Top Greek-related News Articles – Week of December 14

Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ Greek-related news articles this week. New list every Saturday!

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


Four Greek Cheeses and the Greek Wines to Pair with Them

It used to be that what most non-Greeks knew about Greek cheese and wine was defined by a robust but limited duo: feta and retsina, the briny cheese and piney wine, respectively. Thankfully, those days are long gone. The variety of Greek regional cheeses and amazing wines now available outside the country offers something for every palate.  Read more


6 of the best luxury Winter destinations in Greece

Who said that Greece is a summer destination only? This Mediterranean country is home to some awesome mountains, ski resorts, luxurious chalets and great comfort food, making it a top holiday spot all year long. The fact that most of these resorts are a few hours drive from the capital, Athens, just makes these winter dreams easier to come true.

So, what are the best luxury winter spots in Greece? Read more


The Greek owner of the Baltimore Orioles

Peter Angelos was born on July 4th, 1929, in Pittsburgh and he’s a trial lawyer and the owner of the Baltimore Orioles baseball team.

His parents’ origins are on the island of Karpathos.  He graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law and founded his private practice in 1961. Read more


8 Greek innovators defying the odds

Start-ups emerging from a sinking economy

Perhaps one of the only good things to come out of Greece’s economic crisis is a slow but steady increase in the number of start-ups emerging in the high-tech sector. Read more


National Gallery of Art offers rare chance to see ancient Greek bronzes

…When we think of Greek civilization, we think of the Golden Age of Athens in the 5th century B.C., of Aeschylus and Sophocles, and statesmen such as Pericles… Read more


Greek teacher in the running for best teacher in the world

Greek teacher Angeliki Pappa was included in the list of 50 nominees for the Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Award 2016. The Teacher Prize Academy nominated Pappa for her work on dyslexia. The prize of one million US dollars will be awarded for the second time, and it is widely known as the Nobel Prize of teaching. Read more


Charles Darwin University appoints Greek singer as Greek studies ambassador

The famous artist, who moved to Australia a few months ago, stated that he would use his appointment to promote the program

Charles Darwin University in Australia has appointed well-known Greek artist Nikos Kourkoulis as its first ambassador for its Greek studies program, according to Greek Diaspora newspaper Neos Kosmos. Read more


Student from Thessaloniki won scholarship in Harvard

Philip – Hilarion Sytilidis, student of third class of Lyceum, was accepted with full scholarship $ 69,000 per year for four years in order to study mathematics at Harvard University (EarlyAction). Read more

That’s it for this week!

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

Be well!


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