The Trireme ‘Olympias’ to Sail Once Again in July & September, Hellenic Navy Announces

The trireme "Olympias" - a full-scale working reconstruction of an ancient Athenian battleship - will sail the waters of the Saronic Gulf once again...

Idomeni Always an Important North-South Route, Archaeologists Say

For several months after the autumn of 2015, the sleepy village of Idomeni and the refugee camp that grew up along Greece's northern border...

Shanghai Chinese Orchestra Presents Concert in Piraeus to Celebrate Greece-China Relations

The celebrations for the 45th anniversary of the Greece-China Diplomatic Relations were in abundance as Chinese performing artists from the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra presented...

Cure the Evil Eye With a Ksematiasma App on Your Phone!

A superstition shared by all Greeks is the evil eye, or “mati.” It is believed that someone can cast the evil eye onto another...

Greek Actress Keti Papanika Passes Away at 75

Well-known Greek actress Keti Papanikou has died at the age of 75, after a battle with cancer. Papanikou studied Drama at the National Theater and...

Emblematic Greek Leftist Corrects Rude Move of Former House Speaker (video)

Emblematic Greek Leftist Manolis Glezos corrected a rude move by former House Speaker Zoe Konstantopoulou, who tried to stop German Ambassador to Greece Peter...

Distomo: 73th Anniversary of Nazi Massacre

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras posted a message on Twitter on the day of memory of the Nazi atrocities in Distomo on June 10, 1944. "We...

When Greeks Took Back Acropolis From the Ottomans in 1822

The takeover of Acropolis by the Greek rebels on June 9, 1822 was a crucial step in Greece's War of Independence against the ruling...

7th Athens Open Air Film Festival Kicks Off in June

Unique corners of Athens, archaeological sites, parks, squares, museums and even beaches are among the places enlisted and transformed into outdoor cinemas by the...

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki Opens in Thessaloniki

The 36th Book Festival of Thessaloniki opened on Saturday in the presence of Alternate Environment Minister Sokratis Famellos and Alternate Education Minister Kostas Zouraris,...

The 16th Century Village on Crete That Was Transformed into a Hotel!

An Architect has recently taken on the task of converting a small religious village of the Monastery of Arkadi on Crete into a hotel. Located in...

5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that...

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