Switzerland

Betty Harlafti Travels to Switzerland to Perform Works by Mikis Theodorakis

Born in Athens, Greece, Betty Harlafti has traveled the world giving concerts in everything from encompassing Greek composers, lyrical performances, traditional Greek music such as rebetiko and jazz. Although the Greek Mezzo-soprano is perhaps best known for her collaboration with...

Greek Journalist Writes Book and Books Tickets for Euthanasia in Switzerland

Greek journalist Alexandros Vellios confessed that he has just a few months to live and wrote a book about his personal battle with cancer, titled "My Death and I - Right to Euthanasia." The writer says that while writing...

Greek Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias Wins Gold and Makes History at the European Gymnastics Championships

25-year-old Greek Champion Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias, won gold at the European Gymnastics Championships in Bern, Switzerland. On rings, he gathered 15,866 points, becoming the first athlete to win the gold medal back-to-back since Yuri Chechi in the 1996 Atlanta...

Greek PM Tsipras to Attend Annual World Economic Forum in Davos

The 2016 Annual World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, will take place this year from January 20 to 23, under the theme "Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution." To the surprise of some, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is among the...

'Lagarde List' Scandal Takes a New Twist

Years after the tax fraud scandal with the Swiss bank accounts known as the "Lagarde list" ignited public indignation in poverty-stricken and financially bankrupt Greece, the matter has taken a new twist as the western state of North Rhine-Westphalia...

The First Greek ‘The Big Pop Up Store’ in Gstaad Switzerland

The Lascaris Foundation in cooperation with "The Big Pop Up" launched the first Greek "The Big Pop Up Store" in Gstaad, Switzerland, in order to present Greek designers and Greek fashion to an international audience. More than 85 Greek jewelry, clothing...

New List Reveals More Than 10,000 Greek Accounts in Swiss Bank

The Greek government has gotten its hands on a new and even bigger list of Greek taxpayers' bank accounts in Switzerland, thanks to the help of the German Federal Government The Finance Ministry revealed that the list includes 10,588 accounts from 2006...

Basel Museum of Ancient Art to Host Antikythera Shipwreck Exhibition

The "Antikythera Shipwreck" exhibition of the National Archaeological Museum will be displayed at the Basel Museum of Ancient Art and Ludwig Collection, Switzerland, from September 27 to March 27, 2016. More than 370 exhibits of the shipwreck will be...

Ancient Greek Coin to Be Sent Back to Greece from Switzerland

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Wednesday that the Greek state will receive a 6th century BC Greek silver octadrachm coin that had been illegally smuggled into Switzerland from Greece. The coin, according to the Culture Ministry, hails from the ancient area of Visaltia, located in...

Greek Director to Premiere Film at Locarno International Film Festival

Greek director Athina Tsangari will screen her new feature film "Chevalier" for the first time at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland on August 12, 2015. "Chevalier" is among the 17 films in competition. The film was shot in Greece and...