Two New Regional Museums – Chios Mastic and Ioannina Silversmithing

Greece's cultural heritage will be showcased with two new museums that promote the country's uniqueness by casting the spotlight on its products. The Chios Mastic...

Greek Watermill Wins Conservation Category in Europa Nostra Awards

Winners of the 2016 Europa Nostra Awards to honor cultural heritage were announced at the Zarzuela Theater in Madrid. The Greek Traditional Watermill in...

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,...

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...

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,...

Behind the Scenes of Festive Greek Wedding Traditions

Greek weddings are festive events with many traditions stemming from both the Greek Orthodox church and from cultural superstitions. Although traditions vary from one...

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Program Unveiled: Edgy, Political and Youthful

Greece's major cultural event, the 61st Athens and Epidaurus Festival, is full of youth this year with 80 performances at a number of venues...

Wander the Magical Melissani Cave in Cephalonia [video]

Lake Melissani in Cephalonia is amongst the most astonishing lakes in the world. Melissani is one of the unique gulf-like lakes, which is also known as...