12 October 1944: Joy Overflows in the Streets of Liberated Athens (video)

Athens commemorates the 73rd anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout October in...

Greece through the Lenses of Instagramers (photos)

Two hundred and seventy photographers of the Greek Instagram community are showcasing their works at the exhibition #my_greece, which runs from October 8th to...

Conference of Association of Significant Cemeteries of Europe in Volos

A convention of the Association of Significant Cemeteries of Europe (ASCE) took place in Volos in October 5-7, highlighted by two Greek cemeteries that...

Persian Civilization Highlighted on Athens Photo Exhibit

A photo exhibition displaying aspects of ancient Iranian civilization is currently underway at the Hellenic Photographic Society in Athens. “Iran, Ancient Civilization”, which opened on...

Thessaloniki University Launches Russian Language Department

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki opened the Russian Language and Culture Department. It was organized a few months ago with the support of the...

EU Commission Reminds Gov’t the Hellenikon Investment is a Memorandum Precondition

The European Commission is not yet fully briefed about the recent Archaeological Council decision concerning the Hellenikon investment status, but reminds the government that...

Meet the Team that Recovered the Ancient Bronze Arm in Antikythera (video)

A video titled "2017 Return to Antikythera Expedition" looks at the delicate and often hazardous work marine archaeologists do in recovering ancient gems from...

Angry Street Art is Making Athens Hip, Says the Economist

The British magazine Economist says that anti-austerity artists are impressing the tourists in Athens with their imaginative street art and graffiti on buildings. Much of the...

Bronze Arm Recovered from Ancient Antikythera Ship Wreck (photos)

A bronze arm from the ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera was recovered by marine archaeologists. Divers found the right arm, encrusted and...

Flashback to 1974: The Day New Democracy was Born (video)

On October 4, 1974 Konstantinos Karamanlis founded New Democracy (ND). The founding declaration was signed by himself alone. The party that triumphed with 54.37% and...

Rare Pictures of 20th Century Thessaloniki go on Display

Twentieth century Thessaloniki is presented through 160 rare photographs, mostly black and white, in a new glossy photo album published by the Cultural Society...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October...

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