Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of April 29-May 5

Top 10 Positive Greek News articles of the week

What a week! Lots of Positive Greek News online this week! Click through to find our staff’s top 10 picks this week. Go!

Positive Greek News articles online

WindyCity Greek is truly a trailblazer! This week we could easily do a top 20! So many positive Greek news articles this week! We can only pick 10, so let’s get to it!


Top 10 Positive Greek News articles of the week


Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles this week: 

Wine review: Greek winemaking regains its heroic status

Only a few decades ago, this ancient Mediterranean country — probably the oldest wine producer on earth — was languishing in viticultural obscurity. Today it is responsible for some of the most dynamic, sumptuous, food-friendly creations I’ve come across. Read more


Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes, Bringing Greek and Balkan Talents

Five films from established and emerging directors to appear in works-in-progress showcase. Read more



Dr. Athos Patsalides’ passion for scientific exploration has led him to link a procedure for expanding narrow veins to treat hypertension in the brain with a cure for a particular type of tinnitus that afflicts more than 3 million Americans. Read more


Paros Island is Greece’s new hot destination

This season, the island has gained a lot of attention and is on the top of the list for most high-end guests from all over the world. Read more


Four Greeks elected into US National Academy of Sciences

Two distinguished Greek-American academics, astrophysicist Vicky Kalogera and computer science Professor Mihalis Yannakakis, were elected this week into the US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their contribution to their respective fields. Read more


Is Facebook replaceable? Tech investor launches bid to ‘start the process’

Jason Calacanis, an early investor in Uber, spearheads a contest to find a service ‘that is actually good for society’. Read more


This Secret Part of Athens Has White-sand Beaches, Charming Tavernas, and Stunning Ancient Temples

Just 10 miles outside the city center, the revived Athenian Riviera offers a revelatory new way to experience the Greek capital. Read more


Greece’s new startup culture: technology and seagrass sunglasses

“Startups” were virtually unheard of a decade ago but they are now creating jobs and offering some hope that Greece can reverse an exodus of its highly skilled youth. Read more


U21 Race to Milan: Stefanos Tsitsipas steals the show in Barcelona

Alexander Zverev is still the man to beat on the U21 Race to Milan list but this week’s spotlight goes to Stefanos Tsitsipas who played in his first ATP final in Barcelona, losing to Rafael Nadal in straight sets. Read more


Pinelopi Koujianou-Goldberg is the new World Bank Group Chief Economist

Greek American Pinelopi Koujianou-Goldberg, a Professor of Economics at Yale University, has been appointed the new World Bank Group Chief Economist this week. Read more


That’s it for this week! Check for a new list next Saturday!

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