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Retail stores, supermarkets operation hours Dec 27-Jan 2

Retail stores and supermarkets in Greece will maintain the festive season operation hours also after the Christmas break on December 25-26 and until the New Year holiday, January 2, 2023. According to an announcement by retailers federation issued on Tuesday retail stores and supermarkets will operate on these hours: Tuesday-Friday, …

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“Tourism opening will depend on vaccination progress in Greece,” says Minister

Greece’s Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said on Wednesday that the opening of tourism will depend of the progress of vaccination in the country. Speaking to state broadcaster ERT, Theoharis said “we have drawn up a plan on how tourism will open, to which is included a provision for the people …

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Archaeologists ask for immediate opening of museums and archaeological sites in Greece

The Association of Greek Archaeologists asked for the immediate opening of all archaeological sites and museums with the necessary health protection measures and free admission for their first month of operation. In a statement issued on Monday, the association, in addition,  joined its voice with that of “artists and those …

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Schools opening to be decided on Sept 1, says Education Minister

Teachers will return to schools on September 1, while classes are so far scheduled to begin on September 7, Education & Religion Minister Niki Kerameos said on Monday. She added however that the final decision on restarting classes will be announced on September 1, after families have returned from holidays …

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Greece reopens schools for older students, primary & kindergartens closed

Greece’s Education Minister Niki Kerameos presented on Wednesday the plan of reopening of schools amid the pandemic. The re-opening will be gradual for Lyceum and high school students on May 11 and 18, while elementary schools and pre-schools (kindergartens) may not open at all for the rest of the school …

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28 Lighthouses in Greece open to public on Aug 18 – Background

Greeks and tourists have the opportunity to visit 28 lighthouses across Greece and be briefed on their contribution in safe navigation and the development of the lighthouses network. the lighthouses are open to public on Sunday, August 18th 2019 as part of the cultural heritage and in the context of …

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Historic moments in Cyprus as the two communities open Dherynia checkpoint

Historic moments in Cyprus with the opening of two checkpoints after more than half a century. Officials from both sides, opened two new border crossings Monday for the first time in eight years, the latest push for peace by the two sides after UN-backed talks collapsed last year. Dozens of …

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Artists in Crete: Exhibition opening and Workshop in Sivas Aug 3-12

The ‘Atelie’ artists workshop presents its inaugural painting and sculpture exhibition focused on works from a selection of Artists who live and work in Crete. The vernissage will be held on August 3rd from 7pm – 11pm in the Olive Oil workshop of Agia Marina in Sivas. (South Crete, en …

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Greece eases Capital Controls restrictions as of Mar 1st – All the changes

Greece has taken further steps to ease the capital control restrictions as of 1. March 2018. Euclid Tsakalotos has approved a series of measures that ease the restrictions, the decision has been already published in the official gazette. The measures raise among others the monthly withdrawal limit and allow the …

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Greek Court orders temporary suspension of shops opening on Sundays

Greece’s Council of State ordered the temporary suspension of shops opening on Sundays. Traders, retailers and private sector unions had appealed to the court asking the cancellation of shops opening on Sundays. According to the Court’s reasoning, the opening of shops on Sundays will lead to “irreparable financial harm” and …

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Greece celebrates EU Presidency with strict austerity

“Free coffee for journalists in the press room finished at 12 o’ clock,” a newswoman knew to report on a private television channel. Debt-ridden Greece could not but apply strict austerity measures during the opening  ceremony of the 5th Greek EU Presidency. The much-appreciated silk scarfs and ties were crossed …

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