Greece

Greek Government Issues Statement Condemning Incident of Holocaust Denial


 
 The Greek Government's spokesman Minister Pantelis Kapsis issued a statement on 14 May denouncing the comments from the Golden Dawn party.
 
 Nikolaos Mihaloliakos, chairman of the Greek far-right...

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"Never, Ever Be a Bystander" Conference Held in Athens


 
 On 5 October 2012, the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens hosted a conference entitled "Never, Ever Be a Bystander."
 
 ITF Chair Ambassador Jan Deboutte attended and addressed the...

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Thessaloniki Commemorates Anniversary of Deportations


 
 The Jewish community of Thessaloniki held a series of events around 15 March to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first deportations from Thessaloniki to Auschwitz.
 
 Commemoration events...

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Greek Ministry of Education and Religion Establishes Cooperation with the Jewish Museum of Greece


 
 On 22 January, a Memorandum of Cooperation between the General Secretariat of Religion of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religion and the Jewish Museum of Greece was signed in Athens.
 
 The...

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UK and Canada Mark Chairmanship Handover in Greece


 
 The British Ambassador John Kittmer and the Canadian Ambassador Robert Peck co-hosted an event at the British Residence in Athens.
 
 Following Canada'?s active and dedicated leadership, the UK...

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Wreath laying

Wreath laying by representatives of the schools of Larissa in memory of the 1.5 million child Holocaust victims.Anne Frank square, 11:30

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Commemoration Events organised by Schools in Larissa

Events organised by the schools and pupils of Larissa.Municipal Conservatory, 10:00

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Main Ceremony

Main ceremony organised by the Governor of the Region of Thessalia and the Jewish Community of Larissa. The ceremony will include lighning of candles in memory of the six million victims, a main...

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Holocaust Memorial Day in Greece

Wreath laying.Monument of the Holocaust of the Greek Jews of Larissa (Jewish Martyrs square), 18:30

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