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“Greece-A 365 Day Destination” voted World’s Best Tourism Film 2018 (video)

One more award for the tourism film “Greece – A 365 Day Destination.” The film won the “People’s Choice” Award World´s Best Tourism Film 2018 of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT), the biggest competition to reward the World’s Best Tourism Films and World’s Best Tourism Commercials. The …

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Athens proclaimed the European Capital of Innovation for 2018

The Greek capital Athens has been proclaimed the European Capital of Innovation for 2018. In a special event organized in Lisbon, the Greek capital was declared the winner of the European Commission iCapital Awards. “The prize awarded Athens for its ability to harness innovation in order to improve the lives …

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Tom Hanks slams Greek Culture Institute for using his name for event

Hollywood star Tom Hanks took to Twitter on Wednesday to dismiss for one more time news that he was going to Athens to receive an award for being a friend of Greece, a philellene, for having made a generous donation to an archaeological site or whatever the rumors and a …

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Stavros Niarchos Park awarded with 1st Prize for Innovative Design

The Stavros Niarchos Park at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) was honored with the 1st Prize of the European Garden Award 2018 / 2019 for the category of “Innovative Contemporary Design of a Park or Garden”. The award ceremony was held on September 7th, 2018, in Germany. The …

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Greece ranks 2nd in World 2017 Blue Flag Beaches – Check List

Greece ranked second place in the world on the 2017 Blue Flag quality award list for beaches and marinas, among 47 countries, the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) announced earlier this week. 486 beaches across the country received the 2017 Blue Flag beaches award. Spain came in …

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Baker Arvanitakis receives EESC Prize for helping refugees & migrants on Kos

Dionysis Arvanitakis, a 77-year-old baker from the island of Kos, is the second winner of the Civil Society Prize with which the EESC rewards the most outstanding examples of solidarity with migrants. Dionysis Arvanitakis is a 77-year-old Greek baker who at the height of the refugee crisis was baking over …

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…and the Pulitzer goes to three Greek photographers at Reuters

Three Geek photographers members of Reuters Breaking News won this year’s Pulitzer Prize for professional photography with the Pulitzer being the highest prize for journalists and reporters in the USA. Team leader Yannis Behrakis and his two younger colleagues Alkis Kosntantinidis and Alexandros Avramidis were awarded for capturing sensational human …

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