The Caves of Mt. Athos Revealed (video)

Even after centuries of mystery and discovery, Greece's Mt. Athos remains a lure and one of the most intriguing sites in the country. Its...

Uluburun Shipwreck At Acropolis Museum

The Uluburun Shipwreck will be the subject of a scientific conference to be held March 14 at the Acropolis Museum by Bronze Age navigation...

New Excavations in Despotikon

The important excavation that has been going on during the last few years on the little island Despotikon and the islet Tsimindiri, just outside...

Greek Engagement Customs Favor Fooling Around

Engagement is a commonly used word to describe someone's first declaration of intending to get married to his significant other, but for the people...

Academy of Athens Honors Greek

The Academy of Athens is holding an event from March 8 to 10, titled The Greek language yesterday, today, tomorrow. The event was jointly...

Stroumboulis’ Venture: Save Diaspora Archives

Greek-Canadian entrepreneur George Stroumboulis, who already has two enterprises promoting purchases of property in Greece to his credit, now is operating Save the Archives.com,...

National Art Gallery Closes for Renovation

According to the project directors, the National Art Gallery of Athens is to close for major renovations on March 4, and is scheduled to...

Minoan Shipyard Found On Crete

The first Minoan shipyard where big ships were constructed will be presented in a conference on Ancient Greek Technology, which will be held in...

Political Refugees’ Happy Homecoming

The exhibition Happy Homecoming ... -Greek Communities of Political Refugees in Eastern Europe, will be hosted in Thessaloniki from March 2-22, 2013, at the...

Athens-Piraeus Electric Railway Is 144

The electric railway that connects Athens to its neighboring port municipality of Piraeus is celebrating its 144th anniversary this year, marking the date on...

Alexanderland Theme Park in Thessaloniki

With tension still high with the neighboring Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) for trying to claim Alexander the Great as its own, Thessaloniki...

No More Big Fat Greek Weddings

Greece’s economic crisis has become so severe for many that even traditional customs are being lost or altered, including an end to big weddings...

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