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Greek Farmer From Thessaloniki Wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

36-year old farmer Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda, Thessaloniki was declared on Friday the winner of this year's prestigious ''EU Young Farmers Prize''. More specifically, Tsakiris won the first prize in the category environmentally-sustainable champion in farming, during this year's online...

Greek NGO Helping Refugee Children Wins $2 Million Prize (video)

The Greek Non-Governmental Organization called "METAdrasi" won two million dollars in a prize awarded by the Conrad Hilton Foundation on Monday. This represents the largest monetary amount of any humanitarian prize in the entire world. "METAdrasi – Action for Migration and Development"...

Venice Film Festival to Honor Costa-Gavras

It was announced recently that the 76th International Film Festival of Venice will honor the Greek-French director Costa-Gavras with its ''Glory to the Filmmaker Prize'' on August 31. Costa-Gavras will receive this prestigious award for his latest film, titled ''Adults...

''Greek Paths of Culture'' Wins Europa Nostra Award

The organization ''Greek Paths of Culture'' was among the winners of this year's ''Europa Nostra'' awards, according to an announcement made on Tuesday. According to their website, Greek Paths of Culture is an integrated, multi-disciplinary program tasked with selecting, conserving,...

Greek Member of European Parliament Declared MEP of the Year

Maria Spyraki was named a Member of the European Parliament of the Year in the category of "Industry, Research and Innovation" on Wednesday. Spyraki is an MEP for the European People’s Party, to which the New Democracy party belongs. "This prize...

Greek Sea Scouts Accept John McCain Prize on Behalf of Lesvos

Eighteen-year-olds Xenophon Koukoutas and Giannis Svoros accepted the inaugural John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service last Saturday on behalf of the residents of the entire island of Lesvos, for their "heroic support of refugees fleeing mayhem throughout...

23-year-old Greek Teacher First in World of Robotics (Photos)

The World Youth Innovation and Technology Exhibition in robotics that took place in Shanghai this year, held a big surprise for the 23-year-old Teacher from Greece and her team, that won first prize. Diana Voutyrakou, a graduate of the Department...

Three Greek Novels Shortlisted for European Union Prize for Literature

Three Greek novels, "Dendrites" by Kallia Papadaki, "The Greek doctor" by Carolina Mermiga and "The calligraph's night shift" by Maria Xylouri were included in the shortlist for the European Union Prize for Literature that will be bestowed on May...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Nominated for World Mayor Prize

The list of candidates for the 2014 World Mayor Prize includes 26 nominees from all corners of the globe. Four mayors come from North America, four from Latin America, nine from Europe, six from Asia, one from Australia and...