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All rights reserved.kgfrangos@msn.comkgfrangos@msn.comWed, 17 Sep 2014 07:30:43 EST0CULTURAL EVENTS PROGRAM OF 2010 BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF KARPATHOS12th ANNUAL CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS EVENTShttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=125http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=125Mon, 28 Jun 2010 00:00:00 ESTAthens Airways removed from flights serving Athens to KarpathosThe Service of Civil Aviation (YPA) ordered the removal of Athens Airways from flights serving Athens to Karpathoshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=124http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=124Fri, 28 May 2010 00:00:00 ESTKarpathians in Virginia Beach, USA What does the tiny Greek island of Karpathos have to do with one of the largest resort cities on the East Coast of the USA? http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=123http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=123Tue, 25 May 2010 00:00:00 ESTAirlines were selected for flights to Karpathos from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2012The airlines were selected for flights to Karpathos and other destinations after an open competition by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transportation and Networks.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=122http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=122Mon, 29 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTPresident Obama announced Greece Admitted to U.S. Visa Waiver ProgramPresident Obama announced today the designation of Greece as a member of the Visa Waiver Program.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=120http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=120Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTAntonios Nicolaidis graduate student dies at 29Antonios Nicolaidis, a doctoral student at the University of Athens who studied the cultural heritage of the village of Olympos Karpathos died of complications from surgery.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=119http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=119Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 ESTGreek carriers Aegean Airline - Olympic Air agree to mergeGreece's two largest carriers, Aegean and recently privatized Olympic Air agreed to team up to form a stronger player better able to compete with foreign airlines.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=118http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=118Tue, 23 Feb 2010 00:00:00 ESTAegean Airlines to participate in the competition for the Athens to Karpathos flightsAegean Airlines to participate in the competition for the Athens to Karpathos flights as well as other smaller Greek destinations.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=117http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=117Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:00:00 ESTEcumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to appear on 60 MinutesHis All Holiness Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians who constitute the second largest Christian church in the world, will be featured on the CBS News program 60 Minuteshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=115http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=115Thu, 17 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe Karpathian Society of Aperitans 'Omonoia' invite you to their Dinner Dance'Omonoia' cordially invites you to their Annual Christmas Dinner Dance at the Venetian in Garfield, New Jerseyhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=114http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=114Tue, 15 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe Municipality of Karpathos Choir will travel to Katerini The Municipality of Karpathos Choir will travel to Katerini in northern Greece to participate in an International Choral Festivalhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=113http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=113Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTFree wireless internet for Pigadia KarpathosThe Municipality of Karpathos council has approved a ¬45,000 project to install free internet WI-FIhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=112http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=112Tue, 08 Dec 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe flights from Athens to Karpathos were awarded to Athens AirwaysThe flights from Athens to Karpathos were awarded to Athens Airways after their winning bid amongst other Greek air carriers was announced by the Greek Service of Civil Aviation (YPA)http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=111http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=111Sun, 15 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTWater Found on Moon, Researchers Say There is water on the Moon, scientists stated unequivocally on Fridayhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=110http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=110Sat, 14 Nov 2009 00:00:00 ESTTHE IMPORTANCE OF RAISING AWARENESS OF OXI DAYIn a few days, Greece we will once again be celebrating one of its most important national holidaysOXI DAY.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=109http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=109Tue, 27 Oct 2009 00:00:00 ESTKarpathian Organization of RhodesClasses for the teaching of: Karpathian dancing for adults and children - Karpathian singing - Karpathian needlepoint sowing - Karpathian musical organ of the Lira http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=108http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=108Tue, 27 Oct 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe Karpathian tradition of TA EFTAThe Federation of Karpathian Societies - Presents: The Karpathian tradition of TA EFTA SATURDAY, NOV. 28TH - 7PM St. George Greek Orthodox Church, Clifton, NJ http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=107http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=107Mon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 ESTPres. Obama Nominates Greek-Americans to Key Administration PostsPresident Obama nominated George Apostolakis to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis as the Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=106http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=106Fri, 23 Oct 2009 00:00:00 ESTGreeklish mars students Greek languageThe growing use of Greeklish by schoolchildren is adversely affecting their spelling skills and may ultimately pose a threat to the Greek language, according to a recent study.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=104http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=104Fri, 18 Sep 2009 00:00:00 ESTCULTURAL EVENTS PROGRAM OF 2009 BY THE MUNICIPALITY OF KARPATHOS11th ANNUAL CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS EVENTShttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=103http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=103Sun, 19 Jul 2009 00:00:00 ESTOlympos Karpathos to be included in UNESCOs World Heritage Site ListThe provincial council of Karpathos and Kasos voted in its recent meeting to start the process of including Olympos Karpathos to UNESCOs World Heritage Site List.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=102http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=102Thu, 16 Jul 2009 00:00:00 ESTResults of Guardians public opinion poll on the return of the Parthenon marblesA poll that asked, simply, "Is it time to return the Parthenon marbles?"http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=101http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=101Wed, 08 Jul 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe Island of Karpathos will be hosting for the fourth consecutive year the ISWC Speed-surf World CupThe event is organized by the Municipality of Karpathos. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=100http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=100Thu, 02 Jul 2009 00:00:00 ESTG.A.FERRIES withdrew from the Piraeus-Karpathos-Rhodes itineraryG.A.FERRIES withdrew from the Piraeus-Karpathos-Rhodes itinerary. It will now be executed by ANEK LINES with the F/B IERAPETRA. ANEK LINES with their other ship F/B PREVELIS will have two ferries from Piraeus to Karpathos and from Karpathos to Rhodes.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=99http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=99Sat, 27 Jun 2009 00:00:00 ESTIs it time to return the Parthenon Marbles?The Greek minister of culture claims that public opinion in the UK favors the return of the Parthenon Marbles. Is he right?http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=98http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=98Sat, 27 Jun 2009 00:00:00 ESTRomancing the StonesIt's not polite to call the Elgin Marbles the Elgin Marbles anymore. Not even in the British Museum, where the ancient Greek sculptures and reliefs have resided since the early 19th century, after a British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire named Lord Elgin hacked them off the Parthenon. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=97http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=97Wed, 10 Jun 2009 00:00:00 ESTScholars Sign Letter to Obama Urging Macedonia Policy Consistent with History249 classical scholars from all over the world signed and sent a letter to President Obama urging him to reverse some of the damage done by the Bush Administrations decision to recognize FYROM as the Republic of Macedonia back in November of 2004.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=96http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=96Sun, 31 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTSaint Nikolaos Beach in Arkasa one of the 425 Blue Flags in Greece for 2009The Saint Nikolaos Beach in Arkasa, Karpathos was amongst the 425 Blue Flags awarded to beaches in Greece for 2009.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=95http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=95Thu, 28 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTKarpathian Society of Aperitans 'Omonoia' invites you to its picnicThe Board of Directors of the Karpathian Society of Aperitans 'Omonoia' invites you to its picnic hosted along with the Karpathian Society of 'Poseidon'http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=94http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=94Wed, 27 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTAs Alaska Glaciers Melt, Its Land Thats RisingGlobal warming conjures images of rising seas that threaten coastal areas. But in Juneau, as almost nowhere else in the world, climate change is having the opposite effect: As the glaciers here melt, the land is rising, causing the sea to retreat.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=93http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=93Tue, 26 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTProtected ecological park on the island of KarpathosThe establishment of a protected ecological park was announced for an area covering 1/3 of the island of Karpathos (102 square kilometres) and the uninhabited island of Saria.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=92http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=92Mon, 18 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTMary Angelides-PazartzisMary Angelides-Pazartzis was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended the the University of Pittsburgh and earned a B.A. in education studies.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=91http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=91Sun, 17 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTLegislation reintroduced to include Greece in US visa waiver programWashington, D.C. - Today, the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues reintroduced legislation that would designate Greece as a program country in the U.S. State Department's Visa Waiver Program. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=90http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=90Sat, 09 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTNicholas Christakis - TIME: One of the World's 100 Most Influential PeopleNicholas Christakis, 47, a Greek origin physician and sociologist at Harvard Universityhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=89http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=89Thu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 ESTYannis PhilippakisYannis Philippakis frontman of the Foals. The band has been dubbed by British press as the new Radiohead.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=14http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=14Wed, 29 Apr 2009 00:00:00 ESTSatellites Show Arctic Literally on Thin IceThe latest Arctic sea ice data from NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center show that the decade-long trend of shrinking sea ice cover is continuing. New evidence from satellite observations also shows that the ice cap is thinning as well.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=88http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=88Wed, 08 Apr 2009 00:00:00 ESTAHEPA Displeased with Management of Greek Independence Day Event at White HouseThe National President of the largest and oldest Greek heritage grass roots association sent a letter to President Barack Obama today expressing displeasure over the management of Greek Independence Day celebration at The White House held March 25, 2009http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=87http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=87Sun, 29 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTANEK Ferry Preveli will connect Karpathos with Piraeus and RhodesIt was announced today by the ANEK Ferry Line that its ferry boat Preveli,' will connect Kaso, Karpathos and Chalki, with Piraeus and Rhodes.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=86http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=86Sat, 28 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTWWFs Earth HourOn Saturday 28 March 2009 at 8.30pm, people, businesses and iconic buildings around the world will switch off their lights for an hour.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=85http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=85Thu, 26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTFasting in the Greek Orthodox Calendar of HolidaysMore than 90 percent of Greeks are members of the Greek Orthodox Church, and faith plays an important role in Greek life.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=84http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=84Tue, 24 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe Parthenon Marbles - Who Owns History?The Elgin Marbles receive their name from the British lord who craftily spirited them away from the Parthenon in Greecehttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=83http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=83Wed, 18 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTPresident Obama to attend Greek Independence Day eventPresident Barack Obama will attend the annual event held at the White House on March 25, to honor the anniversary of Greece's Independence day.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=82http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=82Sun, 15 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTOlympic Airlines Sold to Marfin Investment Group The Greek government announced that its advisers have picked Marfin Investment Group to buy debt-ridden state carrier Olympic Airlines.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=81http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=81Sat, 14 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTEternal Easter in a Greek VillageNational Geographic Magazine: Easter in Olympos - Village from the past http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=80http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=80Thu, 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTI remember on the day of the earthquake of 1948On February 9, 1948 at exactly 12:58 PM in the Aegean Sea region of the Dodecanese Islands, a strong 7.1 magnitude earthquake took place. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=79http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=79Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos excavations reveal settlementsNew and interesting information on the proliferation of Pax Minoica (the Minoan Peace) has come to light from a Thrace University mission to the Aegeanhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=78http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=78Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTStudy Zeroes In on Calories, Not Diet, for Weight LossFor people who are trying to lose weight, it does not matter if they are counting carbohydrates, protein or fat. All that matters is that they are counting something.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=77http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=77Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTMediterranean nations top EU's climate change risk listItaly, Spain and Greece could bear the brunt of climate change in Europe this centuryhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=76http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=76Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 ESTDo you remember the passenger ship 'PANORMITIS?' The passenger ship 'PANORMITIS' served the Dodecanese Islands for about a six-year periodhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=75http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=75Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTKEPA 81st Annual Convention and ReunionKAPA 81st Annual Convention and Reunion, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland, on Saturday, May 23rd through Monday May 25th, 2009http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=74http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=74Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTGreek mathematician Archimedes was far ahead of his time using calculusUsing modern X-ray and spectral imaging, researchers are uncovering two ancient manuscripts by Archimedes, who lived in Sicily in the third century B.C.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=73http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=73Tue, 24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos in the Austrian Tourist Exhibition of 2009The Vienna, Austria office of the Greek Tourist Organization (EOT) published the following press release in reference to the Karpathos Booth in the Ferien-Messe Wien 2009 Tourist Exhibitionhttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=72http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=72Sun, 22 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTAngelo CavallaroAngelo Cavallaro was born on February 5, 1941 in Lucca Italy. His mother, Sophia Koumoutsou a Karpathian, was from the villages of Menetes and Piles. His father, Alessandro Cavallaro was of Italian origin. He has conducted several important orchestras, among them the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, the Athens State Orchestra and the Greek Radio Orchestra.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=71http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=71Sat, 21 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTConstantine MakrisConstantine Makris a celebrated director and cinematographer was awarded an Emmy for Best Cinematographer in 1992, 1997 and 1998. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=70http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=70Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTPan-Karpathian Foundation Annual Memorial ServiceOn Sunday, March 1, 2009, the Pan-Karpathian Foundation will once again hold its Annual Memorial Service in remembrance of past members, donors and beloved ones memorialized through donations made to the Foundation.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=69http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=69Wed, 04 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTCelebration of "AGIOS HARALAMBOS" The Board of Directors of the Karpathian Society of Aperitans "Omonoia" invites you to a Celebration of "AGIOS HARALAMBOS" at St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church, 51 Paramus Rd. Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 368-8881 on Saturday, February 14th , 2009 at 6:00 p.m. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=68http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=68Mon, 02 Feb 2009 00:00:00 ESTElie G. AslanidesElie G. Aslanides was born on July 13, 1942 in Cairo, Egypt of Karpathian parents. Today he is a Physicist, Director of Research at the National Center for Scientific Research, CNRS, in France. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=67http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=67Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTBarack Obama's inaugural speech Jan. 20th 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States and the nation's first African-American president Tuesday. This is a transcript of his prepared speech.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=65http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=65Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTVasilis L Minaides Vasilis L Minaides was born on 1935 of Karpathian parents. He graduated from the Athens Economic and Commercial University on 1958. His assistance in the promotion of Karpathos as a tourist destination has been immeasurable.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=64http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=64Sat, 17 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTAfter Splash, Nerves, Heroics and ComedySome passengers screamed, others tucked their heads between their knees, and several prayed over and over, Lord, forgive me for my sins. US Airways Flight 1549 smacked the Hudson River the way a speedboat lands after jumping over a wake.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=63http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=63Sat, 17 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTThe 11 Best Foods You Arent EatingNutritionist and author Jonny Bowden has created several lists of healthful foods people should be eating but arent.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=62http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=62Wed, 14 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTDr. Nicholas D. Matsakis Dr. Nicholas D. Matsakis was born to Karpathian immigrant parents in Pittsburgh, PA in 1914. When he was seven, his family returned to Karpathos.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=61http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=61Mon, 05 Jan 2009 00:00:00 ESTGreek shipping hit by global financial crisisPIRAEUS, Greece  In the sparkling blue waters off Greece's bustling port of Piraeus, dozens of hulking carrier ships loom out of the haze of a retreating thunderstorm. After spending several boom years racing across the world's oceans, they swing idly on their anchors, waiting for cargo.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=60http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=60Mon, 24 Nov 2008 00:00:00 ESTCredir cards may be burning up travel dollarsBanks, airlines, even the U.S. government are pushing plastic harder than ever. The marketers like to toss around words such as "security" and "convenience," but it always pays to do a little homework before deciding to fatten your travel wallet with another card.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=59http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=59Sun, 23 Nov 2008 00:00:00 ESTPaul VittoroulisPaul Vittoroulis life experiences as a war correspondent and cameraman for 25 years, with the largest American Television Networks notably CBS, ABC, and NBC lead him to become one of the highest paid correspondents in the world!http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=58http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=58Wed, 19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 ESTNew York Times - Barack Obama for PresidentPresident Bushs failed leadership has saddled his successor with two wars, a scarred global image and a government systematically stripped of its ability to protect and help its citizens whether they are fleeing a hurricanes floodwaters, searching for affordable health care or struggling to hold on to their homes, jobs, savings and pensions in the midst of a financial crisis that was foretold and preventable.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=57http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=57Sat, 01 Nov 2008 00:00:00 ESTFederation of Karpathian SocietiesSaturday, November 29, 2008, at 8:00 pm, at The Community Hall of Saint George Church 818 Valley Road " Clifton, New Jersey - Reenactment of a Traditional Karpathian Weddinghttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=56http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=56Mon, 27 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTAll Together Now: 30 Minutes a Day, Five Days a WeekThe federal government released a new set of exercise guidelines a couple of weeks ago, and the basic recommendation was straightforward: Thirty minutes a day, five days a week, at a moderate effort, for basic health; double that and/or make it more intense for more significant health and fitness benefits.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=55http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=55Mon, 27 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTBeauty & tradition on unspoiled Greek island of KarpathosWe asked several Greek friends if it's still possible to find an island where traditions are more important than trinkets, where legendary Greek hospitality isn't eclipsed by impersonal hotels and hordes of tourists. The response: Karpathos.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=54http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=54Sat, 25 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTOlympos is the Capital of Popular Culture of the Dodecanese IslandsThe Dodecanese Islands prefectural council has voted yesterday to name the village of Olympos in Karpathos as the The Capital of Popular Culture of the Dodecanese islands.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=53http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=53Sat, 25 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTThe ferry companies bid for the regional ferry linesThe Ferry companies bids for the regional ferry lines were presented yesterday to the Ministry of Commercial Shipping of the Aegean Islands.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=51http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=51Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTAlexander AlexiadesAlex was born in the United States of Karpathian parents. He went to school in Athens Greece, where he graduated from the American Community School in Athens in 1968. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=50http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=50Thu, 23 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTDoubling of Vitamin D for Children Is UrgedThe countrys leading group of pediatricians is recommending that children receive double the usually suggested amount of vitamin D because of evidence that it might help prevent serious diseases.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=44http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=44Sun, 19 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTStudy Warns of Hearing Loss From Music Players Noise from personal music players is a routine annoyance for travelers on buses, trains and planes. But it also threatens permanent hearing loss for as many as 10 million Europeans who use them.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=43http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=43Sun, 19 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTKeeping Your Own Health Chart, Online BUSY people can easily forget to take their medications, or to write down symptoms or reactions during a course of treatment  information that could later be meaningful to a doctor.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=42http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=42Sun, 19 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTThe high tech Reverend KallinikosIn 1989 I read somewhere that whoever is not familiar with computers, in few years will be considered illiterate, as Rev. Kallinikos states in his interview with TA NEA newspaper. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=41http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=41Wed, 15 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTChristopher J Logothetis, M.D.Christopher J Logothetis graduated the University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece and is now the Department Chair of the Department of Genitourinary (GU) Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texashttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=40http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=40Tue, 14 Oct 2008 00:00:00 ESTGovernment works on Olympic solution Transport Minister Costis Hatzidakis hopes to hand over airlines management by end of year.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=36http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=36Fri, 12 Sep 2008 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos amongst the Five Cultural Best in GreeceNational Geographic magazine editor's five favorite Greek traditionshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=35http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=35Thu, 21 Aug 2008 00:00:00 ESTCrisp Refreshing and GreekI give you the white wines of Greece, which at the very least will expand your perspective on the popular genre of cool, crisp, refreshing wines that immediately improve any Mediterranean-style meal.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=34http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=34Sat, 09 Aug 2008 00:00:00 ESTOpening ceremony for a new agricultural museum in the village of PilesThe opening ceremony for a new agricultural museum was held this week in the village of Piles.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=33http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=33Fri, 08 Aug 2008 00:00:00 ESTHow Greeks Computed in 100 B.C.After a closer examination of a surviving marvel of ancient Greek technology known as the Antikythera Mechanism, scientists have found that the device not only predicted solar eclipses but also organized the calendar in the four-year cycles of the Olympiad, forerunner of the modern Olympic Games.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=32http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=32Fri, 01 Aug 2008 00:00:00 ESTHealth Minister Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos in KarpathosHealth Minister Mr. Dimitris Avramopoulos during his meeting with local officials of the island announced the construction of a General Hospital in Karpathos.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=31http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=31Thu, 24 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos Blue Flags of 2008The Organization for Tourism of Karpathos with great joy announces that Ammos in Pigadia and Saint Nikolaos in Arkasa have acquired the designation Blue Flag 2008.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=30http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=30Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTCULTURAL EVENTS BY THE CITY OF KARPATHOS CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS OF 2008' http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=29http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=29Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTThe Unexplainable Greek Cult of Barack ObamaIf Greeks had any say in the matter, Barack Obama would already be the new president of the United States.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=28http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=28Sat, 05 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTDiabetes: Underrated, Insidious and Deadlyn a set of recent focus groups, participants were asked to rank the severity of various health problems, including cancer, heart disease and diabetes. On a scale of 1 to 10, cancer and heart disease consistently ranked as 9s and 10s. But diabetes scored only 4s and 5s. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=27http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=27Sat, 05 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTFit, Not Frail: Exercise as a Tonic for AgingFact: The number of people over 100 doubles every decade. Fact: As they age, people lose muscle mass and strength, flexibility and bone. Fact: The resulting frailty leads to a loss of mobility and independence http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=26http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=26Sat, 05 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTPeter G. AngelosPeter G. Angelos was born on July 4, 1929 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He and his wife Georgia are both Greek-American. They have two sons, John and Louis. Angelos parents, John and Frances were both born on the island of Karpathos in the village of Menetes.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=25http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=25Fri, 04 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTGreek Orthodox Church after the collapse of the World Trade Center The story of the tiny St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and its efforts to rebuild after the collapse of the World Trade Center is one of well-intentioned promises that led to endless negotiations, design disputes, delays and mounting costs. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=24http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=24Thu, 03 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTEmmanuel S KapetanakisMedical Doctor - Gynecologist - Endocrinologist Director of the Gynecological Center of Reproduction and Geneticshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=20http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=20Tue, 01 Jul 2008 00:00:00 ESTKonstantinos M. KonstantinidisThe surgeon Konstantinos M. Konstantinidis origin is from the island of Karpathos. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=18http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=18Mon, 30 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTGeorgeos GiannopoulosFormer mayor to the City of Rhodes Greecehttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=15http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=15Sun, 29 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTDemetrios MatsakisThe Greek American community has always been proud to see its members excel in any and every aspect of American life. Demetrios Matsakis, Director of the Time Service Department at the Naval Observatory in Washington, is one such example.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=17http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=17Sat, 28 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTNikos ParagiosAs a professor at the École Centrale Paris, Paragios is a long way from the world of his childhood on the tiny Aegean island of Kárpathoshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=21http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=21Fri, 27 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos Meets All the Tourist's RequirementsKARPATHOS, Greece - Being half-woman, half-bird, the mythological Sirens probably looked more bizarre than a band of female punk-rockers. But they could sing. Perhaps it's the lingering song of the Sirens which still seduces travelers to the Greek isles.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=19http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=19Fri, 27 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTWWII Liberty Ship may go from the Ghost Fleet to GreeceOne of the last Liberty ships from World War II, anchored for years in the James River "Ghost Fleet," is likely headed for a new home: Greece.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=13http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=13Sat, 07 Jun 2008 00:00:00 ESTEven a Weak Dollar Can Be Stretched As strong euros and pounds continue to push the price of European vacations higher for Americans, the best strategy to keep travel costs down may be to hedge.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=11http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=11Tue, 22 Apr 2008 00:00:00 ESTChurch elects a new archbishopChurch elects a moderate as new archbishop Soft-spoken reformist Ieronymos, bishop of Thebes, chosen in 2nd vote.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=10http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=10Fri, 08 Feb 2008 00:00:00 ESTNew federal law that bans spare lithium batteries in checked baggage.New federal law that bans spare lithium batteries in checked baggagehttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=9http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=9Sun, 30 Dec 2007 00:00:00 ESTGreek Governing Party Wins a 2nd Term The center-right party of Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis won a second term in power in Greek parliamentary elections on Sunday.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=7http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=7Tue, 18 Sep 2007 00:00:00 EST10 Ways to Keep Europe Within ReachThe dollar recently plunged to a record low against the eurohttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=6http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=6Thu, 09 Aug 2007 00:00:00 ESTAn increase in arrivals by tourists to Karpathos in 2007An increase in arrivals by tourists to Karpathos for the month of July in 2007 was recorded according to information publicized by the Greek Service of Civil Aviation.http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=4http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=4Wed, 08 Aug 2007 00:00:00 EST2007 Speedsurf World Cup in Afiartis Karpathos opening ceremonyMorten Knutsen ISA board member on opening ceremony of 2007 Speedsurf World Cup in Afiartis Karpathoshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=3http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=3Tue, 26 Jun 2007 00:00:00 ESTKarpathos hosts 2007 Speedsurf World CupKarpathos to host the 2007 Speedsurf World Cup for the second year in a row. http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=2http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=2Tue, 26 Jun 2007 00:00:00 ESTThe President of the Greek Democracy visits KarpathosThe President was nominated honorary citizen of Karpathoshttp://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=1http://www.visitkarpathos.com/articles/?article=1Tue, 26 Jun 2007 00:00:00 EST