Sweden

Greek CGI Director Andronikos Bisogiannis Nominated at Swedish Film Awards

Andronikos Bisogiannis, Greek CGI director and founder of Ixor, a visual effects and 3D animation company, has been nominated at the Guldabaggen Awards, the "Oscars" of Sweden. Awarded annually since 1964, the Guldbagge (“Golden Beetle”) is the name of the Swedish...

First Greek Orthodox Monastery in Scandinavia

On Sunday, December 6, His Eminence Cleopas Strongylis Metropolitan of Sweden and All Scandinavia attended the Holy Liturgy at the Monastery of St. Nicholas in the city of Rättvik, Sweden. A memorial was also held for the monastery’s founder,...

OECD: Greece Among the 'Smartest' Countries in the World

The OECD released a list that ranks countries based on the highest number of scientists per capita in fields such as mathematics, physics, technology and engineering. As it turns out Greece was placed among the 10 “smartest” countries in...

Greek Diaspora Scientist Develops Electronic Roses

Researchers at Linköping University in Sweden have developed both analog and digital electronic circuits that exist inside living plants, thus creating electronic roses. Their creation has paved the way for a possible future "marriage" between plants and computers. The research...

Swedish Customs Hires Greek Company for System Upgrade

Greek company Intrasoft International has been selected by the Swedish Customs as a key part of its wider technology upgrade programme, marking this project as the latest success for the ESKORT solution.  The ESKORT Compliance Solution is an integrated suite...

Sweden Wins Eurovision 2015; Greece Ends 19th; Full Results

Sweden, represented by artist Mans Zelmerlow and his pop anthem "Heroes" won the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Greece's Maria Elena Kyriakou with her song “One Last Breath” finished 19th in the Grand Final that took place on Saturday in Vienna, Austria. Winner Sweden scored...

ABBA to Open Greek Restaurant in Sweden

ABBA‘s Björn Ulvaeus posted in a new website called Mamma Mia: The Party, explaining he was working on an exciting project, making fans across the world excited in the prospect of an ABBA tour after all these years. However, that...

Greek Startup Company Idea Wins Swedish Competition

Greek entrepreneur Pavlos Georgiadis, co-founder of the startup company “We Deliver Taste,” is one of the 15 winners of this year's “Smart Living Challenge” innovation competition that was held at the Swedish Institute in Stockholm. "Smart Living Challenge" is an open,...

Greek Folli Follie Group Wins ‘Discovery of the Year’ Award

Yet another international honorary award managed to attract leading Greek company Folli Follie (FF Group), which currently operates actively in more than 28 countries, defining new trends in all sectors it operates, while maintaining a leading position in the...

Swedish Metal Band Praise Greece and October 28th in Song

Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton wrote a song in which they glorify the "OXI" of Greeks to the Italian army and the bravery of Greeks through the ages, from Spartan Leonidas to the warriors of the Pindos mountains. The band,...