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Sunday, April 18, 2021

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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 ...

Online comics and environmental education workshops for children

Two online workshops for children are organized by the street magazine "rafts" and the "Earth Organization" as part of the educational activities of Sport For Athens. Workshop ...

The educational workshops of INNOVATHENS for April

A rich educational program with workshops that focus on modern entrepreneurship and the latest developments in areas such as digital marketing, branding and ...

A second actor is facing charges of rape. The criminal prosecution was initiated this morning by the Athens Court of First Instance against a well-known actor who was reported by the 38-year-old Dimitris Anthis that he raped him in 2006 when they were both 22 years old. The case file has been assigned to an investigator before whom the accused will be immediately called to apologize, as the act expires in May and by then all the necessary procedures should have been completed.

The Ministry of Education is focusing on the cancellation of the promotion and graduation exams in high schools this year as well, given that for another year the schools have been closed for a long period of time.

The plan of the Ministry of Education for the completion of the year, according to "Kathimerini", includes the cutting of the material in all classes of high schools and lyceums, except that of the Panhellenic Examinations, while it is considered almost certain that the lessons in primary schools will be extended until the end of June.

The METRO University station is closed by order of ELAS, due to a student rally in one of the Propylaea.

Extraordinary subsidy of the retail sector in areas such as West Attica, which during the Christmas period was in strict quarantine, announced the Minister of Development and Investment Adonis Georgiadis.

Answering the Parliament, in a timely question of 53 SYRIZA MPs, Mr. Georgiadis announced that this extraordinary subsidy that will concern areas such as Elefsina and Kozani, will be 3.000 euros for each retail business and 1.000 euros for each employee.

The Panhellenic Federation of Restaurants and Related Professions is appealing to justice, seeking compensation for the incalculable damages suffered by the industry from the prolonged lockdown lasting 17 weeks. Half a million employees are estimated to be facing lockouts and layoffs as more than 75% of companies in the industry have suspended employment contracts while an estimated 200.000 employees in the restaurant are on suspension.

Today, more than 260 million euros will be paid to 611.618 beneficiaries, who are either in employment suspension status or have joined the COOPERATION program.

The "battle" with the measures and vaccinations against the coronavirus in order not to lose the European and Greek summer was proposed by the Vice President of the Commission Margaritis Schoinas, speaking to the Committee on European Affairs of the Parliament, while making special reference to the proposal of Kyriakos Mitsotakis for the vaccination certificate .

In an earlier meeting with the prime minister, he noted that the European Commission would present a proposal on March 17, as a first step back to normalcy, he said, deeply impressed by "Prometheus", the large vaccination center in Maroussi, and referred to Recovery Fund saying that "the Greek draft is admittedly a model for many others".

"The question now is how we can accelerate so that we can build the wall of immunity," Mitsotakis said, adding that "we expect the European Commission to put pressure on all pharmaceutical companies to meet their delivery schedules." doses of vaccines in the second quarter of 2021 ".

"Political apathy" that "raises questions", the government spokeswoman, Aristotle Peloni, attributes to the president of SYRIZA for the case of Dimitris Koufontinas and asks Mr. Tsipras "a clear position without pretexts and evasions".

In a statement, she emphasizes, among other things, that "the government is aligned with the Rule of Law, while SYRIZA is aligned with extreme minorities."

In a public consultation from today until March 18, the Ministry of Interior put the new electoral law for local self-government, which abolishes the simple proportional system. It provides for the election of a mayor and regional governor with a percentage of 43%, an increase in the term of office of the elected from 4 to 5 years, and a ceiling of 3% for the entry into municipal and regional councils.

And the weather: Clear weather in Attica, with light clouds from noon. Temperature in Athens up to 20 degrees Celsius. 18 points at this time in Gazi.

"Concert on the Radio": Melodic poetry in Athens 9.84 with Christos Thivaios tonight at 21:00

"Concert on the Radio" Melodic poetry CHRISTOS THIVAIOS Vicky Karatzoglou Michalis and Pantelis Kalogerakis Athens 9. 84 focuses on the Word of Greek Song and presents with sound and image 11 radio ...

Coronavirus: 2.411 cases - 67 deaths - New record with 837 intubated

Another 2.411 new cases of coronavirus were recorded by EODY in the last 24 hours. Unfortunately, another 67 people lost their lives, while in an ICU they give ...

The roadmap for the mandatory self tests for employees and employers - What applies from Monday

The mandatory self-tests of employees in the private sector start on Monday. The administration of the tests is free of charge by the pharmacies, while penalties are provided for both ...

Coronavirus: How the churches will function at Easter

In addition to moving out of the prefecture for Easter, the government and experts are also concerned about the way in which the ...

Nea Erithraia: One dead and two injured in a house fire

A tragedy occurred on Saturday night in Nea Erithraia after a fire broke out in a two-storey house. The men of the Fire Brigade retrieved the body of a ...

Prince Philip was buried

The United Kingdom observed a minute of silence as the royal family came together to attend the funeral of Prince Philip, who ...

News bulletin at 22:00

Dramatic increase in the Intensive Care Units where EODY announced 837 intubated patients covid-19. In the last 24 hours, the death toll is 67, raising the number ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Cleaning operation of the Municipality of Athens in Ag. Georgiou

A coordinated cleaning operation of Agios Georgios square and the surrounding streets was carried out at dawn by the crews of the Municipality of Athens in order to remove the ...

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 ...

Push Buttons: The new solo exhibition of Ilias Kafouros in Two Villages Project Space

Elias Kafouros in his new solo exhibition entitled Push Buttons in Two Villages Project Space in Athens, weaves complex compositions that emerge ...

"My Athens": Student photo contest on Instagram

The educational program of the Municipality of Athens "The child, the city and the monuments" organizes a photography competition on the Instagram platform for school students ...