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Mt. Athos leaves positive impression as potential tourist destination in Brussels
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Thessaloniki , 09.02.2012
The prospect of a joint promotional campaign for the area of Athos was discussed in Brussels between representatives of the low-cost airline company Ryanair and Athos Mayor, Christos Pahtas, given that – according to data recently published – over 8 out of 10 passengers of the airline (85%), travelling via Thessaloniki, eventually end up in Halk... more
Voices & visions
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Melbourne , 09.02.2012
Festival Hellenika is seeking participation in the Voices & Visions presentation evening to be held on Wednesday 4 April. Whether you are from Greek background or not, if you are a poet; contemporary writer; performing artist; crafts person; photographer; film maker, traveller or Person with a Hellenic (Greek) theme or story to tell, then Fe... more
Hornsby Greek Festival on this weekend Hornsby Greek Festival on this weekend
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Hills Shire , 09.02.2012
GREECE will be the word at Cherrybrook on Sunday. The Hornsby Greek Festival will be held at Greenway Park between 11am and 7pm. It celebrates everything Greek, with a focus on music, dance, wine and food, as well as coming together as friends to have a good time. If Greek culture is not too familiar to you, then you will have plenty to l... more
Greek Orthodox Monastery in Jerusalem vandalized Greek Orthodox Monastery in Jerusalem vandalized
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Jerusalem , 08.02.2012
A Jerusalem monastery, built on the site where tradition says the tree used in the making of Jesus's cross once stood, was defaced with "Death to Christians" graffiti on Tuesday. The words "Price Tag" daubed on a vandalized car parked outside the 11th-century Monastery of the Cross suggested that militant Jewish settlers were responsible and ... more
Greek Deputy Minister of Education and Belgian Minister of Education sign interstate cooperation agreement
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Thessaloniki , 08.02.2012
Under the interstate cooperation agreement, signed on February 7 in Brussels, by the Greek Deputy Minister of Education, Evi Christofilopoulou and the Belgian Minister of Education of the French-speaking community, Marie-Dominique Simonet, Greek language courses will be integrated in the curriculum of schools in Belgium. Through this agreem... more
Greek – American foundation offers help to vulnerable groups in Greece
Hellenes Abroad / Greece New York , 08.02.2012
The Greek Solidarity Foundation, recently established in New York will be taking action to assist vulnerable groups in Greece. According to a notice issued by the charitable organization, the foundation aims to relieve vulnerable groups in Greece, suffering from the unprecedented economic crisis. As it is stressed, the Foundation was establi... more
Greek scientist participates in study identifying an association between genetic variants and stroke Greek scientist participates in study identifying an association between genetic variants and stroke
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 08.02.2012
A major international scientific consortium identified a genetic mutation in one of the approximately 23.000 human genes, which can double the risk of ischemic stroke. It is one of the first times that scientists discover a specific genetic factor, justifying the association between genetic variants and susceptibility to stroke. Therefore, s... more
Greece signs EU protocol to boost tourism
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Brussels , 08.02.2012
Greek Culture and Tourism Deputy Minister George Nikitiadis on Tuesday signed a protocol of cooperation with Antonio Tajani, the vice-president of the European Commission, responsible for tourism affairs, aimed at boosting tourism between South America and Europe. The protocol has already been signed by Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania and Po... more