Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles: Week of March 11-17

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Positive Greek News articles online

It’s Saturday, so it’s time to have a look at this week’s top 10 Positive Greek News articles online. We scour the ‘net so you don’t have to, and bring you the best. Lots of stuff on Greek travel. And why not? Vacation planning is in full swing! Read on!


Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles this week


Top 10 Positive Greek News Articles this week: 


Kavakos provides a season highlight with Shostakovich

What is the greatest violin concerto of the 20th century?  The Barber concerto is likely the most beautiful, the Sibelius the most atmospheric, the Prokofiev Second the most flashy (and the most played). Read more


Oenorama showcases Greek wines at Zappeio Hall

Considered the world’s leading exhibition of Greek wine, the event has been organized annually in Athens since 1994.  Read more


Beguiled by the inner beauty of a Greek gem… here’s why you must visit Skiathos this summer

I am on Skiathos, a small island in the Sporades famed for its pristine waters. But Ortwin, who visited 20 years ago and never left, has dedicated himself to uncovering the island’s inner beauty, clearing 30 miles of ancient footpaths and creating 130 miles of hiking trails. Read more


Where is Five Star Hotel filmed? Ios, Greece

In Five Star Hotel, reality TV stars Spencer Matthews, Joey Essex, Lydia Bright, Holly Hagen and Ashley Cain attempt to run a hotel on a Greek island. Read more


Elected Officials Hold Greek Independence Celebration

The celebration honored Greek Americans who have dedicated themselves to serving their communities. Read more


Thalassitis: Greece’s Underwater Wine Experiment (VIDEO-PHOTOS)

On the Greek island of Santorini, Gaia Winery is experimenting with oxygen-free, underwater wine aging — and it is producing stunning results. Read more


Cultural Awareness Week: Roosevelt School in Park Ridge embraces its student heritage

As his Park Ridge elementary school wrapped up its very first Cultural Awareness Week, Principal Kevin Dwyer put on his dancing shoes. Read more


Aerial dancer defies gravity to promote Greece

Katerina Soldatou is on a mission to promote Greece’s key landmarks, and to inspire people to believe in themselves. Read more


1,500 Italian students in Greece for ‘pop philosophy’

 Italian ambassador to Greece Luigi Marras helped kick off the 4th Festival of Philosophy in Greece in Athens, calling it a “preview of Tempo Forte, an Italo-Greek platform of cultural initiatives to further highlight the relations between the two countries”. Read more


Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Greek home to open for guests

The travel writer’s beloved home in the Peloponnese will open to the public next summer. Read more




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

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