High Commissioner Evriviades urges all Cypriots in UK to vote in EU referendum

Wed, 18 May 2016; 09:57

Cyprus High Commissioner Euripides Evriviades urged Cypriots living in the UK to vote in the upcoming EU referendum on 23rd June.   Through his Twitter account Mr Evriviades stated that all Cypriots who live in the UK can vote in the referendum if they register by 7th June through a simple online procedure in the following link: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. The Cypriot High Commissioner called for the EU to remain strong and […]

Read more

Imam Baildi for the first time in London

Tue, 17 May 2016; 16:13

Yesterday evening Imam Baildi performed at the O2 Academy in Islington. The queue was long outside the venue, but people where swftly ushered in. The supporting act, Katerine Duska came out and with her smooth voice, which I dare to say it reminds me of Amy, accompanied by a guitarist she did her number. Then there seemed to be some delay, due to some technical glitch, until Imam Baildi took the stage. […]

Read more

Imam Baildi – Exclusive Interview

Thu, 12 May 2016; 21:16

Imam Baildi will be playing live in London & Edinburgh on 16 and 17 May 2016. Ahead of their concerts, Lysandros Falireas -one of the founding members of the band- gave us an exclusive interview.

Read more

Meet the Greek writers revolutionising poetry in the age of austerity

Wed, 11 May 2016; 23:01

A new kind of poetry is flourishing in Greece’s streets, bars and cafes. It is popping up not just on magazines, small presses and websites, but on graffiti walls, and in music, film, and art. Not since the dictatorship that shook the country in the 1970s has there been such an abundance being written. A new anthology in English translation, Austerity Measures, compiles some of the most revolutionary. Former finance […]

Read more

Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles from UK

Mon, 9 May 2016; 14:38

Greece has not abandoned the idea of resorting to international justice to repatriate the Parthenon marbles and is investigating new ways in which it might bring a claim against the British Museum. As campaigners prepare to mark the 200th anniversary of the antiquities’ “captivity” in London, Athens is working at forging alliances that would further empower its longstanding battle to retrieve the sculptures. “We are trying to develop alliances which […]

Read more

Iro – Exclusive Interview

Thu, 5 May 2016; 19:23

Ahead of Iró’s first ever London gig on 6 May 2016 at the Hellenic Centre she gave us an exclusive interview. She will be singing classic songs of world famous composers, such as Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis and Mimis Plessas, songs that not only reflect but have also shaped modern Greek cultural identity. Iró will also be singing some of her own greatest hits, together with great songs of contemporary Greek […]

Read more

Migrant crisis: Stranded in Greece

Thu, 28 Apr 2016; 12:04

There has been a dramatic reduction in the number of migrants arriving in Greece since an agreement between Turkey and the EU came into force. Lesbos used to get more than 5,000 a day. On Monday there were just four. But with Europe’s borders closed, more than 50,000 migrants remain in Greece waiting for a decision about their futures. Angus Crawford visited three sites to find out how they are […]

Read more

The Queen has NEVER visited her husband’s homeland of Greece – but there’s a logical explanation

Thu, 21 Apr 2016; 15:05

The Queen turns 90 this week and it’s fair to say she’s packed a lot into her life so far, racking up thousands of air miles during her time as monarch. Out of 196 countries in the world, Her Majesty has been on official state visits to 120, covering most of the surface of the planet. But there’s one glaring omission in her travel diary, and it’s very close to […]

Read more

Didn’t get a ticket for the Olympics in Brazil? Try the Nemea Games!

Thu, 21 Apr 2016; 14:42

It’s not too late to attend the Games! Try a visit closer to home, to the birthplace of the Olympic movement, in Ancient Nemea, Greece. The revived Nemean Games take place here on June 10 – 12, 2016 The Society for the Revival of the Nemean Games, is a voluntary organisation led by  American archaeologist Dr.Stephen Miller who uncovered the ancient stadium in 1973. Excavations around the site are still […]

Read more

Cypriot stability – A unique selling proposition

Wed, 20 Apr 2016; 11:24

Cyprus is the only stable country in the East Mediterranean Cyprus’ standing as an international business centre was a dealt a big blow by the events of March 2013, when the second largest bank was wound up, deposits at the biggest bank were frozen and eventually bailed in and capital controls imposed. A country with its banks on life support, crippled by non-performing loans (NPL) and in desperate need of […]

Read more

Trapped in Greece: An avoidable refugee crisis

Mon, 18 Apr 2016; 18:05

With the attention of Greek and European Union (EU) leaders focused firmly on the implementation of the recently agreed EU-Turkey deal, the plight of a large group of refugees left stranded in Greece in appalling conditions, and with little prospect of accessing international protection, is in danger of being forgotten. Download full report (PDF) here.

Read more

Silas Serafim and Lila ‘True Story’ – the euGreeka interview (in Greek)

Fri, 8 Apr 2016; 09:58

«Stand–up comedy ίσον επιθεωρησιακός μονόλογος» και λοιπές αλήθειες Ο Σίλας Σεραφείμ είναι για κάποιους η προσωποποίηση του stand-up comedy στην Ελλάδα, ένα είδος που υπηρετεί με αστείρευτο χιούμορ και «μασκαρεμένες αλήθειες» επί 20 χρόνια. Στις 29, 30 Απριλίου και 1η Μαΐου θα φέρει τα αστεία του και τις αλήθειες του στο ελληνικό κοινό της Βρετανίας, συγκεκριμένα του Μάνστεστερ, του Εδιμβούργου και του Λονδίνου κατά σειρά, συνοδευόμενος στο αεροπλάνο και στη […]

Read more