Items Recovered from Wreck of Elgin’s Ship off Kythira

Chess pawns, combs and a toothbrush are some of the new findings brought to light by the underwater excavation of the wreck of the...

Flashback to the Sinking of Legendary Greek Cruiser Elli in Tinos (video)

August 15, 1940, just after 8 am. At the waterfront of Tinos thousands of believers were preparing to attend the holly mass at the...

Assumption Day: Greece Celebrates the Dormition of Virgin Mary

On August 15th Greeks all over the country will celebrate one of Christianity’s most significant days, the Dormition of Virgin Mary (Panagia). Some call this...

Exhibition of Chinese Opera Costumes in Greece ‘Boosts Cultural Relations’

An exhibition of Chinese Opera Costumes was inaugurated on Thursday evening in the city of Elefsina, west of Athens, in a latest effort to...

Haunting Images from Abandoned Leper Colony of Chios

Just a few kilometers north of the modern town of Chios in the island lies a row of abandoned buildings, which for centuries served...

Greece Should Demand the Parthenon Marbles Return for ‘Smooth Brexit’ Says Activist

It is not by any means the official position of the Greek government and it has yet to be put to a public debate...

Iconic Greek New Wave Singer / Songwriter Arletta, Dead at 72

Singer / songwriter Arletta, one of the most iconic figures of the Greek New Wave scene in the 1960s, has died at the age...

Brazilian Artists Publish Stories by Refugee Children

Brazilian journalist Debora de Pina Castiglione and her sister, illustrator Beatriz, recorded eight tales in a collection of modern myths and fables invented by...

Fifth Ouzo Festival in Lesvos Successfully Concluded

Lesvos island held its annual Ouzo Festival, an event dedicated to the world-renowned Greek spirit, attracting a large crowd of both tourists and island...

Greek MEP Links the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Brexit Negotiations

"The Parthenon Marbles are considered as the greatest symbol of European culture. Therefore, reuniting the marbles would be both a sign of respect and...

Ancient Macedonian Theatre of Mieza Reopens on August Full Moon Night

The little-know ancient theatre of Mieza in central Macedonia reopens to the public on August 7th, the night of the first August full moon. The...

Kos Archaeological Museum Reopening to Visitors on Saturday

The Archaeological Museum on the Aegean island of Kos, which was temporarily closed following a strong earthquake that shook the island on July 21,...

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