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Philhellenism Lord Byron awards to John Kerry, Jack Lang, Charles Pictet

The President of the Hellenic Republic presented the International Awards of Philhellenism “Lord Byron” to former US senator and Secretary of State John Kerry, former French minister Jack Lang and Swiss banker Charles Pictet. The International ‘Lord Byron’ Awards have been established by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism. At …

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Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” sweeps through BAFTA Awards 2019

Film “The Favorite” by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos swept through the British Academy Film Awards 2019 with seven wins. As it was largely expected, Lanthimos’ dark period comedy The Favourite, which went into the night with 12 nominations, dominated proceedings, with seven wins, including leading actress for Olivia Colman, best …

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Brits choose Greece as best holiday destination for families

Greece has been awarded the Star Family Holidays Destination award for 2018 from the British magazine Travel Bulletin. In a ceremony held in London on Monday night, Greece took the award after a vote by some 7,500 reader-professionals of the magazine. Wnners were thrilled and finalists deeply honoured for the …

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Santorini winery among winners of Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

The full taste of Assyrtiko wine apparently surprised judges of Decanter’s World Wines Awards 2018.  They credited it as ‘‘an outstanding summary of this unique terroir,” and included Assyrtiko from the winery ArtemisKaramolegos on the island of Santorini among the 50 Best in Show. Just 0.3% of wines tasted at …

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Municipality of Rhodes awards loyal tourists from Denmark, UK and Germany

The Tourism Directorate of the Municipality of Rhodes awarded several tourists from Denmark, England, Scotland and Germany for being “loyal” visitors to the Knights’ island. More than 20 tourists received Awards of Honorary Distinctions of the Friends of Rhodes at a ceremony hosted at the City Hall of Rhodes. The …

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