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Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni · August, 2012

Graduate of Marketing and Communication.
Freelance Translator: Greek, English, French.
Amateur medieval manuscript transcriber.
Interested in Arts, Theatre and History.

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Latest posts by Veroniki Bacharidi-Krikoni from August, 2012

Greece: August 15 Celebration Overshadowed by Brutal Athens Murders

  16 August 2012

On August 15, 2012, as user @northaura points out: “Greece celebrates the Assumption of Mary, one of the biggest Greek orthodox days”, yet “2 people are found murdered thrown in a dustbin”. Journalist and human rights activist @NikoAgo had earlier tweeted [el] about the discovery of two murdered people in an Athens...

Athens: Virtual Community Initiative Under the Acropolis

  13 August 2012

Shop owners on picturesque Pandrosou street in Plaka, Athens, have started a virtual community initiative with a blog and Facebook page. They aim to “rebrand the image of Greece into one that reflects collaborative cooperation, innovation and honest hard work”. With their most recent project, they hope to inspire others to reclaim the beauty of pedestrian...

Cyprus: First Ever Olympic Medal at London 2012

  7 August 2012

The London 2012 Olympics will be a landmark in Cyprus’ sport history. Twenty-two year old Pavlos Kontides, who is from Limassol, Cyprus, became the country's first ever Olympic medalist. Kontides won the silver medal at single-handed Laser class in Men's Sailing.

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