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Test your Greek translation skills to win prose or poetry prizes

Greek is the focus language this year for the Australian Association for Literary Translation (AALITRA) and if you are an Australian citizen or are a permanent resident you can enter …

Health Minister Jenny Mikakos urges Greeks to not visit yiayia, pappou and just stay at home for Easter

Victoria’s Health Minister Jenny Mikakos is imploring Greeks of the diaspora to respect coronavirus measures and to stay at home. The state minister told Neos Kosmos that the situation in …

Top 10 things to know about Greek Easter

1. Pre Easter Sunday observances Easter is the most important celebration in the Greek Orthodox calendar. Lent and the sombreness of Holy Week are very important. The church services on …

Neos Kosmos Coronavirus or Covid-19 update to March 19

Neos Kosmos will do our best to keep our readers updated on the COVID19 Pandemic. The information will be sourced from respected sources such as government and multilateral health organisations …

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EU, Greece offer €2,000 incentive to leave island migrant camps

A financial aid deal has been agreed which offers a large cash incentive for migrants living in overcrowded migrant camps on the islands to leave Greece. The deal brokered between …

No spectators at Tokyo 2020 Games torch lighting ceremony

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia will be the first in more 35 years to be held without spectators after organisers on Monday introduced tighter measures …

Parthenon Marbles return demand in leaked EU draft document

A leaked document drafted by EU diplomats was shared on social media on Tuesday, outlining the EU’s latest negotiating position in post-Brexit negotiations. It urged the UK and Brussels to …

Greece protests violation of Prespes Agreement by North Macedonian VMRO minister

Greece has sent a verbal note of protest to North Macedonia following a photograph featuring the country’s Labor Minister Rashela Mizrahi in front of a plaque bearing the country’s old …

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Beyond 200: Greece 2021 Independence logo revealed – but does it express the Revolution?

Rigas Pheraios, in his famous pre-Revolutionary poem: Thourios, conceived of the Greek revolution as a movement that would unite peoples of all creeds and colours against tyranny and intolerance. He …

Greek-Dutch singer Stefania to represent Greece at Eurovision

Greek-Dutch Junior Eurovision star Stefania Liberakakis, 17, will represent Greece at Eurovision 2020. She had previously represented the Netherlands at the Junior Eurovision concert with the group Kisses in 2016 …

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