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President Pavlopoulos attended commemorations of Greece’s National Independence Day

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos attended on Monday the military parade in the centre of Athens for the 25th March national anniversary. The anniversary commemorates Greece’s 1821 War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. The President supervised the parade from the official’s platform, temporarily installed in…

Kalamata: President Pavlopoulos dispatched new message to Turkey

President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos visited the city of Kalamata on Saturday. From Kalamata, President Pavlopoulos sent resounding messages to Turkey stating that Greece is determined to protect its national sovereignty…

Free dental care to schoolchildren from next month

Free dental care at private dentists through a voucher programme will be offered to primary school children in Greece from April, the alternate general secretary of the health ministry Stamatis Vardaros said on Friday.

A biography of 19th century painter Eleni Boukoura-Altamura

Eleni Boukoura-Altamura was born in the island of Spetses in 1821. She was daughter of Ioannis Boukouras who had established the first theatre in Athens. The renowned Theatre Place has been honourably named after this development.

IMF says early loan repayment is up to Athens

The early repayment of Greece’s loans from the International Monetary Fund is a decision the Greek authorities will make, said IMF spokesman Gerry Rice on Thursday, but noted that this would require the consent of the country’s other…