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The Municipality of Athens changes the cultural map of the city for everyone

In the implementation of a three-year plan for culture, which aims primarily at the support of artists and workers in the field of culture, who have ...

Vassilis - Phoivos Axiotis: One way for the municipality of Athens is the renovation of Plato Academy

For the renovation and promotion of the archaeological site of the Plato Academy and the construction of the Archaeological Museum of Athens, 9.84 spoke in Athens ...

OnAthens: Works by contemporary Greek artists on walls, streets and squares

A kiss from Athens, for a city with emotions. The Onassis Foundation presents the mural "The kiss" by Ilias Papailiakis in Avdi square ....

The Social Circus of Athens and online

Online opening curtain for the Social Circus of Athens The Social Circus of Athens is an initiative that uses circus techniques to promote ...

Plato Academy is highlighted - The Archaeological Museum of Athens is created

In the framework of the program agreement between the Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Municipality of Athens, the studies were unanimously approved during yesterday's meeting of the Central Archaeological Council ...

A new strong earthquake of 5,9 degrees on the Richter scale hit Thessaly last night, surprising even the experts. In a short time, a wide-ranging meeting is held under the secretary general. Civil protection, Vassilios Papageorgiou, with the participation of local bodies.

"A new branch of the fault in the area has been activated. Now everything goes from the beginning ", said the professor, Efthymios Lekkas. He did not rule out another vibration of even the same magnitude.

Costas Papazachos spoke about an "almost twin earthquake", but which comes from the same fault

The villages of Magoula, Mesochori and Amouri of the Municipality of Elassona were without electricity, as the network was damaged.

The earthquake caused rocks to fall in Meteora near houses.

Many old buildings have been damaged, while there is stress even in modern buildings due to the strong seismic sequence, said in Athens 9.84 the mayor of Tyrnavos, Giannis Kokouras.
The principal of the primary school in Damasi, Grigoris Letsios, who together with the teachers saved 63 children at the time of the first big earthquake, told our station that the building will be demolished within a week and the lessons will continue in a space provided by GEETHA, in a camp in Tyrnavos. He expressed the hope that the students will enter their new school in September.

The government announced seven immediate measures for the earthquake victims in Thessaly. These include housing assistance at 80% of the cost of repairing the houses and rent subsidy. 600 euros will be given by the Municipalities to each earthquake-affected family.

The number of patients treated by intubation is increasing, creating even more pressure on the health system. They reached 449. A large number of yesterday's cases of coronavirus. EODY announced 2.219 new infections, of which 1.051 in Attica. 35 patients died.

About 70% of the cases in Attica, where the biggest problem occurs, have to do with the strain of the British mutation, according to the rector of EKPA, Athanasios Dimopoulos. Regarding the escalation of cases, Mr. Dimopoulos said that it is due to the fatigue of the citizens, which leads to non-compliance with the measures.

The Irish health authorities are launching an investigation into the cases of four babies who were stillborn and whose death may be linked to the new coronavirus pandemic, said the country's deputy chief physician Ronan Glynn.

NATO must do everything to avoid an escalation that will take us back to the 90s, between Greece and Turkey, said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at the College of Europe. "There are obvious differences, but I think the important thing for me is to try to use NATO as a platform to reduce the differences, to reduce the tension, to prevent an escalation," he said.

A new lawsuit for the crime of rape, in 2018, at a time when the alleged act remains criminally "active" for Justice, was filed by an expatriate against the already imprisoned Dimitris Lignadis.

Today, the compensations and benefits will be paid to more than 611.000 beneficiaries, who are either in suspension status or have joined the COOPERATION program.

"Until we meet again", is the name of the new digital campaign which is addressed to tourists who love Athens.

WEATHER

Clear weather in Attica, with light clouds from noon. Temperature in Athens up to 20 degrees Celsius. 13 points at this time in Gazi.

No. Peloni: Vaccination centers will be open until 10 pm - Closed only on Easter Sunday -

Following the consultation of the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis with the Minister of Health, Vassilis Kikilias, vaccinations will take place on Good Friday, Holy Saturday and ...

K. Mitsotakis: Reduction of the tax advance to 55% and the insurance contributions by 3%

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced five tax and insurance reliefs for employees and companies during a government meeting via teleconference on ...

The Italian tourism mafia has a turnover of over $ 2,2 billion

The mafia has penetrated decisively in the Italian tourism sector and its annual turnover exceeds 2,2 billion euros, according to data ...

Kerameos Prefecture: On June 14 the nationwide - There will be no in-school in Gymnasiums and Lyceums

The pan-Hellenic exams will take place on June 14, as announced by the Minister of Education, Niki Kerameos, on Thursday morning. In high schools and lyceums I will not ...

V. Kikilias: Our islands, a priority of Operation "Freedom"

The vaccination centers in Naxos, Iraklia and Schinoussa were visited today by the Minister of Health, Vassilis Kikilias and the Secretary General of Primary Health Care, Marios Themistokleous. THE...

The EU has not yet decided whether to take legal action against AstraZeneca

The European Union has not yet decided whether to take legal action against the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca due to delays in the delivery of its vaccines against ...

A. Linou: The measures are right, if we manage to do well is another matter

"The measures are right, but if we manage to do well, it is another matter," he said in Athens at 9.84 and at Eleonora Orfanidou and Eleftheria ...

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The Municipality of Athens changes the cultural map of the city for everyone

In the implementation of a three-year plan for culture, which aims primarily at the support of artists and workers in the field of culture, who have ...

New edition: Street art and the city of Athens

The book by Thanasis Chouliaras entitled The eyes of the city is published by Etypos. An overview of street art. The case...

The traffic in Ermou is sluggish

The traffic on the shopping street of Ermou is sluggish today, with consumers only coming by appointment for their purchases. The shopkeepers are waiting ...

Sanitation mobilization in Athens

Health workers in the center of Athens mobilized, following a call made by the Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Employees (POEDIN). The Federation, in fact, has ...

World Book Day in Athens 9.84 - 18 stories about Athens

Athens stars in the tribute of Athens 9.84 for this year's World Book Day. Athens, as a literary and poetic narrative. Athens...