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State portal Gov.gr available also in English

The Greek state digital platform Gov.gr and its 1,547 digital services is now available in English language, it was announced on Thursday. The translation of the site facilitates the access of non-Greek speaking residents in the country. Gov.gr hosts every digital service that ministries, organizations, authorities and regional and municipal …

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2023 Elevsis European Capital of Culture program in English

The “2023 Elevsis European Capital of Culture” program kicks off with a weekend of special opening events, at the coastal front of Elefsina, west Attica, on Saturday, February 4. The opening events will he held throughout the weekend with a program of exhibitions, concerts, DJ parties and side events across …

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English Comedy Club in Athens: Event with Acropolis view, July 31

Stand-up comedy fans should save Sunday, July 31, for an event by the Athens English Comedy Club. On the rooftop of innovative cluster space The Cube, under the stars with a view of the Acropolis. Founded in 2019, the Athens English Comedy Club is the first and only purely English …

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“Athenian Routes”: Athens Municipality program in May also in English

The Athens Culture Net of the Municipality of Athens offers the “Athenian Routes” a program with historical tours, artistic experiences and walks in the month of May. The aim of the program is that participants get to know through the routes special parts of the city, invisible corners, but also …

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Athens Public Transport website fully upgraded, service also in English

The Athens Urban Transport Organization has upgraded its website making it easier for passengers to receive information on travel routes and timetables and to also recharge personalized travel cards online. Within the next two months, the recharging service will also be provided to holders of anonymous cards. The modernized website …

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“Medea and other friends I met in Athens”: Unique ancient theater in English

For the second year in a row, a unique performance of ancient Greek theatre -with a twist – helps travellers in Athens to complete their experience of Greece. Right, under the Acropolis. The performance “Medea are other friends I made in Athens” is in English. It is “the funniest 60 …

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Greece: Lockdown Movement Permits now also in English!

Greece’s Civil Protection uploaded the Movement Permits during the total lockdown also in English late on Monday evening. The Permits are for Work or Extraordinary Activities like purchases, doctors etc. The Permits for work must be printed, for the other activities can be printed, handwritten or per sms. Movement and …

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Greece’s National Health Org. publishes coronavirus advice in English

Greece’s National Public Health Organization EODY has issued advices and information on coronavirus and COVID-19 in English. Based on the available scientific data relating to the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection, systematic implementation of all measures for prevention of the new coronavirus transmission and spread is considered of outmost importance. Please …

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Turkey’s Parliament ratifies Agreement with Libya (text)

The Turkish Parliament ratified the memorandum of Understanding with Libya on Thursday evening. The MoU is in fact an Agreement renamed into Memorandum in order to avoid ratification by the Libyan Parliament that has disagreed with it. The pseudo-MoU has already condemned by Greece, the EU, US, Russia, Egypt, Israel …

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Sofia Vembo “Children of Greece, Children”: The inspiring song of OXI Day

Sofia  Vembo, the national voice of Greece during the Greek-Italian war and the Axis occupation. The singer and actress became a major inspiration for the soldiers fighting at the war front and for the people in general. Her most famous song that encouraged the Greek soldiers during the Greek-Italian War  …

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Speech in Athens: Obama praises Democracy, Sacrifices of Greeks

US President Barack Obama started his speech with “Yias sas!”, “Kalispera!” and “Filoxenia”(hospitality). He used other Greek words like “foustanella”, “spanakopita” and “ouzo” At the end of his 40-minute long speech he said “Zήτω η Ελλάς” (Long Live, Greece) and had Greeks cheer. President Obama speech without teleprompter or notes …

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PM Tsipras Speech at the European Parliament I + II

Below are the two speeches at the Plenary Session of the European Parliament on July 8th 201. The first text is Tsipras’ opening speech and the second after several MEPs took the floor launching an unprecedented  attack against the Greek Prime Minister. Tsipras opening speech Thank you very much Mr. …

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Gov’t & opposition leaders agree: Juncker’s revised proposal + 5 Greek changes to be basis for new negotiations

“The revised proposal of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker from June 27/28 plus five changes added by the Greek government will be the basis for the new negotiations between Greece and creditors,” after the Sunday’s Referendum. This was reportedly decided at the Political Leaders Council under President Pavlopoulos on Monday. …

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Varoufakis: “I’m finance minister in a bankrupt country”

“I’m the finance minister of a bankrupt country,” Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis told German weekly DIE ZEIT and ZEIT ONLINE in an interview full of messages and good intentions, just days before his meeting with his German counterpart, Wolfgang Schaeuble on Thursday. He promised “a big reform program” and urged …

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