Archive for April, 2016

The Refugees’ Grandmother in Idomeni, Greece

Idomeni is a small village in Macedonia, Greece, near the northern border. There is where a Greek grandmother using her mere monthly €450 pension and whatever her children can give, she stays tall providing shelter and food to those who seek her help. Published on Apr 8, 2016 by the United Nations High Commissioner for […]

Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame from Olympia, Greece

Rio, Brazil, 2016 IOC President says Games at Rio, Brazil, 2016 ‘will be a message of hope in troubled times’ The Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Rio 2016 was lit today in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). writes: “The lighting marks the symbolic start of […]

17 Απριλίου – Let’s do it Greece

“Ενώνουμε τις δυνάμεις μας σε όλη την Ελλάδα για να καθαρίσουμε ολόκληρη τη χώρα μέσα σε μία μόνο μέρα!” Δραστηριότητα του μη κερδοσκοπικού οργανισμού Let’s Do It Greece Χάρτης Δρασεων και επιλογή σημείου εθελοντισμού

Olympic Games of 1896 – The 1st Olympiad

Today, April 6th, marks the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games, held in Athens, Greece, between 6 and 15 April 1896. The first Olympiad hosted 250 male athletes from 14 nations who competed in 9 different sports in 43 events. Competition took place in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, where 80,000 spectators were […]

The Olive Tree (η Ελιά)

The olive tree By Kostis Palamas (ΚΩΣΤΗΣ ΠΑΛΑΜΑΣ) Η ΕΛΙΑ Eίμαι του ήλιου η θυγατέρα H πιο απ’ όλες χαϊδευτή. Xρόνια η αγάπη του πατέρα Σ’ αυτόν τον κόσμο με κρατεί. Όσο να πέσω νεκρωμένη, Aυτόν το μάτι μου ζητεί. Eίμ’ η ελιά η τιμημένη. Δεν είμ’ ολόξανθη, μοσχάτη Tριανταφυλλιά ή κιτριά· Θαμπώνω της ψυχής […]