16th Athens Jazz Festival at Technopolis

The Technopolis City of Athens and the Onassis Cultural Center join their forces again this year for the 16th edition of the Athens Jazz...

Greek Culture Ministry Announces New Greek Film Commission, Aims to Attract Film Productions to...

It is no secret in Greece that the country has missed out on millions of euros from potential film productions in the country. Even the...

Event in Central Athens Marks Anniversary of Pontic Greek and Armenian Genocide

Prominent Greeks of Armenian and Pontic descent were honored during a special ceremony held at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens on Saturday,...

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,...

The 4th Annual Tinos World Music Festival 2016

The 4th edition of the Tinos World Music Festival, is dedicated to the human voice. Once again, the festival will take place from June 17th...

Traditions That are Slowly Disappearing

There are several habits that over the years have turned into some sort of tradition which Greeks have incorporated in their daily lives. However,...

Mikis Theodorakis Interview: Disappointed in Tsipras, Status Quo

During an interview with Vima 99.5 FM, Mikis Theodorakis, the famous Greek composer and songwriter spoke of many topics that touch the hearts of...

Ai Weiwei Athens Exhibit Speaks Volumes Highlighting Europe’s ‘Immoral’ Response to Refugee Crisis

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is no stranger to political activism and drawing attention to issues he finds of importance and human interest. His new...

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...

Greek Teens With Bad Habits: Sweet 16 Drinkers, Smokers, Junkies, Gamblers

The University Mental Health Research Institute of Greece studying addictive adolescent behaviors found that apart from smoking, drinking and narcotics, Greek teens also have a...