On May 26-27, there took place the Third Workshop on 'Romeyka and the languages of the eastern Black Sea' at Queens' College, Cambridge. Romeyka [Muslim Pontic Greek, Rumca] is the last surviving variety of Greek spoken in north-eastern Turkey, in th…

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After almost 40 years of successful circulation in Istanbul, the historic Diaspora newspaper “Echo” (“HΧΩ”) published this June the first issue of a 24-page monthly Greek edition.

With an editori…

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Last March, 26year old Alexi Pappas, a Greek-American athlete based in Oregon, qualified to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, wearing the colors of the Greek Olympic Team.  The young distance runner, who specializes in the 5,000 and 10,000…

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“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece” said Percy Bysshe Shelley, a renowned English poet of the 19th century whose enthusiasm for the stirrings of independence in Greece prompted…

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Maria Karamessini is the President and Governor of  the Greek Public Employment Agency  (OAED) and Professor in Labour Economics and Economics of the Welfare State at Panteion University.

Professor Karamessini has published widely on s…

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Starting this Saturday June 4th and until July 2nd, the Rebetiko Carnival 2016 will offer music lovers in London and other U.K. cities the opportunity to experience and enjoy the history and beauty of the Rebetiko music genre with gigs, workshops and…

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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has predicted that the Greek economy will recover in the second half of 2016 and expects approximately a 1.9% growth rate for 2017.

Specifically, according to OECD’s latest econo…

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In this week’s Events & Culture Agenda: “Flowers of Russia” International Cultural Festival, Back to Athens/4 International Arts Festival, Athens’ Hispanic Film Festival, Athens Gardens Festival, exhibition by Sotiris Soro…

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Sotiris Karamesinis is a Greek theatre director, researcher and actor's coach. He is known for developing his own acting method, MUSA (musical system of acting), a unique system that is based on the art of the ancient actor, introducing music in cont…

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With a dynamic cultural scene all year round, Athens performing art events include an impressive mix of both local and international musicians, artists and dance groups. The city turns livelier in the summer months under the blue Athenian sky when th…

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