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Callas, La Divina

Maria Callas was arguably the quintessential soprano, lauded for her exceptional vocal range, dramatic versatility, and ability to convey deep emotions through her performances. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest sopranos of the 20th century, credited with reviving interest in bel canto opera and popularizing it to a wider audience – all of which rightfully earned her the characterization “La Divina (The Divine One)”.

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Wine routes of Crete

In modern times, Cretan wine has won the attention and preference of the broader consumer public. Cretan wines are a precious legacy of traditional varieties, perfectly adapted to the island’s climate conditions. Cretan vineyards cover 12.8% of Greece’s wine regions and rank 3rd among the country’s 9 wine-growing areas.

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Greek Consular Services Process Transformation

ays ago, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the invitation of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Giorgos Kotsiras, successfully hosted a conference to unveil the project “Consular Services Process Transformation”.

It is an initiative that seeks to redesign and digitize services provided by the Greek Consular Authorities worldwide, thereby enhancing their communication with Greek nationals residing abroad and providing faster and more efficient services.

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Greek News Agenda

Greek News Agenda is an online English language platform issued by the Secretariat General for Publi

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Greek News Agenda
📜 The year 2024 marks 200 years since the death of the great romantic poet Lord Byron, who died at the age of 36 in the besieged Greek town of Missolonghi.📯 The Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (Εταιρεία για τον Ελληνισμό και Φιλελληνισμό) and the Μουσείο Φιλελληνισμού / Philhellenism Museum have declared 2024 as the “YEAR OF LORD BYRON AND PHILHELLENISM” with the aim of highlighting and honoring the great British Philhellene and the important contribution of Philhellenism internationally, through a series of actions and events, including exhibitions, conferences, publications and student competitions.📚 On this occasion, read more about Byron, and other Philhellenes, via GNA:✒️ On one of Byron's last poems, written in🎞 On Nikos Koundouros’ film "Byron, A Ballad for a Daemon"🇬🇷🇬🇧🇺🇸 And a tribute to American and British ... See MoreSee Less
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