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Greeks celebrate Easter away from churches with lamb and dance (videos)

Away from the churches and amid strict lockdown restrictions, Greeks celebrated Jesus Resurrection on their balconies, holding white candles and watching thousands of fireworks illuminating the night sky. On Easter Sunday, they stayed at home enjoying the traditional Easter table in narrow family circle without relatives and friends. The government …

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Acropolis Museum celebrates 10th anniversary with series of events June 2019

The Acropolis Museum celebrates its 10th anniversary with a series of events that include among others a walk-through excavation of an ancient Athenian neighborhood, a photography show and a concert by famous composer Stavros Xarchakos. The events aim to thank the 14,500,000 Greek and foreign visitors who cross the museums …

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Trump like Portokalos: “They all want to be Greek!” and some Great gaffe (video)

What if the slogan on the red hat wrote in Greek Trump’s campaign slogan “Make America Great Again”… US President Donald Trump was convinced that Greek-Americans want to “Make Greece Great Again” and so he said proudly: “Wow. That’s a nice crowd of people. So we were just given this …

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Referendum final: NO 61.3%, YES 38.6%; SAMARAS resigns

Ballot boxes closed at 7 o’ clock in the afternoon. Immediately, several private television channels started to public results of public opinion surveys conducted among Greeks before and after they voted. However these results were not exit polls. Orange: NO Green YES Live Blog starts here 07:30 pm – First …

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Why are Athens streets closed this afternoon?

No, no Greeks took to the streets to protest austeirty, taxes and other Troika incoveninces. The streets around the US embassy in Athens are closed because our spying friends and allies celebrate the 4th of July.  Small streets around the embassy are closed to traffic, while vehicles do not move on regular speed on …

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President Obama Celebrated Greek Indepence Day with “Kalispera”

US President Barack Obama hosted a reception at the White House to celebrate the 191th anniversary of the Greek Independence Day. Hundreds of diaspora Greeks were invitedto the reception and President Obama opened his speech with a Greek “Kalispera” ( “Good evening”), according to Athens News Agency Greek media reported. …

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