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NEWS

Illegal drug production on European soil increased during the coronavirus pandemic last year as lockdowns helped move drug sales from streets to encrypted online platforms, according to an analysis of continental drug trends released Wednesday.


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NEWS

More online health services will become widely available soon to citizens, Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias and Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis announced. 

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WHAT'S ON

Dancers and choreographers ponder the notion of movement after a year during which this was restricted by the global pandemic, at the 14th edition of the Arc Festival.

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WHAT'S ON

The Italian Embassy in Greece, the Italian Educational Institute of Athens and in cooperation with the Italo-Hellenic Cultural Association of Leros (AIAL) have organized online screenings of five Italian feature films as part of the Italian Online Film Fest.


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ECONOMY

An online seminar titled “Giants Of The Sea: Ships & Men Who Changed The World,” featuring the author of the book of the same title, John D. McCown, the co-founder, former chairman and CEO of Trailer Bridge Inc, is taking place Monday as part of the Capital Link Shipping Webinar Series. 

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The British School at Athens has invited two professors of political science, Dr Antonis Ellinas from the University of Cyprus and Vasiliki Georgiadou from Panteion University, to hold a discussion titled “Antifascism in Greece: Actors, Resources and Tactics.”


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WHAT'S ON

The Half Note Jazz Club is screening a series of concerts it has hosted on its stage for 10 euros via the viva.gr website.

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SOCIETY

On the 200th anniversary of Greece’s War of Independence against Ottoman rule, the Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage (SPGH) is launching a series of virtual events exploring a modern meaning of Greek identity, starting with a webinar-style panel discussion on history on Saturday, April 24, at 12 p.m. (EDT). 

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ECONOMY

Every Wednesday the British Council is offering a series of online discussions suitable for international students who are interested in studying climate change-related courses in the UK and pursuing a career in green industries.



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WHAT'S ON

Democrats Abroad Greece Women’s Caucus will hold a conversation titled “Sexual Harassment, Violence Against Women and the Pandemic” via Zoom on March 31, starting at 8 p.m.

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WHAT'S ON

The Greek National Opera’s production of Umberto Giordano’s “Andrea Chénier” will be available to stream on demand from March 31 to July 31.


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WHAT'S ON

The British Council and the Onassis Stegi Foundation are putting together a two-day event on the importance of materials in the future of circular design.

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WHAT'S ON

The Canadian Institute in Greece will be hosting Professor Jacques Bouchard from the University of Montreal for a lecture titled “The Philhellenes of Francophone Canada and Liberated Greece” on March 30.

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MUSIC

Mariza Rizou will be performing a show at the Stavros Tou Notou venue in central Athens that will be live-streamed on March 28.