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Saints and Historic Figures

Greece, unlike many countries, refers to a very ancient past as well as to a very prevalent modern presence. The many stories from antiquity, and from the Christian era of Byzantium, teach values and morals which sustain the culture. Families [...]

By |2022-11-04T15:35:45+00:00November 4th, 2022|Byzantium, Culture, Education, History|0 Comments

Europe’s Largest Photovoltaic Park in Greece

The largest photovoltaic park in Europe with bifacial panels is inaugurated in Greece. The solar farm (see photo) located near Kozani, Macedonia, was built by Greece’s biggest oil refinery Hellenic Petroleum (Helpe). The 204.3 MW solar park covers the needs [...]

By |2022-04-08T20:13:18+00:00April 8th, 2022|Economy, Education, Energy, General|0 Comments

March 25th, the Greek War of Independence 1821

March 25th, the 201st Year Anniversary of the Greek War of Independence 1821 The 25th of March has a special meaning to Hellenes as it is a double celebration. As Orthodox Christians we celebrate the Annunciation by archangel Gabriel to [...]

By |2022-04-09T14:59:49+00:00March 24th, 2022|Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments

Paris – Athens, Birth of modern Greece 1675 – 1919

In recognition of Greece’s celebration of the bicentenary of Greece’s War of Independence, the Louvre Museum has inaugurated an exhibition on display from September 30th of this year to February 7th, 2022.  The Louvre exhibition traces the cultural, diplomatic and [...]

By |2021-09-30T13:19:57+00:00September 29th, 2021|Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments

Anna Diamantopoulou – Finalist to run OECD

Anna Diamantopoulou, Candidate for OECD General-Secretary The HEC team (www.greece.org) Anna Diamantopoulou, a former EU Commissioner and Minister to the Greek Parliament was nominated for the upcoming position of General-Secretary to the OECD, an international organization serving as an official [...]

By |2021-02-17T17:31:18+00:00February 17th, 2021|Culture, Education, General|0 Comments

Hagia Sophia and UNESCO

Related: Hagia Sophia The following is a statement released by UNESCO on Hagia Sophia, objecting the turkish decision of turning the Byzantine Cathedral to a mosque.   Hagia Sophia: UNESCO deeply regrets the decision of the Turkish authorities, made without [...]

By |2021-05-25T00:55:54+00:00July 16th, 2020|Byzantium, Culture, Education, General, History|0 Comments