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Venice Bienniale award for Athens Festival collaborator choreographer, Monteiro Freitas

“With her magnetic presence and the Dionysian power of her performances, Marlene Monteiro Freitas is one of the greatest artistic surprises in recent years,...

Western Greece wins “European destination of excellence” award

The Region of Western Greece was honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 award for its cultural tourism, during a special ceremony held on Monday in Athens. The...

1.7 billion euros for Greece from Juncker Plan

The total financing for Greece from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the so-called Juncker Plan, amounts at 1.7 billion euros and is...

Initiative of PM Tsipras on “social Europe”

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras put the issue of a social Europe on the agenda of the European Council Summit, taking an important initiative...

European Commission report shows an improvement of health in Greece

The health situation of the Greek population has been presenting a stable and continuous improvement during the last decades, according to a new report...

“Greek yoghurt” denomination only for products produced in Greece

“Greek yoghurt” denomination may not be used for products produced outside Greece, stated a spokesperson of the European Commission, according to EURACTIV news site....

Greece to receive European Commission funding to tackle refugee crisis

The European Commission will fund Greece with over 200 million euro, so that refugees rent houses and improve their living conditions. This program, which...

Papadimoulis: The issue of public debt in the Eurozone is out of control

Referring to the issue of the piling public debt of most of the Eurozone member states, European Parliament Vice-President Dimitris Papadimoulis called on the...

Greek government wants debt to be the only open issue in Eurogroup

In view of Thursday’s EuroWorking Group, the Greek government has been focusing in the past hours on fulfilling the last prerequisites for the second...

The Greek debt issue to be addressed in IMF spring meeting

The Greek government delegation will be visiting Washington tomorrow Thursday, for the spring meeting of the IMF. Ministers Euclid Tsakalotos and George Chouliarakis will be...