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Hellenic Air Force Band Plays ‘Zorba the Greek’ in St. Petersburg (video)

"Zorba the Greek" played by the Hellenic Air Force Band got the St. Petresburg crowd excited during the International Military Bands Festival. The Hellenic Air Force Band was invited by the City of St. Petersburg for the annual event. Along...

Russian Tourists Flow Up in 2017; Investments Underway

Russian tourists to Greece are expected to increase in 2017, Konstantinos Gambaeridis, founding member of the cultural center "Russian House" and director of St. Petersburg governor, said in statements to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency's radio station Praktoreio 104.9 FM. "We...

One Hundred Greek Artists to Exhibit at St. Petersburg Museum

Important aspects of modern and contemporary art, which is inextricably linked to the concept of place as an aesthetic field, is the theme of the exhibition "Genii Loci. Greek Art from 1930 to today" at the Menage State Museum...

Great Byzantine Art Relives at St. Petersburg’s Hermitage

A total of 121 masterpieces of Byzantine art will be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg in Russia until October 2. The opening ceremony of "Byzantium Through the Centuries" took place on Friday. The exhibition is part...

Admiration for the Archaic Kore in Russia

The Archaic Kore 670 from the Acropolis Museum was treated as a unique and emblematic work of art by the Russian audience, which is being presented in the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. The exceptionally preserved Kore, which dates...

Hermitage Museum to Exhibit Archaic Kore from Acropolis Museum

One of the Athens Acropolis' finest and best-preserved votive korai -- the archaic statues depicting young women -- will be presented outside Greece for the first time on Friday, when it is put on display in the Roman Courtyard...

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Tricky Task for Greece

The draw that took place in Russia on Saturday, July 25, determined that if Greece qualifies for its third FIFA Wold Cup finals in a row, the team will be placed in the same pool as fellow 2014 finalists Bosnia...

Russian President Putin: 'Greek Crisis is a European Problem'

As Greece is struggling to reach an agreement with creditors in order to secure financial aid and avoid defaulting on its debt at the end of June, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras travelled to St. Petersburg, Russia, to attend the International...

Greek PM Tsipras: The Problem Is Not Greek But European

"We are in the middle of a storm, but we are people of the sea and we are not afraid of sailing in open seas and reaching safe ports," stated Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday in his...

Russia, Greece Sign Deal on TurkStream Gas Pipeline

Russia and Greece have signed a deal to create a joint enterprise for the construction of the TurkStream pipeline across Greek territory, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said. The pipeline will have a capacity of 47 billion cubic meters...