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  • The Fine Art of the Doulamas

    An acclaimed expert of traditional Greek garments, Aristidis Tzonevrakis seeks to marry the philosophy of traditional outfits with the stylish present. A dark blue, urban style doulamas dominates this Argos workshop. Its base is woolen, like felt, and its embroidery is crafted with twisted, silver metallic thread. A formal military outfit of a bygone era, this imposing…

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  • Preserving a centuries-old fishing heritage in Aitoloakarnania

    Formed by the double delta of two rivers, the Acheloos and the Evinos, the Mesolongi-Aitoliko lagoons complex in the northern part of the Gulf of Patra is one of the largest and most biodiverse lagoon systems in the Mediterranean. Protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, and included in the Natura 2000 network, the Mesolongi-Aitoliko…

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  • The establishment of the “blue and white” Flag of Greece 200 years ago, by the First National Assembly of Epidaurus

    On December 20, 1821, at the end of the year that marked the uprising and the independence of the Greeks, the First National Assembly or the First National Assembly of Epidaurus began in the current area of ​​New Epidaurus, Argolida. The work of the National Assembly that paved the way for the institutional formation of…

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  • NSW posts national record of 92,264 new COVID cases as RATs recorded for first time

    The number of new COVID-19 infections has skyrocketed in New South Wales as the state starts publishing data from rapid antigen tests. Members of the public queue for a COVID-19 PCR test at a clinic in Sydney. Source: AAP Members of the public queue for a COVID-19 PCR test at a clinic in Sydney. Source: AAP New South Wales…

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  • Times of London Says Parthenon Marbles Belong in Greece

    LONDON – Shifting its position and putting more pressure on the British Museum and the the United Kingdom government, The Times of London called for the return of the stolen Parthenon Marbles to Greece. Still calling them The Elgin Marbles – named for the 19th Century Scottish diplomat who ripped them off the Parthenon 200 years ago…

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  • Greece Coronavirus: 32,694 new cases, 80 deaths, 640 intubations

    Greek health authorities announced 32,694 new coronavirus cases and 80 deaths on Tuesday. The daily briefing by the National Organization for Public Health (EODY) also stated that 640 patients are currently being treated in ICUs. The new cases were identified from a total of 583,206 tests, a positivity rate of 5.6%. Among intubated patients, 537…

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  • Another 42 COVID-19 deaths recorded in NSW and Victoria as hospitalisations rise

    Australia has recorded another 42 deaths from COVID-19 as the number of people hospitalised with the virus continues to climb in the nation’s most populous states. Signage notifying customers that Rapid Antigen Test kits are sold out is seen on the entrance to a chemist in Sydney, Tuesday, 11 January, 2022. Source: AAP NSW has set a…

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  • Retrieval of the Holy Cross from the Waters at Matilda Bay Reserve WA

    On the Sunday after Epiphany, His Grace Bishop Elpidios of Kyanea celebrated the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Church of Sts Constantine and Helene. Towards the conclusion of the service His Grace reminded all the faithful that the Feast of Epiphany has a unique characteristic in that we have the revelation of the Three Persons…

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  • Metropolitan of Rethymno is the new Archbishop of Crete (update)

    Metropolitan Eugenios of Rethymno is the new Archbishop of Crete. The decision was made by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate that met today in the Phanar. The Metropolitan was elected among the Triprosopo which was initially formed by the Eparchial Synod of Crete for the election of the new Archbishop. The Triprosopo consisted…

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  • Saint Paisios – “From Farasa to Heaven” – New historical, biographical series on Mega TV

    A modern Saint. An emblematic figure who enlightened many people with his spiritual speech. The new historical-biographical series “Saint Paisios”, which comes to MEGA TV with a select cast of actors, follows the course and life of Saint Paisios, from his birth until the moment he decided to become a monk. The screenplay is written…

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