Folklore Tradition of Fire-Walkers in Greece, Celebrating Saint Constantine and Saint Helen [video]

This weekend from May 21 through May 23 the unusual ancient folklore and legend of fire-walking lives on in Greece. Dating back to Pagan times,...

Ai Weiwei Athens Exhibit Speaks Volumes Highlighting Europe’s ‘Immoral’ Response to Refugee Crisis

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is no stranger to political activism and drawing attention to issues he finds of importance and human interest. His new...

Astronaut Tweets Image of Potidea Canal in Chalkidiki, Greece

Last week, while gazing down at the magnificent Earth from space, astronaut Jeff Williams snapped a photo of the Potidea isthmus and canal in...

Panagia Soumela Holy Icon Worship at Greek Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is opening the doors of the ministry to those who want to worship the holy icon of Panagia Soumela held...

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

Behind the Scenes of Festive Greek Wedding Traditions

Greek weddings are festive events with many traditions stemming from both the Greek Orthodox church and from cultural superstitions. Although traditions vary from one...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues...

Wander the Magical Melissani Cave in Cephalonia [video]

Lake Melissani in Cephalonia is amongst the most astonishing lakes in the world. Melissani is one of the unique gulf-like lakes, which is also known as...

‘Aegean. Like No Other ‘: The Tourism Campaign That Makes You Drool

Chained to the office. Still? Dreaming of your next vacation? The beauty of the South Aegean islands is incomparable. Holiday makers are lured by the...

In Their Own Words: Greek Austerity Revolutionizing Poetry

Not since the outspoken writers during the junta in the late 1960's -- 1970’s has there been a literary display of self-expression in Greece...

Pontic Greeks Graveyard Picnic, a St. Thomas Day Tradition [video]

The Plight of The Pontic Greeks Most people are not aware of the group of ethnic Greeks called Pontic Greeks. They are ethnical Greeks who...

Athens Garden Festival Brings Theater Under Starry Canopy at National Gardens

Τhe "Athens Garden Festival," taking place at the National Gardens, an oasis in the heart of the city, features nine concerts of film scores...