North Wall of the Acropolis to Receive Facelift

Greece's Central Archaeological Council has approved a proposal for restoring sections of the north wall surrounding the Athens Acropolis, which is in need repairs...

Archaeological Museum of Kos Restoration Complete and Open to Public

The restored Archaeological Museum of Kos was inaugurated on Sunday by Culture Minister Aristidis Baltas and regional governor of southern Aegean Giorgos Hatzimarkos. The museum...

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and...

Elgiz Museum Exhibit ‘Lines of Passage’ at the Municipal Art Gallery Mytilene, Lesvos

The group exhibit Lines of Passage will be on display at the Municipal Art Gallery in Mytilene, Lesvos from September 30 until November 11. The...

Santorini’s Volcano Erupts in Ifestia Fiesta [video]

The Ifestia Festival of Santorini takes place each September with a series of artistic events aimed at re-enacting the Thera eruption in 1600 BC....

The Prehistoric Jungle of Northern Evia

A small jungle with hyenas, rhinos, giraffes, gazelles, antelopes, apes and also saber toothed tigers that lived 7 million years ago in the mountainous...

French-Canadian Pianist-Composer Alain Lefevre Makes Crisis-Stricken Greece His New Home

French-Canadian pianist and composer Alain Lefevre is one of the Quebecois pianists who have sold the greatest number of musical recordings. Revered in his...

Artists and Volunteers Wanted for the 4th Little Paris of Athens

The 4th Little Paris of Athens is a multi-aspect festival of artistic expression taking place from October 6 to October 16 on French named...

Athens Emblematic Bookstore Closes Down

The Eleftheroudakis bookstore on Panepistimiou Street will close down on September 30, after 21 years in the central location and 100 years in business. The...

Athens Named World Book Capital for 2018 by UNESCO

In a statement released on Wednesday, Irina Bokova, UNESCO's director, announced that Athens is the World Book Capital for 2018. The honor of being named...

PM Tsipras Tweets in Remembrance of Genocide of the Asia Minor Greeks

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras remembered the Greek victims of genocide in Asia Minor, which is marked annually on September 14, saying that historical memory remains alive in...
Greeks of Cretan descent

Exceptional Greeks of Cretan Descent

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and it is famous across the globe for its beaches, clear waters and exceptional cuisine. However,...