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Archive - Apr 15, 2011

The optimistic recovery plan of Georgios Papakonstantinou

15 April 2011 / 21:04:53  
Following the general talk of the Prime Minister George Papandreou earlier in the day, the Minister of Finance sent to journalists the plan for the recovery of the local economy. Unfortunately, this plan outlined only the main features of the recovery program, many of which are known for months to the public, but little has been done to implement them.

GRR HOT 15: The British sensation Adele debuts in the chart

15 April 2011 / 17:04:06  
Hello, music fans. Here has come the time again to get together in the recesses of our favorite GRR Hot 15. This week it is smiling, full of music, slightly different and with a new proposal that fascinates with a light Brit twist.

Greece as an inspiration and creative impulse

15 April 2011 / 16:04:36  
The end point of Europe called Greece gives birth to artists and inspires them. This is what the Tate Modern gallery’s curator Jessica Morgan has decided to highlight, and today, the fruit of her work is presented in the Museum of Cycladic Art. The exhibition The Last Grand Tour presents the paintings of 17 artists of international acclaim, who lived and worked in Greece for the past 70 years.

Papandreou disappointed Greece with talks again

15 April 2011 / 14:04:57  
After all of Greece has been waiting with bated breath the speech of the Prime Minister George Papandreou on the new medium term plan for economic recovery, all ended up in disappointment. The Prime Minister overwhelmed the public with populist words instead of specific proposals.

Kevin Spacey arrives for the Athens Festival in the role of Richard III

15 April 2011 / 13:04:34  
The Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey and the director of American Beauty Sam Mendes will meet on the stage of the ancient Epidaurus Theatre in July. The two Hollywood celebrities will present the Shakespeare’s play Richard III within the Athens Festival, held annually in Athens and on the stage of Epidaurus.

Attempt at beating the Greek Minister of Health

15 April 2011 / 12:04:02  
Attacks on politicians and increasingly against members of the government in the form of popular indignation are about to become an epidemic in Greece. Two men were taken to hospital late last night after being injured during a political meeting with the Minister of Health Andreas Loverdos.

Stevie Wonder and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be in Athens for the Special Olympics Games

15 April 2011 / 10:04:45  
More than two months before the start of the International Special Olympics Summer Games the organisation committee announced it is in full readiness. Over 7000 athletes from 180 countries, their families and 2500 coaches are expected to arrive in Greece on the 24th of June.