Refugees in Hellinikon Camp Celebrate Nowruz

Iranians, Afghans and Kurdish refugees living in the makeshift camp of Hellinikon, southern Athens, celebrated Nowruz (the Iranian New Year) 1396 (2017). The day, celebrated...

Greek Director Withdraws Film From Theaters to Aid Police Investigation of Taxi-Driver’s Murder

Greek film director Sotiris Tsafoulias on Monday announced that he is withdrawing his film "Eteros Ego" (Other Me) from cinema theaters in order to...

Reflecting on The Great Fire of Smyrna and Turkey’s Current Irredentist Rhetoric

Uzay Bulut, a Turkish journalist and political analyst formerly based in Ankara who now resides in Washington, D.C., has written an article called: Turkey:...

The Heroines of the Greek War of Independence

The role that Greek women played in the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire is not to be overlooked, as they helped shape...

New Graffiti in Athens University Campus “Goes Viral”

A new graffiti project that adorns the National Technical University of Athens campus in Zografou has gone viral in the past few days. The impressive mural is a...

Signature Collection to Protect the Name ‘Kalamata Olives’

A collection of signatures to protect the name of origin of Kalamata olives is underway, as the designation of origin of the special Greek delicacy...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates March 25th with Free Entrance for All

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating Independence Day on March 25 with the presentation of a copy of “Kore 685”, on which Swiss painter Émile...

Scientists: Santorini Tsunami of 1650 BC Caused by Pyroclastic Flows, Not Caldera Collapse

The 1650 BC eruption of the Santorini volcano triggered tsunamis that heavily damaged coastal towns and disrupted vital shipping and trade operations, a new...

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding antiquities in...

Greek Actor Giorgos Kimoulis Resigns From Head of SNFCC Board

Greek actor Giorgos Kimoulis has resigned after serving as chairman of the board for Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNFCC) Cultural Center, for less than a...

How Rich Greeks Once Paid Taxes…Back in Ancient Times

Hard to imagine, but back in the days of the Ancient Greece, the richest of the rich competed to pay the most taxes, while...

Wine Tourism to be Included in Greece’s Travel Packages

The Federation of Tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece, FedHATTA, and the National Interprofessional Organisation of Vine and Wine held an event for the...

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