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Monday, June 21, 2021

News bulletin at 10:00

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Conscious markets in the Municipal Market of Kypseli

The 1st Conscious Pop up Market in Kypseli The opportunity for Athenian consumers to get in touch with products that have been created with the authorities ...

"Project Athena": Innovation and technology at the service of the Municipality of Athens, for a clean and accessible city

Microsoft and ATCOM are implementing a pioneering pilot project under the "Adopt Your City" initiative. The evolution of cities into "smart" through technology ...

"Culture is Athens": 4 venues, more than 100 events

Culture is Athens / June - September 2021 Technopolis - Kolonos Theater - Gravas Theater - AB Cinema Music - Theater - Dance The lights of culture "turn on" again and the Municipality of Athens offers a summer ...

A multicultural path in Rozan Park in Exarchia

Meet the tribes of Athens An emerging outdoor exhibition with 5 wooden installation boxes, which highlight the traditions of different cultures through art, music, food and ...

A walk to the Industrial Museum of Gas in Technopolis, with a backpack

The successful interactive tour "A walk in the Museum with a backpack" for families with children aged 4-11 takes place again at the Industrial Gas Museum in ...

There are about 4,5 million confirmed appointments that have been closed from today until July, while the data bring the first citizens 50 to 54 years old, 316.275 in total, who either carried out the first vaccination dose or went on a scheduled appointment.

The following is the age group of 45 to 49 years with 300.476 vaccinations or scheduled appointments.

"In total, more than four million citizens have already been vaccinated or have scheduled their appointments. We are being vaccinated, we are strengthening the firewall against the coronavirus ", writes the Minister of Digital Government, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, on social media.

The electronic services provided by the General Secretariat for Information Systems of Public Administration will be out of operation until 12 noon tomorrow due to their planned upgrade works. The vaccination platform emvolio.gov.gr operates normally, which is supported by a standby infrastructure for the service of the citizens.

The organized beaches in the country are reopening from today in the context of the partial and gradual lifting of restrictive measures due to coronavirus.

Kindergartens, Primary and Secondary Schools are open again from Monday. Students, teachers and other staff are invited to attend the school with a negative test certificate. Also on Monday, the living sections of tutoring centers and foreign language centers, which are related to the conduct of examinations, open.

From May 10, the administrative courts will reopen, as well as certain procedures in civil and criminal courts.

The museums open on May 14, while the conservatories reopen on May 17.

Also on May 17, the kindergartens and nurseries will reopen.

An outbreak of cases is recorded in Etoloakarnania, where in the last 24 hours 150 new infections were recorded, which within 12 days, increased eightfold. As of today, the municipality of Messolonghi is in deep red, as is the municipality of Visaltia, in Serres. The settlement of Kastania in Orestiada is in universal lockdown - corresponding to Kalymnos.

Removal of vaccine patent will not solve the problem in the short term, said Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and called on the United States and other vaccine-producing countries to export their products instead of discussing copyright abolition.

The leaders of the 27 governments of the European Union are expected to pledge today, at their informal Summit in Porto, that they will fight against gender discrimination and tackling poverty. According to a draft of the document, which came to the knowledge of the German Agency, the text will state that "Our commitment to unity and solidarity means ensuring equal opportunities for all and that no one will be left behind."

"In Greece we have managed to maintain the unemployment rate at pre-pandemic levels of the coronavirus", stressed yesterday the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his speech at the thematic meeting "Labor and Employment" in the context of the first day of work of the informal Summit. "Spending money to protect jobs is an investment and the right policy," he said, stressing that new jobs will not come through consumption but through investment.

In sports news

and the 6th game of the playoffs of the Super League at 7 and a half play: Volos - Larissa, Panaitolikos - Atromitos and Lamia - OFI.

And the weather

Generally clear in Attica, with sparse clouds. Temperature from 15 to 31 degrees Celsius.

Karditsa: Huge damage from heavy rain and hail

Complete destruction of crops as well as serious damage to houses and the electricity network caused a downpour that hit the wider yesterday afternoon Sunday ...

Brazil-Covid-19: Over 1.000 deaths almost 45.000 cases in 24 hours

The Brazilian Ministry of Health announced yesterday Sunday that in the previous 24 hours another 1.025 patients with Covid-19 succumbed and another 44.178 were confirmed ...

Armenia: Outgoing Prime Minister Nicole Pasinian's Party Leads in Parliamentary Elections

The ruling party of the outgoing Prime Minister Nicole Pasinian, Political Contract, is recording a wide lead according to the initial results of the early parliamentary elections that were held ...

Summer Solstice: Today is the biggest day of the year

Today Monday 21 June is the biggest day of 2021 and the first official day of summer, as in the morning (at 06:32 Greek time) ...

News bulletin at 24:00

The diplomatic agenda is focused this week, as Athens, a few days before the Summit, June 24 and 25 in Brussels, ...

France-Regional elections: Disappointment at Marie Le Pen camp

The party of the French far-right National Alarm of Marin Le Pen recorded lower than expected performance during the first round of the regional elections, which were marked ...

News bulletin at 23:00

The diplomatic agenda is focused this week, as Athens, a few days before the Summit, June 24 and 25 in Brussels, ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

K. Bakoyannis: The vandalism of the monument of police officer Nektarios Savvas is an unholy act

The mayor of Athens, Costas Bakogiannis, characterizes the vandalism by the strangers of the monument for the policeman Nektarios Savvas, who was killed on time ...

Sunday cleaning business in Ano Kypseli

In one of the most densely populated neighborhoods of the city, Ano Kypseli, the cleaning team of the Municipality of Athens acted today. The employees of the Cleaning Department ...

The key to the city of Tirana to the mayor of Athens, Costas Bakoyannis

The key to the city of Tirana was received today by the mayor of the Albanian capital Erion Veliai, the mayor of Athens Costas Bakogiannis, who is ...

Open House Athens returns in June with online tours

The city's favorite architectural festival could not fail to return this year, even online. The online event includes a livestream and ...

See the line up for the renewed Gazarte terrace

United We Fly, returns to live action and presents the new series of concerts Upstairs Sessions on the cool and renewed roof of Gazarte ...