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  • Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of June 4-10

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    Welcome back to our regular Saturday feature. Get our staff’s top 10 picks for positive Greek news online. New list every week!

    Positive Greek News

    We’re about the positive news. WindyCity Greek is your source for positive Greek news. Each week, our staff follows the news online, and votes on their top positive news articles of the week. Every Saturday, we bring you that list. So, without further ado…

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    Top 10 positive Greek news articles this week:


    The Greek Word That Can’t Be Translated

    ‘Love of honour’, its official translation, is a utilitarian yet insufficient attempt to convey the constellation of virtues squeezed into the word’s four syllables. Read more

    Wine Industry veteran launches Greek Wine Tour Company

    It’s common to run a wine business from Northern California, the undisputable historic heart of the U.S. industry. Less common: a wine business focused not on Cabernet, Merlot and Pinot Noir, but on Assyrtiko, Xinomavro and Moscofilero. Read more

    A Bronze Vase From Ancient Greece: Still Shiny, After All These Years

    At the Onassis Cultural Center, a bronze vessel reveals the ancients’ taste for glitz. Read more

    Greece leads as top travel 365-days destination, 30 million visitors expected in 2017

    Greece’s incomparable natural beauty, ancient history, vibrant urban culture & spirit of “philotimo” expected to attract 900,000 US visitors. Read more

    Greek exports shoot up in 2017

    In a Press Release issued on May 8th by the Hellenic Statistical Authority, the total value of exports-dispatches for the 3-month period from January to March 2017 amounted to 6,879.5 million euros (7,348.8 million dollars), compared with 5,719.2 million euros (6,324.6 million dollars) for the corresponding period of 2016, recording an increase in value of 20.3%. Read more

    Mediterranean marvels

    Hunting for little known gems in Greek wine. Read more

    Despite Economic Problems, Greece’s Tourism Looking Good In 2017

    For the last two years, Greece’s growth has been nearly twice the global industry average of 3.9 percent, as reported by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in January 2017.  Read more

    Students: travel to historic battlefields

    Six young people will have the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to historic battlefields in Greece and Israel as part of the 2017 Premier’s Anzac Ambassadors Program. Read more

    Six Greek protected designation food products on list in negotiations between EU, China

    Six well-known Greek food products, which currently enjoy protected designation of origin (PDO) in Europe, are included in a list to be deliberated in negotiations as part of a bilateral EU-China trade deal. Read more

    Greeks And Amazonians: The Beings From Mythology Who Influenced The ‘Wonder Woman’ Characters

    A large part of Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman is dedicated to telling the story of the gods and the Amazons, a group of warrior women created by Zeus to protect the humans from Ares, the god of war. Read more


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