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greekend*: Greece’s Tourism Organization promotion campaign for city breaks

Greece’s National Tourism Organization (EOT) launched a new advertising campaign on Thursday, touting the country’s  attractions as a city break destination. Coining the word ‘Greekend,’ the campaign encourages people to “end your week like a Greek.” “In just a few hours from home, why not make your next weekend, a …

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US Embassy launches campaign to commemorate Greece’s War of Independence 1821

How did the American Revolution influenced the Greek Revolution of 1821? What was the relation between scholar Adamantios Korais and Dounding Father and third President Thomas Jefferson? What is the explanation for Philellenism in the USA? These and other issues are contained in the yearlong campaign the US embassy in …

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“Endless Greek Summer” campaign for Greeks and Foreigners

Greece’s Tourism Organization has launched the “Endless Greek Summer” outdoor campaign that promotes unique features to Greeks and foreigners. The campaign is promoted at the country’s international airports and via public transport means in Athens. Launched by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), the campaign presents the unique features of …

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UK gov’t launches information campaign to support UK Nationals in Greece

The UK government has launched an information campaign to support UK nationals in Greece. According to a press release sent by the UK embassy in Athens to KTG, the vital information campaign targets more than one million Brits across Europe. The campaign aims to support and advice them to protect …

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Marinakis’ media group returns “Stay Home” campaign funds to the state

Media group Alter Ego of ship-, media and football clubs owner Vaggelis Marinakis has returned to the government the funds it received for the anti-coronavirus campaign ‘Stay Home.” almost one million euros. In a statement released on Wednesday, the media group said that the money was returned to the state …

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“Stay Home” Campaign: Gov’t supportive media get lion’s share, opposition just 1%

The Greek government finally published on Monday a detailed a detailed account on the expenditures of its “We Stay Home” campaign during the coronavirus lockdown. The list has been published following immense pressure by opposition parties and persistent demand on social media, especially after some media complained that they received …

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Civil Protection withdraws sexist anti-crowding spot following outrage

Greece’s Civil Protection was forced to take down a campaign spot with sexist content in which it was urging Greeks to avoid crowding and socializing outdoors amid the pandemic. The spot broadcast on Saturday triggered an outrage due to its content featuring a young woman as irresponsible, superficial and ignorant. …

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Help “Ippothesis” provide shelter and hay to horses rescued from abuse

While the world is facing the challenge of a fast-spreading virus, the Greek NGO Ippothesis is facing a further challenge: feeding and caring for their equines, horses they have rescued from abuse and neglect. In this last month donations have dramatically decreased, while grant funding requests have been rejected before …

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“Plastic-Free Santorini” awareness campaign to be launched

The Tourism Ministry will launch the public awareness campaign “Plastic-Free Santorini” aiming at spreading the message for the reduction of the overuse of plastics throughout Greece. The island with the iconic sunsets and the millions of visiting tourists every year is to be “the first island of the Clyclades free …

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Anti-abortion campaign in Athens metro triggers public outcry

Anti-abortion posters appeared at several metro stations in Athens on Monday morning and triggered a public outcry.By early afternoon, the posters were removed following an order of the Transportation Minister. Many metro commuters were shocked on Monday morning to see huge ads about an issue that has been settled in …

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Migrants flock to Greek-Turkish border following false “open border” campaign

Migrants in Turkey continue to flock to the borders to Greece following false rumors that Ankara has opened the borders and would allow them to go through. By train and bus, they move to the province of Edirne, in North-West Turkey, which borders to neighboring Greece. Turkish security forces have …

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EU Commission event against Fake News for “Greeks with beard only”

The European Commission in Athens organizes a special event on April 1st exclusively for bearded Greeks. The event is supposed to be a campaign against Fake News, however, it does not addresses all citizens in the country. “Cut the beard. Stop Fake News. See the clean face of truth,” is …

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“Oh My Greece! Unlock The Feeling” video features tourism campaign – & Poll

Greece’s new tourism campaign to the world markets was presented on Wednesday at a special event by Marketing Greece, the company of the Greek Tourism Enterprises Union that is responsible for of targeted promotional actions. This year’s promotion campaign is entitled “Oh My Greece! Unlock the Feeling.” The campaign focuses …

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Anti-Racism Campaign “ValtousX – X Them Out” – The Black Map of Athens

Campaign “Valtous X” “X Them Out” has been designed to identify undeclared crimes associated with racist attacks in the public places of the Greek capital Athens. Campaign Valtous X or The Black Map of Athens is a joint initiative by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Greece’s office, and the HumanRights360, a …

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Greece’s leading choco producer Lacta goes viral with Social Diversity Campaign

Lacta, Greece’s leading chocolate producer, did something special and ‘provocative’ for the country’s conservative society: the special campaign for Valentine’s Day “Act for love – Embrace all Tastes of Love. The campaign reflects social diversity, heterosexual and homosexual couples, people with disabilities. “Love has no color, age, nationality and gender. …

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