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...

Europe Day: 100 Refugees Tour Acropolis With Greek Minister

Greek Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas will guide a hundred refugees around the ancient site of the Acropolis. The refugees - mainly families from hospitality...

Monumenta: Photograph a Greek Building in Danger; You Could Save it and Win a...

In an effort to create a huge data base of Athenian architectural wonders that are rapidly-disappearing , Monumenta is hosting a photo competition, titled...

The Symbolism of Roasted Lamb on Greek Easter

For Greek people, the roasted lamb, slowly cooking on the spit on Easter Sunday, is not only a mouth-watering delicacy but it also carries...

Greek Island Will Celebrate Easter Without Rocket War [video]

On the Greek island of Chios the locals have a tradition to fire up (literally) the Easter celebration by holding the famous Vrontados "Rocket...

Men Rescue Goat Hanging from Power Lines in Greece (video)

There are rescue operations and there are rescue operations. But the particular case of saving a goat hanging from the power lines by its...

The Four-Student Parade of Europe’s Southernmost Frontier (video)

The four-student parade for the March 25th celebration of Greece's Independence shows that the few people of the island of Gavdos continue to honor...

Clean Monday Traditions: Greek Recipes and How to Make Your Own Kite [video]

Clean Monday, also known as Ash Monday, marks the beginning of the 40-day Easter Fast as well as the end of the Carnival. The fast lasts...

School Dropout Rates Rise in Greece Amid Economic Crisis

There have been previous concerns from child protection groups about the rising number of children working illegally in Greece. At the same time, Eurostat was...

Recently Elected New Democracy Leader Sends Message to Greek Diaspora

Recently elected New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis sent a message to the Greek Diaspora in the United States, asking for their support in creating a...

Thousands of Santas Flood Chania Streets in Greece [video]

About 6,500 Santas on Sunday flooded the streets and the old port of Chania on Crete, running to raise funds for health institutions catering...

Christmas in Athens 55 Years Ago

In December 1960, Athens was clean, shiny and wore its Christmas lights and decorations with gusto. Two great photographers, Costas Balafas and Dimitris Harisiadis captured...

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