Amid the current economic crisis in Greece, new opportunities arise in the market for entrepreneurs willing to take the risk. A case in point is Green Cola, one of the fastest growing consumer goods brands in Greece and abroad. Green Cola is a new pr…

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Dina Vaiou is Professor of Urban Analysis and Gender Studies in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and coordinator of the post-graduate program on Urban and Regional Planning.

Her…

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“The light of Greece opened my eyes, penetrated my pores, expanded my whole being”

Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry V. Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was born in Yorkville, NYC. His life is chronicled both by…

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This April 21st marks the completion of 50 years since the imposition of the Colonels’ dictatorship in Greece. On April 21, 1967, in the small hours of the morning, army tanks roam the streets of Athens as a military coup led by Colonels Papado…

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Dimitris Christopoulos is Associate Professor of State and Legal Theory at Panteion University of Athens and the President of the International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH). Christopoulos was elected in this position on August 2016 by…

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The first translation of modern Greek literature in Swedish was Demetrios Vikelas’ Loukis Laras in 1883. A translation of a series of folk songs had preceded in 1876. Since then and until 2007, 100 books have been translated - some of them fro…

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Greeks love their olive trees and oil. A lot. According to Homer, the Greeks would build their homes around the olive tree, while archaeological finds from the Minoan civilization prove that the Cretan economy was based on olive oil. But it is the di…

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Gerald Durrell, the renowned English naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author and television presenter, was 11 years old when his mother decided to move to the island of Corfu with him and her other three children. It was on this beautiful Ioni…

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This week, the public in Greece will have a last chance to visit Constantinos Pittas’ photo exhibition “Images of another Europe 1985-1989” running through November 27, 2016 at the Benaki Museum (Pireos Street Annexe). From 1985 to…

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Legendary radio producer and presenter Giannis Petridis was born in Athens in the late 1940s. In 1975, he began broadcasting his show 'Pop Club', later renamed ''from 4 to 5'' on Greek Public Radio ERT. The show ran for 39 years on the same frequency…

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