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Indian President Ram Nath Kovind begins a two-day official visit to Greece, during which he will meet with President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and other Greek officials.

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Zongolopoulos’s ‘Umbrellas’ fly to Egypt

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‘Umbrellas,’ an emblematic installation series by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos (1903-2004), was installed a few days ago in Egypt, some 120 kilometers outside Alexandria, in an area where a new city is being built. The city will include a ‘Greek Village’ inspired by the Aegean holiday island of Santorini. The project was commissioned by Dubai-based construction firm EMAAR, which became interested in the Greek artist’s work after seeing it featured in an article. The piece was put together in Athens and transported to Egypt. [George Zongolopoulos Foundation]