How Archaeologists Found the Tomb of Greek Philosopher Aristotle [video]

"I have no hard proof, but strong indications lead me to an almost certainty," said archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis who made the claim of finding...

Kea Shipwrecks Celebrate Centenary and Promote Diving Tourism [Video]

In November 1916, two ships were wrecked off the coast of Kea, a Cycladic island in the Aegean. The Municipality of Kea and the...

The Battle of Crete Remembered at 75th Anniversary in Chania

Yesterday evening against the backdrop of the historical Maleme Airport in Crete, the commemorative ceremony for the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete commenced. There were many representatives from...

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,...

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,...

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...

From Ancient Mines to Healing Stones: The Evolution of the Stone Market in Greece

The importance of geology in Greece dates back to the Classical Era when mines filled with silver, gold, iron and other natural ores contributed...

Destination Evia: The Perfect Escape

When you want to experience true Greek culture and the country’s natural beauty, you go to an island that Greeks themselves vacation on, Evia....

Greece Looks to UN, International Courts to Win Back Parthenon Sculptures

As the 200th anniversary of the Parthenon marbles "captivity" in the British Museum approaches, Greece is looking to international justice for their repatriation. Greece's Ministry...

Navagio Beach “Shipwreck” to Get Restoration Work Done

The breathtakingly-beautiful Navagio (Shipwreck) Bay on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has suffered from deterioration and decay over the last 36 years. Work to...