elegant and inventive costumes and chariots. This years' parade had 14,000 young people, divided into 102 groups, who gave their best to...