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Retired Greek Basketball Superstar Honored in Sweden

Nikos Galis, one of the greatest Greek basketball players of all time, was announced an honorary member of the Greek team of Göteborg BC in Sweden. “As of today, I am a member of the Greek team of Sweden. I...

Swedish Journalist's Account of the Crisis

"Stolen Spring," a new account of the eurocrisis by Swedish journalist Kajsa Ekis Ekman, hits Greek bookstores today. "Stolen Spring" describes the eurocrisis as Ekman experienced it while visiting Athens at the height of the current economic recession. She explores the way...

Humanitarian Help from Greek, Norwegian and Swedish Activists

A coalition of activists said on Tuesday they would send a flotilla of ships to break Israel's siege of Gaza by the end of 2014, four years after a similar campaign ended in a deadly raid by Israeli commandos. The...

Austrian Drag Artist Conchita Wurst Wins 2014 Eurovision; Greece Ends 20th

The winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest is Conchita Wurst from Austria with the song "Rise Like A Phoenix." The 25-year-old drag artist whose real name is Thomas "Tom" Neuwirth and on stage presents an image of a woman with a...

Cleopas Strongylis: New Metropolitan of Sweden and All Scandinavia

It was announced today that Archimandrite Cleopas Strongylis, a scholar and cleric who served in Boston until now and is mostly known for his scientific work on Saint Nektarios, was elected Metropolitan of Sweden and all Scandinavia. Furthermore, the former Metropolitan...

Greece a Top Tourist Destination for Swedes in 2014

The Greek tourist sector is set for a great performance this year, according to Swedish magazine TRAVEL NEWS, which published an article entitled “Greece – the winner of this year’s summer” on its website. According to the article, Greece ranks...

Swedish Tourists Prefer Greece For Vacation

Greece is one of the most favorite destinations for Swedish tourists. More than 626,000 tourists from Sweden visited Greece during 2013. This number indicates an increase by 15 percent as compared to 2012. This data is included in the article of...

Crete: Olof Palme's Legendary House for Sale

The legendary residence of the Swedish politician Olof Palme in a village near Heraklion, Crete, Greece, is on sale. The house was given to Palme by the local community when he was the Prime Minister of Sweden. Palme loved the...

Greece in 7th Place for Human Rights Violations

According to the annual report of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) released on Thursday, January 30 by the president of the Court Dean Spielmann, Greece is in 7th place for recorded human rights violations. In particular, the annual...

GNTO in Scandinavia Facing Closure

  The Greek National Tourism Organization has been around for more than half a century in Scandinavia. The Scandinavian tourism market is unquestionably considered as one of the greatest markets for Greece. However, it seems that GNTO in Scandinavia is moving...