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«Greek Cinema» book launched at King’s College, London
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Liverpool , 06.02.2012
Co-edited by Dr Lydia Papadimitriou (Film Studies, Liverpool John Moores University) and Dr Yannis Tzioumakis (Communications and Media, University of Liverpool), the first collection of essays on Greek cinema to be published in English, Greek Cinema: Texts, Histories, Identities (Intellect) was successfully launched last week at King's College,... more
Ancient world study tour on again
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Melbourne , 06.02.2012
This year the Australian Archeological Institute at Athens (AAIA) and the University of Queensland will be working together to help students embark on a research and study trip to Greece during the summer semester. The institute will be providing support to the course by giving away two scholarships, which subsidised awardees' expenses during th... more
Russia: Poetry competition dedicated to Greece Russia: Poetry competition dedicated to Greece
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Thessaloniki , 06.02.2012
A poetry competition dedicated to the historic homeland is being organized by SAE Region of former USSR countries, within the context of March 25th anniversary events. The competition is being carried out through the website: www.greeks-su.com, with an aim to promote Greek culture, forge the unity of the Diaspora, offer social and patriotic ... more
Canadian Ambassador meets Greek-Canadian businessmen of Toronto
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Ottawa , 03.02.2012
“This year, Canada is celebrating 70 years of friendship with Greece, since diplomatic relations between the two countries were officially established in 1942”, stated the Ambassador of Canada to Greece, Robert Peck, during his meeting with Greek – Canadian businessmen at Toronto National Club, in the presence of the Ambassador of Greece, Elefth... more
ICJ: Distomo victims cannot seize German property in Italy ICJ: Distomo victims cannot seize German property in Italy
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 03.02.2012
Germany enjoys legal immunity from being sued in foreign courts by Greek victims of Second World War atrocities, the United Nations highest court ruled on Friday in the Hague. The International Court of Justice said in a ruling that the Italian courts had violated Germany's sovereignty by judging that the relatives of Greek victims of a Germa... more
Archbishop Ieronymos issues appeal towards Greek Prime Minister Papademos over economic crisis
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 03.02.2012
Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos, addressed a letter to Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos, extending his strong concern on the future of Greece. The Archbishop of Athens mentions that the patience of Greek people is exhausted and the risk of an imminent “social ignition” cannot be ignored “neither by those who give orders, no... more
Greek Filmmaker Costis Mitsotakis from Sodeto, Spain, speaks on his «misfortune» Greek Filmmaker Costis Mitsotakis from Sodeto, Spain, speaks on his «misfortune»
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 03.02.2012
Filmmaker Costis Mitsotakis, may not have bought a lottery ticket, but “helped” Sodeto, a small village in Spain, win the amount of 115 million Euros. “I feel like I won too. What happened in my village is a good theme for an interesting documentary. And it happened right next to me. I have already started gathering material.” Costis Mi... more
Grevena, with Valia Kalda, candidate for Model Forest Grevena, with Valia Kalda, candidate for Model Forest
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Thessaloniki , 03.02.2012
The municipality of Grevena, in Western Macedonia, has recently submitted its candidacy for joining the International Model Forests Network (IMFN), for the designation of the Valia Kalda National Park, also known as the Pindos National Park, as a 'Model Forest'. Valia Kalda is a major forest wealth for Greece, and its inclusion on the map of... more