Category: culture


Big crowds force HOC to suspend Olympic torch relay in Greece

The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) decided to suspend the remainder of the Olympic Torch relay through the country to avoid attracting crowds because of coronavirus, it said on Friday. But HOC said the opening leg of the relay in the southern Peloponnese town of Sparta attracted an “unexpectedly large crowd,” forcing it to suspend the […]

Actor Kostas Voutsas dies at 88

Popular comic actor Kostas Voutsas died on Wednesday at the age of 88. He was hospitalised at Attikon hospital with symptoms of respiratory infection and impairment of cardiac and respiratory function. “Kostas Voutsas embarked on the great journey, along with the laughter and joy he generously shared with so many generations of Greeks. His optimism […]