Greek Crisis Fails to Halt Flamenco Festival
At the dance school Playground for the Arts in the Votanikos area in Athens, Greece, there is anticipation in the air for the Coetáni Experimental Flamenco Festival. The festival brings together dancers from Spain, Austria, Canada and Greece. "The aim,"...
Athens Municipality Dismisses Demolition Plans for Panathinaikos Stadium
The municipality of Athens has dismissed the possibility of demolishing Panathinaikos F.C.’s home ground, Apostolos Nikolaidis, before the new stadium in Votanikos is built. The Athens Municipality official announcement, as released on its website, reads as follows: “It is a positive fact that...
Auction for Construction of Mosque in Votanikos Postponed
The fourth scheduled auction for the construction of a mosque in Votanikos which was expected to be held today was postponed once again. According to recent updates, the auction is expected to be held on the 24th of October. The...
Competition on Athens Mosque Construction Restarts
Infrastructure Minister Michalis Chrysochoidis announced on September 17, the fourth auctioning of the project for the construction of a mosque in Athens. The three previous competitions concerning the construction of the mosque in the Votanikos area of Athens took place on July 9,...
Greece OK's $1.25M For Mosque
The Greek government has given the go-ahead to release 964,000 euros ($1.25 million) for the first official state-sponsored and funded mosque in the country, the alteration of an old building in an Athens neighborhood that has drawn fire from...
It's Official, Mosque in Athens
The mosque issue will be officially voted in the Greek Parliament in the following Tuesday and after that actions for further construction will be undertaken. The mosque will be placed in Votanikos, where the Old Navy was, but it will...
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