Fundamental vision of the reform efforts made by the Greek Ministry of Health, is the universal health coverage of the population, the provision of qualitative health services according to the needs, through community based  primary health care,…

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Since 2014, Greece has introduced “Greece-My Residence” a very favourable golden visa programme which applies to all non-EU citizens who purchase a property in Greece (law 4251/2014). According to the latest official report, issued by the…

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Routes in Teaching Modern Greek as a second/foreign language” is a distance training programme, which supports and promotes teaching and learning Greek as a foreign/second language. Implemented by the Centre for the Greek Language, it ha…

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The spectacular archaeological discovery of the so called “Griffin warrior” – who got his name from two items inside the tomb which depict a griffin - has once again made international headlines, following a facial reconstruction th…

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It may not be the lost city of Atlantis, but it is close enough! Egypt’s sunken cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, known in modern times as the lost kingdom of Cleopatra, was not something anyone expected to find beneath the sea off…

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Eighty years after the Olympic Flame was lit for the first time in the context of the modern Olympic Games, the Lighting Ceremony of the Olympic Flame for the RIO 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Ancient Olympia on April 21, 2016. Details on th…

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Visual artist Nikos Gyftakis* spoke recently to our sister publication, Grèce Hebdo**, about his work and shared his view on the contemporary arts scene in Greece. He also revealed his special relationship with music, his upcoming solo ex…

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The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established in October 2005 by Law No. 3391 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first public university where programmes are taught exclusively in English and offers a total…

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Documenta, one of the world’s biggest international modern art exhibitions, has been held in the German city of Kassel since 1955. For the first time the exhibition will take place in two cities - Kassel and Athens (8.4-17.9.2017), this time un…

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Year 2016 has been dedicated to the Greek visual artist Yiannis Moralis (April 23, 1916 – December 20, 2009) by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports on the occasion of the completion of 100 years since his birth. On the occasion, the Minist…

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