US sees Greece as pillar of stability in the region

US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt (seen here in a file photo) says Greece’s government seems determined to improve bilateral ties.

Washington sees Greece as a pillar of stability and as a strategic partner in the Southeastern Mediterranean region, US Ambassador in Athens Geoffrey Pyatt has said, adding that bilateral ties between the two countries are in better shape than they have been in many decades.



Pilobolus takes audience into ‘Shadowland’

Members of the Pilobolus dance theater perform ‘Shadowland’ for the media ahead of the show’s premiere at the Athens Concert Hall on Wednesday night. The American company is in the Greek capital through Sunday with a total of eight performances that combine dance and acrobatics in a tale recounting a young girl’s nightmares. Pilobolus is one of several top-flight acts that will be appearing in the Greek capital over the holiday season, which also include the Grigorovich Ballet Theater of Russia in Tchaikovsky’s festive favorite ‘The Nutcracker.’ [Haris Akriviadis/ANA-MPA]