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U.S. Consul Will Visit Thessaloniki on October 23 and 24, 2014

Athens — The U.S. Embassy announced today that a U.S. Consul will perform a consular outreach trip to Thessaloniki, at the U.S. Consulate in Thessaloniki, on Thursday, October 23, and Friday, October 24, 2014.  During the visit, the Consul will accept passport applications, applications to register the birth of children born abroad to U.S. citizen ... Read More»

THE FULBRIGHT FOUNDATION PRESENTS AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES: 20th U.S. University Fair in Athens – Join the world’s best!

The Fulbright Foundation presents its annual US University Fair onMonday, 6 October 2014 at theCrowne Plaza Hotel, 50 Michalakopoulou Street, Athens 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Representatives and alumni from U.S. colleges and universities will be available to offer information to students interested in studying in the U.S.  The annual event features institutions from all ... Read More»

American Animation Professionals Connect with Local Audiences

More than 3,000 animation fans attended the four-day  Animasyros International Animation Festival , held October 2-5 on the island of Syros. American animation professionals Mark Shapiro, Marketing and Brand Manager of the LAIKA Animation Studio, and independent animator Nina Paley participated in the festival with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens. The festival opened with the European premier ... Read More»

English Language Specialist Engages Teachers on Tolerance/Diversity and Bullying Theme

During a week-long visit to the north of Greece, English Language Specialist Lydia Stack visited Thessaloniki for seminars with English language teachers on how to promote tolerance, diversity, and anti-bullying techniques in their schools.  Speaking in front of a full house of more than 150 English language teachers in the Thessaloniki History Center on February ... Read More»