Analyzing the profile of Chinese immigrants in Greece

‘We have provided clothes to many Greeks during the crisis’ says Li while supervising a truck transporting textiles in the center of Athens. ‘Where is the truck heading to?’ I ask. ‘To Larissa’, he replies.  In the Chinese neighborhood of Athens, ‘ni-hao’ greetings are often mixed with ‘kalimera’ ones.

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The Greek audience and ‘Beijing Love Story’

Beijing Love Story’ is one of the most successful Chinese film productions in recent years. The movie, which is directed by Chen Sicheng, has been of high interest to Chinese citizens, being a smooth continuation of a popular television series. But its production company Wanda Media is currently looking at a new challenge.

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‘Chinese family similar to Greek one’

Zoe Economou landed in Beijing in the summer of 2013. Being stressed but also enthusiastic she considered her flight to China as a ‘ticket to another world’. Within a period of one week she had to find accommodation, open a bank account and get accustomed to new conditions before starting her university course.

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Chinese to be taught in Greek schools

Business Confucius Institute was founded in Athens in 2009. Since its inauguration in October of that year it has attempted to undertake cultural and educational initiatives. It has, for instance, contributed to the organisation of two international conferences on philosophy and the development of Tibet in June and November 2011 respectively.

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