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A Greek Pianist to Revitalize Venice’s Cultural Life

Alexandros Kapelis is a Greek-Peruvian concert pianist who is set to revitalize Venice's cultural scene. Venice is a center for some of the world's most prestigious international events across disciplines-- like the Venice Biennale, the Salone Nautico and the...

Italy Quarantines 16 Million People in Extraordinary Coronavirus Move

The Italian authorities announced on Sunday morning that more than sixteen million people will be quarantined in a total of fifteen provinces of the country, in order to limit the spread of the Covid19 coronavirus. Among the regions affected by...

Greek Institute of Byzantine Studies Affected by Venice Flooding

The massive flooding that has been causing a range of serious issues in Venice, Italy since Tuesday has affected the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies, it was made public on Wednesday afternoon. The exquisitely beautiful Italian city is...

538 Passengers Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out on Igoumenitsa-Venice Ferry

A fire broke out onboard a ferry that had initiated its trip from Greece's Igoumenitsa to Venice in Italy. The fire broke out at the fourth level of the ''Olympic Champion's'' garage, affecting two trucks that were traveling on it. According...

Costa-Gavras’ “Adults in the Room” Receives Mixed Reviews After Venice Premiere

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and his wife Danae Stratou walked on the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Saturday for the premiere of the film "Adults in the Room" together with director Costa-Gavras and the...

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...

Port of Piraeus Signs Agreement With Italian Ports

The Greek port of Piraeus signed a memorandum of understanding with Italy's port authorities from the cities of Venice and Chioggia on Monday. The agreement seeks to develop port services and promote increased trade between Europe, the Mediterranean and the...

Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves Between Italy and Greece (video)

Dramatic footage has emerged from a video of a Greek ferry fighting gale-force winds on its way from Venice, Italy to Patras, Greece. Christophoros Skamangas, the captain of the ferry ''Asterion II'' who is from the island of Syros, bravely battled the...

Greek And Italian Experts Rush To Save Historic Greek Cemetery In Tuscany

A team of architects and civil engineers of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Supervisory Committee of the Institute of Venice are racing against time and extreme weather conditions to preserve and protect the historic Greek cemetery...