Top Positive Greek News: Week of March 12-18

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We scour the ‘net and bring you the best! Here are our staff’s top picks for this week’s positive Greek news.

 

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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:

Meet Greece’s Best White Wines

Welcome to “Crib Sheet,” your monthly shortcut to what’s hot in wine right now, in four bottles, courtesy of Jon Bonné. This month: Greece’s breakout hitmaker, assyrtiko. Read more

New MBA scholarship to strengthen Melbourne’s Greek connection

The new Hellenic Scholarship will give students living in Greece or Cyprus the opportunity to study in Australia. Read more

Twelve promising Greek startups travelling to SXSW conference in Texas

Twelve dynamic Greek startups will have the opportunity to present their products and services in the “Greek Booth” of South By Southwest (SXSW), one of the largest and most important innovation and technology conferences and festivals held annually in Austin, Texas, on March 10-19. Read more 

Ancient Greek poems were the original Tweets, says ASU professor

The connections are broader than one might think, according to Mike Tueller, an associate professor of Greek in Arizona State University’s School of International Letters and Cultures. Read more

Onassis Cultural Center brings to vivid life the emotions of the people of ancient Greece

The Onassis Cultural Center New York brings to vivid life the emotions of the people of ancient Greece, and prompt questions about how we express, control, manipulate, or simulate feelings in our own society, by presenting its groundbreaking exhibition A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD. Read more

A secret Greek getaway to picturesque Naxos

Whenever one thinks of Greece, Santorini – with its identifiable Cycladic white-and-blue buildings and the famous blue-top church in Oia – comes to mind. Read more

Mallee Estate is serving up its Greek history in new cellar door offering

ENTREPRENEURIAL wine and spirit makers are transforming the main thoroughfare into Renmark with another new cellar door restaurant opening this year. Read more

State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, Council Member Costa Constantinides and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz hosted a celebration of Greek Independence Day at the Stathakion Center in Astoria. Read more

 



That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news on the web.

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