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Ancient Greek Sandals – The Worldwide Business Success of the Iconic Greek Footwear

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Ancient Greek Sandals was founded a few years ago and has since seen major success worldwide. In Greece during the summer, the most worn shoe is the classic Greek sandal. It comes in many designs, flats or heels, and in different leather types and colours. Christina and Nicolas decided to spread the word by creating their own designs and selling these abroad – an idea that has brought them great success.

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The posters that took over Athens / Wishes on Blank Paper

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Suprised Athenians lift their head and read messages on the city’s poles and bus stops. An imaginative international project with 39 quotes sparks a dialogue: What would you change in your life?

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Curba Bicycles – Uniquely Handmade in the Village of Karditsa

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“No two bikes are the same.” This is the motto of Vangelis Kakargias, who manufactures handmade bicycles in his hometown of Karditsa, in Central Greece. Continue reading “Curba Bicycles – Uniquely Handmade in the Village of Karditsa”

Chocolate Factory Museum in Athens

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Choco Factory Museum is a new..chocolate park in Athens! It has been built to remind us of Roald Dahl’s wildest dreams expressed in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” enhanced by actual new technologies and designs. Continue reading “Chocolate Factory Museum in Athens”

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Greece – in The World’s most Spectacular Theatre

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Situated on the southwest slope of the Acropolis Hill in Athens, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus was completed in 174AD. The Telegraph, in its book around the world’s most brautiful theatres, chose the Odeon of Herodes Atticus as one of them. Continue reading “The Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Greece – in The World’s most Spectacular Theatre”

Three Greeks in the List with the most Important People in Fashion

business of fashion bof500 2015 greek greece aliveFor the third year in a row, the website Businessoffashion.com unveiled the list BoF 500, the most important list of the most influential people shaping the global fashion industry today in more than 55 countries. 3 of them are Greek. Continue reading “Three Greeks in the List with the most Important People in Fashion”

ERT Station Wins Radio “Grand Prix” Award

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The first award (Grand Prix) at the 27th International Radio Competition of the International Radio and Television Union (URTI) was awarded to Greek radio.

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“Drops of Breath” in Sounio: the First Underwater Dance Show Worldwide

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For the first time in the world, choreographers Apostolia Papadamaki and Sophie Bulbuyan in collaboration with artists from 10 different countries will present and underwater dance show titled “Drops of Breath”. Continue reading ““Drops of Breath” in Sounio: the First Underwater Dance Show Worldwide”

2nd Athens World Poetry Festival – September 2015

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The Poets’ Circle invites you to the 2nd Athens World Poetry Festival, from the 21st September to the 26th September 2015. The festival will commence in the Garden of Megaro Mousikis, the Athens Concert Hall, on the 21st at 19:30. Continue reading “2nd Athens World Poetry Festival – September 2015”

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