«Feta cheese is mandated by an E.U. ruling to come from Greece. The country also harvests arguably the best olives for making olive oil».
Adam Davidson, The New York Times magazine
Claude remy considers the‘Kavomalias - Zobolo park in Monemvasia to be of high
quality and can offer supreme satisfaction for climbers. The
fact that the park has very interesting historical sites to visit in
the surrounding area adds to the parks attraction.
The Good Mayor
«When you propose the slightest change, people say no. If you do it all at once, it is a different thing. Something has to break through.»
Yiannis Boutaris profile on The New York Times, by Suzanne Daley
«Its not easy, but I think its worth investing a few years, working hard with no money, but trying to be part of change.»
Lizzie Davis on The Guardian
The True Greece
«The Greeks are warmly, casually, universally hospitable. And a block from Syntagma Square —let alone in the rest of the country— there’s no sign at all of the civil unrest that dominates perceptions of today’s Greece».
Sebastian Smee on The Boston Globe
GoodNews in Patra
«The Foundation of Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH) from 1983 to 2011 received grants from the Greek state and EU and returned a surplus. Like the new Acropolis Museum, it more than pays for itself».
Ruth Padel, the award-winning British poet, reports on The Independent
A poem for Greece!
a debtor placed naked on the pillory, suffer a country
a thank you to you was saying».
poem by Gunter Grass, Sueddeutsche
"We consider Greek wines to be a bit of a hidden gem. What is exciting about these wines is their characterful native grape varieties which are winning medals, not just your everyday Merlot and Pinot Grigio". Christelle Guibert (contests tasting director), the Guardian
The Greeks gave us the Olympics. Let them have their marbles
“However, I am suggesting that in the light of everything western civilisation owes Greece – in terms of democratic ideas, the Olympics, science, art and architecture – we should begin to address a simple truth: the Parthenon marbles are not ours to keep.”
Henry Porter, The Observer
"Athens being the cradle of Democracy, and all that followed in the west, was what I wanted to pay homage to. I wanted to express order and humanism". It is very rare that an artists intentions, are met so directly by location, so it is extraordinary that their world premier takes place in the city they refer to: Athens. Sean Scully Exhibition - Benaki Museum