Greece Caught in 1999 ‘Debacle’ over PKK Chief’s Arrest

February 1999 was a month when relations between Greece, Turkey and the United States were put to the test, as the Greek authorities tried...

Valentine’s Day: The Greek Roots of the Saint of Love

Was Saint Valentine Greek? Although much of the historical Valentine's life is somewhat obscure, a community of Catholics on Lesvos has told Greek Reporter...

The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives (video)

One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as the Titanic; yet...

Gorgopotamos Bridge “Retired” for Trains

The historical Gorgopotamos Bridge in central Greece stopped serving trains as of Saturday, putting an end to over a century of service. From now on,...

Thessaloniki Subway Excavations Bring to Light Amazing Antiquities (video)

A trove of antiquities has been unearthed as the excavations for the Thessaloniki metro system continue, with recent discoveries of Christian period building remnants. The...

‘Martis’ Bracelets Mark Arrival of Greek Spring

Greeks are preparing to welcome spring by celebrating an ancient annual custom with the tradition of Martis where both adults and children adorn themselves...

Speaking English Using Greek: Flashback to Zolotas’ Historic Speech

As Greeks all over the world mark International Greek Language Day, many recall the speeches in English -- peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases...

February 9: International Greek Language Day

After years of campaigning by academics, educators and Greeks of the diaspora, Feb. 9 has officially been declared International Greek Language Day. Starting in 2018,...

Aliki Diplarakou: Greece’s First ‘Miss Europe’

The first Greek woman to be crowned 'Miss Europe' was Aliki Diplarakou way back in February, 1930. However, this Greek beauty was far from simply...

Greek Military Building DNA Database to ID Fallen WWII Troops

Greece's military is setting up a DNA database to help identify the remains of Greek WWII soldiers who died and were buried in Albania. The...

Sting, Bill Murray, Nigel Kennedy Set for Athens Festival

This year's Athens Festival will include 87 performances in a reduced but more targeted program than 2017's, organizers said this week. The annual Greek festival includes...
Artists of Chania interpret the tower of Babel.

Lost for Words: Greek Artists Interpret the Tower of Babel

  As from Monday, the Municipal Art Gallery of Chania presents the exhibition "Artists of Chania interpret the Tower of Babel". A group of artists from...

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