Thursday , July 25 2024
Home / Tag Archives: open

Tag Archives: open

Cavafy Archive opens in downtown Athens

Famous Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933) has a “new house” in downtown Athens where the public and researchers can visit a big collection of his works and personal items. Founded by the Onassis Foundation, the precious jewel in Plaka, the Cavafy Archive, opens its gates to visitors on Wednesday, November …

Read More »

Athens-Thessaloniki highway opens for cars, vehicles up to 3.5 tons

The flooded part of Athens-Thessaloniki highway opened again to traffic at 5:15 p.m. on Friday, September 15 and thus for private cars and vehicles weighing up to 3.5 tons. The flooded part of the highway was closed to traffic since Saturday, September 9, 2023. Traffic will be conducted from the …

Read More »

Market Pass platform open Sept 15 for new beneficiaries

The online platform for submitting ‘Market Pass’ applications has opened on Friday, September 15, 2023. This applies for new beneficiaries as citizens who have received the previous ‘Market Pass’ will be automatically included in the process. Citizens can apply for financial aid to cover part of the increased household costs …

Read More »

Belgian athlete, Matthieu Bonne, breaks world open sea swimming record

Matthieu Bonne, an athlete from Belgium, has broken the world open water swimming record by swimming 131 kilometers in the Gulf of Corinth in western Greece. Bonne swam for 60 hours and 55 minutes in the Gulf of Corinth and managed to cover 131 kilometers. He chose this location because …

Read More »

Greece’s Navy opens Lighthouses to visitors, Aug 20

In the context of the celebration of World Lighthouse Day on Sunday, August 20, 2023 , Greece’s Navy open again lighthouses across the country for the public to visit.the following lighthouses will be open to the public: During the visit, citizens will have the opportunity to learn about the contribution …

Read More »

Urban train ISAP drives with open door between two stations

A train on metro line 1 of urban train ISAP Piraeus – Kifissia drove with an open door in the passenger cabin between two stations. The driver warned passengers to stand clear from the door. The incident on May 30, became known through a statement issued by the STASY Workers. …

Read More »

Corinth Canal reopens for traffic on June 1

The Corinth Canal will reopen to navigation on June 1, 2023 and for four months, that is until September 30,, the Canal’s managing company announced on Friday. The Corinth Canal company said that the final stages of restoration work on the canal will resume on October 1 and will continue …

Read More »

Which stores are open on Clean Monday, Feb 27

Clean Monday in Greece is a holiday for some but not for all. Some shops and businesses will operate on February 27, 2023  as provided by the relevant legislation, while others including retail stores and public services will not. Majority of supermarkets are closed or work until 2:00 p.m. but …

Read More »

Retail shops will open on Sunday, Nov 27, says SELPE

Retail shops throughout the country will be open on Sunday, 27 November, from 11:00 to 20:00, the Association of Retail Businesses (SELPE) said in an announcement on Tuesday. SELPE announcement comes a day after retail workers had announced that shops will not open on Sunday, Nov 27, 2022. Additionally, on …

Read More »

Retail stores, supermarkets open on Sunday, Nov 27, not Nov 13

The opening of retail stores in a Sunday in November has turned into a Greek …thriller for frustration resistant nerves. The Development Ministry has initially decided to boost the market on Sunday, November 6, 2022. The project was cancelled due to storm EVA and decided instead that stores ill open …

Read More »

Platform for heating subsidy opens Nov 7

The platform for applying for this year’s heating oil subsidy opens on Monday, November 7, on the website of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE). The subsidy is expected to benefit 1.3 million residents, with 90% receiving 800 euros and the remaining 10%, from areas that tend to experience …

Read More »

Schools in Greece to open on Sept 12, says Education Minister

Schools in Greece will open on Monday, September 12, 2022, Education Minister Niki Kerameos announced on Friday. Speaking to Skai TV, the minister said that the schools “will open with the best possible human resource condition of all time,” saying that 8,500 hiring have been completed.   The new permanent …

Read More »

28 Lighthouses across Greece open to public on Aug 21

28 lighthouses across Greece will open their doors to public on Sunday, August 21, in celebration of International Lighthouse Day 2022, the Greek Navy said on Saturday. They will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. People will have the opportunity to learn about the contribution of lighthouses to …

Read More »

Online platform for Ukrainian refugees in Greece opens on March 28

A platform for Ukrainian refugees to apply for temporary protection and identification card will go live on March 28, Migration & Asylum Minister Notis Mitarakis said on Sunday. In an interview with Sunday newspaper Real News, Mitsrakis said via the platform the Ukrainian Refugees will register for individual appointments at …

Read More »

Greece’s appointments platform for booster shot to open 5.5 months after 2nd dose

The platform to book booster shot for people who got the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccines will open five and a half months after the second dose, but the jab will be administered after a minimum period of six months, according to a Health Ministry official on Wednesday. Recipients of …

Read More »

Greece expands booster shot program to those aged over 50

Greece expands the booster shot roll out to those over 50 year old and opens the online platform so that citizens can make appointments for the 3rd dose shot of the vaccine against Covid-19 on Sunday, October 10, 2021, health authorities announced at the weekly Live Briefing on Thursday evening. …

Read More »

Greece to open sports arenas to vaccinated spectators

Spectators may return to sports facilities to watch games as long as adults are vaccinated, the ratio of unvaccinated youth does not exceed 5%, and all wear masks without exception, Greece’s Sports Ministry said on Thursday. Adult spectators will be obliged to show a vaccination certificate when purchasing an electronic …

Read More »

More activities will open if pandemic has a downward trend, says Greek Minister

If there is a sharp downward trend in the pandemic, the government will ask the epidemiologists’ committee to open up more activities, Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Monday. Speaking to Skai TV, Georgiadis said that he would like to allow music in bars and restaurants restaurants as …

Read More »

Peristera Shipwreck: Underwater museum of Alonissos opens on June 1

The underwater archaeological site off the island of Alonissos, the Peristera Shipwreck, will open to visitors on June 1, 2021, the Greek Culture Ministry said in a statement. The first underwater museum in Greece was inaugurated off  the coast of the island of Alonisos, Sporades, last summer. The Shipwreck Peristera …

Read More »