A new show by Greek-American cookbook author Diane Kochilas called “My Greek Table” is coming to US TV screens this fall in a series which sees the celebrity chef traveling around Greece and dishing up a delectable blend of history, recipes and culinary tips.
Back in 1894, Italian architect Pietro Arrigoni endowed the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki with a small gem to house the Gare Militaire (Military Station) on the Thessaloniki-Istanbul railway line.
Ten years ago, Leni Konialidis brought together a group of young Greek and Turkish musicians on the conviction that longstanding rivalries could be overcome and friendship could flourish through music.
Running through October 1, Premiere Nights is considered one of the country’s biggest film events, thanks to a program comprising some of the greatest releases of the year, exclusive premieres, interesting tributes and special guests.
Migrants are seen at the reception facility near the village of Moria on Lesvos on Friday. Tensions are rising at the facility, which was designed to accommodate 2,000 people but is hosting around 5,500. This escalated into violence earlier in the week but police did not intervene with tear gas as they have done in the past due to the presence of more than 1,000 children at the camp. In a bid to prevent further unrest, police set up barricades between migrants of different ethnic groups. Overcrowding has led authorities to set up tents around the perimeter of the camp. [Stratis Balaksas/ANA-MPA]