Greeks Relying on Church Food Banks

Mission, supported by the Greek Orthodox Church is organizing food banks at the church of Agii Apostoli in central Athens. Every day more and more...
Photo by Mary Doufekias

The Garden Movement Grows In Greece

All across Greece, municipalities have allotted land to local citizens with the purpose of increasing food security for the underprivileged, educating the younger generation,...

Silversmithing Museum Inaugurated in Ioannina, Greece

The Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina was inaugurated on Saturday to showcase the rich work of Greek silversmiths since the 15th century. President of the Hellenic...

Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

Victorious Greek Team’s Warm Welcome Home

Victory is the only word that describes the Greek international football players as well as Fernando Santos, after defeating Romania in the World Cup...

Europe Day: Culture Minister ‘Dumps’ 100 Refugees at Acropolis (Pictures)

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas took a hundred refugees to the Parthenon, welcoming them as his guests in the framework of events celebrating Europe...

Callas Museum on Metropolis Street

The home of Maria Callas on Patission Street may be unprofitable for refurbishment as assessed by the current owner, the Seamen's Fund and the...

Thessaloniki Municipality and NGOs Collaborate to Help Homeless

The Municipality of Thessaloniki on Wednesday called on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and charities to form a plan to help the city's homeless during...

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...

“Greeting” Competition Winner in Greece to Meet Putin

An original gesture in social media (Facebook), is landing Julia Gavrilova a face to face meeting with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin....

Bike Sharing System in Greek Municipalities

Bike-Sharing Systems are electronic, automated systems that offer short-term bike rental. The bikes are provided from special automated stations which are located in various...

New Year’s Eve Under the Acropolis of Athens

Within the framework of events planned by the Municipality of Athens, Greece, for New Year’s Eve, the city center will become a melting pot...

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