A dream whose time has come: The Demos Center

A few years ago, I was contemplating the state of our world. Unrest. Poverty. A pandering profit-seeking news media. Violence. Income inequality. A warming planet. Intimidating, menacing nationalistic leaders. And politicians and governments not responding to the needs, sometimes desperate needs, of the people they serve.

THI Canada teams up with nine foundations to help Greek startups, nonprofit groups

The Hellenic Initiative Canada (THI Canada) nonprofit has joined nine Greek foundations to launch the sixth round of the Points of Support Program, helping organizations with innovative, small-scale initiatives that have significant social impact for the benefit of society, the environment, and vulnerable groups.

National Archaeological Museum set for expansion

The design for the renovation and expansion of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, which was selected by an international committee from a total of 10 proposals, was presented Wednesday.

Digital campaign starts for 112 emergency number

A digital campaign, with two videos with information about the operation and importance of the 112 number in emergency situations, was launched on Saturday by the Climate Crisis and Civil Protection ministries on the occasion of European 112 Day.

Hellenism and the importance of education

A pre-eminent member of the Greek-American community, Angelo Tsakopoulos, is being honored by Kathimerini in Washington on Monday with the “Ηγέτης” (leader) award for his outstanding contribution to Hellenism over the decades.

The power of working together

Members of the En Dynamei (In Strength) cultural association for people with and without disabilities take part in an activity in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.

Object Library | Athens | All Year

The Goethe Institute has inaugurated a new Object Library, where members can donate and/or borrow useful items they no longer use or need.

Greek Breakfast at the Airport

The Greek hotel industry and Athens International Airport celebrated World Tourism Day at the airport on Monday with the serving of ‘Greek Breakfast.’

Running for the Egyptian vulture of Epirus

Endurance athlete Thodoris Ziakkas will run on Saturday in support of the “Asproparis,” or Egyptian vulture, the symbol of Epirus’ wildlife in northwestern Greece.

Who is that Hellene?

The day before Kyriakos Mitsotakis made history as the first Greek prime minister to make a presentation before a joint session of the US Congress, with the elaborate ceremony afforded US presidents, he was introduced at Georgetown University by Michael Psaros.

Volunteerism as an antidote

The contribution of volunteer firefighters in the battle against the wildfires of the past few days was noted in various ways

Volunteer firemen on the front line

A member of the Neos Voutzas Volunteer Fire Department, east of Athens, tracks the location of a fire truck during a blaze on the mountain of Penteli earlier this week.

Blood drive at Maximos Mansion on Tuesday

The National Blood Donation Center is appealing to volunteers to come forward to bolster the country’s dwindling blood banks, which have been hit by the combination of reduced supply and increased demand during the pandemic.