An event titled "Βetween facts and national stereotypes: reporting from Greece" focusing on the media coverage of the Eurozone crisis was organized by Analyze Greece (27.5).

The panel included Eleni Colliopoulou (Greek correspondent for AFP), Marcus Walker (Wall Street Journal’s European economics editor), Adéa Guillot (Greek correspondent for Le Monde) and Maria Margaronis, (The Nation’s London correspondent). The correspondents focused on the stereotypes involving Greeks, the framing of the Greek crisis, and attempted to explain international media coverage of Greek positions. Margaronis

The School of Humanities of the International Hellenic University (IHU), based in Thessaloniki, invites interested students to apply for the "MA in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History of Macedonia" for the academic year 2015/2016.

The MA considers the history and the archaeology of ancient Macedonia, covering the region from the Mycenaean period until the Roman era. All courses are taught exclusively in English. The teaching staff includes top specialists in research relevant to ancient Macedonia, from both Greece and abroad. Apply as early as possible to ensure quick response and

The Embassy of Greece in Copenhagen held a unique gastronomical event on May 27, inviting visitors to a taste of ancient recipes. (Photo Gallery)

Chef Georgios Baltzis studies ancient Greek literature and experiments with the same ingredients that ancient Greeks used.

Together with the Copenhagen Hospitality College, the event was an opportunity to highlight the continuity of Greek Mediterranean cuisine. Most of the products used for the banquet have a PDO seal; 'avgotaracho' caviar from Greek lagoons, mastic liqueur, the Greek saffron krokos, katiki cheese, Cretan apaki (pork with

A "mini summit" was held in Berlin on June 1, between German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, along with President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi and the general director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde in attendance, with the goal to establish a common position in the negotiations with Greece as well as present Greece with a proposal within the week.
  • Greek Premier @ Le Monde Daily
In an article published at the French daily Le Monde (31.5) the Greek Prime-Minister Alexis

An exhibition on the history of Greeks in Campania, Italy, and titled Greeks in Campania: 500 Years of History will be presented in Naples from June 5 to September 30.

Jointly organised by the Greek Community of Naples and Campania, the Italian Directorate General of Archives the Greek Embassy in Rome, the University of Crete Mediterranean Studies Institute and many more, the exhibition, will include archival material - mostly unpublished- from 1500 AD to date, as well as significant videos and Greek Diaspora relics.

An international scientific conference will be held, during the exhibition, on June

Greek wine exporters are in the process of reforming their marketing strategy in light of legislation changes ahead of the post-2015 scenario for the liberalisation of planting rights in the EU wine sector, a measure which is believed will increase wine production across the EU.

Traditionally, almost half of the Greek wine exported abroad heads to Germany (45%), but Greek exporters highlight the opportunities in expanding into the American market – now accounting for 15% of national exports - which they dub the ‘promised land’.
According to a survey conducted by the Association of Greek wine
  • Introducing the KNLs
They call themselves the KNLs. Maria and Danai Kanellopoulou are two young fashion designers who wish to teach us that style is a family business and not necessarily an expensive one. Two years ago, they set up their own business and now, the KNLs collection can be found in Parisian boutiques. “Since the beginning, we focused on promoting our products through social media. Marketing rules and branding have changed; a designer can become established faster than before,” say the Kanellopoulou sisters.

The KNLs cooperate with stylists and fashion bloggers while they

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had an hour-long teleconference call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande yesterday afternoon (28.5). There has been no official information regarding the topics discussed during the teleconference, however it is known that the three leaders focused on the progress of negotiations.

In an interview with the British daily The Guardian (28.5), Deputy Foreign Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, who is now leading Greece’s negotiating team, said that the two sides will never coincide completely but the general impression is that they are

Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and his visiting Iranian counterpart Mohammad Zavad Zarif met yesterday (28.5) in Athens and vowed to boost bilateral ties and trade relations, in technology, tourism, agriculture, with a key focus on energy and transport, and made joint statements following their talks.

Discussing the energy sector, Kotzias noted that the development of cooperation in this area was desirable. "Iran has a high quality and quantity of natural gas and especially oil, and Greece is in a geographical position that constitutes an entry point to the European Union," the foreign

Georgios Stamatopoulos, designer at the Bank of Greece was announced winner of the Commemorative Coin Competition organized by the European Commission to mark the 30th anniversary of the EU flag, with 30% of the votes.

It is noted that Stamatopoulos had also designed the 2008 commemorative coin celebrating 10 years of Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the creation of the euro.

Stamatopoulos said that his 2-euro coin design depicting people dancing in circle around the EU flag "represents twelve stars that morph into human figures embracing the birth of a new Europe." The winning coin will be