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Austria: The Greek Diaspora conveys a message of optimism and hope to the homeland
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Vienna , 31.01.2012
The appeal to join efforts, so as to give strength and hope to the afflicted Greek society, in order to overcome the crisis, was the main focus of all greeting addresses in yesterday’s evening for the customary cutting of the Vasilopita (New Year’s cake), held in the premises of Vienna City Hall and organized by the Federation of Greek Associati... more
Angela Merkel presents national plan for integration
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Thessaloniki , 31.01.2012
Language promotion, volunteering, immigrants in the public services, as well as their position on the Media and the course of integration are the main themes of the 5th integration summit in Berlin on January 31st. As indicated in a notice by the Federation of Greek Communities (OEK) in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel is to present a “Nati... more
Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem to visit Cyprus Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem to visit Cyprus
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Nicosia , 31.01.2012
Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem will be paying an official visit to Cyprus, from February 10 to the 13th, at the invitation of Archbishop Chryssostomos of Cyprys. According to a notice, the Patriarch of Jerusalem will land in Larnaka Airport on February 10, and later on in the morning the delegation will be officially welcomed at the Archd... more
Artwork by Mina Papatheodorou – Valyraki at the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Washington , 31.01.2012
Greek artist Mina Papatheodorou – Valyraki will be the guest of honor at the inaugural event of the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ 25th Anniversary, on February 3, 2012, with her artwork “Double Ferrari Formula One”. The Formula 1 themed painting, which will also be auctioned on the museum’s anniversary, couldn’t be missing from an “E... more
2012 Montreal World Film Festival to be dedicated in memory of Theo Angelopoulos
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Montreal , 31.01.2012
The 2012 Montreal World Film Festival will be dedicated in memory of Theo Angelopoulos, as it was announced by President Serge Losique, close friend of the late Greek director. At the same time, the artistic community of Montreal is shocked by the sudden death of the internationally renowned Greek director, as the departed was often a guest ... more
Archaeology: Greece, 40 old epigraphs shown in Delphi
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 31.01.2012
An exhibition entitled ''Delphic Letters: Journey through the old epigraphs of the pan-Hellenic sanctuary'' has been organised by Greece's 14th Classical and Prehistorical antiques bureau at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi, the important archaeological site and historic Ancient Greek city on the slopes of the Parnassus, in central Greece, wh... more
Tots Sing In Greek To Honor Hierarchs Tots Sing In Greek To Honor Hierarchs
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Niles , 31.01.2012
Three- to five-year-olds at the St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church preschool and kindergarten put on a program to mark the feast of the three hierarchs, who are credited with explaining the concept of the trinity. Many parents are impressed if three-year-olds can recite the months of the year. On Friday at St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Chur... more
Strong Greek tourism industry offers hope to exit financial crisis
Hellenes Abroad / Greece Athens , 31.01.2012
A long-standing strong pillar of Greek economy, the tourism industry has withstood the pressures of an acute debt crisis that has hit Greece since 2009 and posted remarkable results last year, offering hope for recovery and growth, according to tourism officials. "With the proper support of the state, tourism can become a key motor to pull th... more