Archaeological Findings Will Remain in Thessaloniki Metro

After a long meeting that lasted over 10 hours and was accompanied by a heated debate, the Greek Central Archaeological Council favored the detachment...

Greek Minister of Culture Responds to George Clooney

The Greek Minister of Culture, Panos Panagiotopoulos, addressed a thank you letter to American actor George Clooney, after his recent statement regarding the Parthenon...

Famous Greeks From the World of Arts

Greece is undoubtedly a country with rich cultural background. Many Greeks involved in the world of arts have made a name for themselves abroad. In...

What Kind of Books Do Greeks Read?

Greeks love books and enjoy reading before falling asleep at night, even more so on the beach during the summertime. During the recession in...

Ancient Greek Influences on St. Valentine’s Day

St. Valentine’s Day on February 14th is celebrated among lovers and couples as a day of affection, romantic love and commitment to each other. The...

Ouzo: The Greek Drink’s History & Health Benefits

The anise-flavored aperitif that is widely consumed in Greece and Cyprus has been for many years considered to have various medical properties and health...

Born In Debt: Greece’s History of Borrowing

“From the beginning, our state had no other choice than to live on credit. We were born in debt.” - Gerassimos Notaras, head archivist, historical...

Athens Street Art Festival 2014

Every Saturday until the end of June 2014, thirty European and thirty Greek Street Artists ask us to meet them at Spata, Athens, to...

Greeks Celebrating Chinese New Year

Two of the world’s most ancient civilizations, China and Greece, are tied by recent acts of goodwill and employ every occasion to further strengthen...
Meanings of Love in Ancient Greece

The Ancient Greeks’ 6 Types of Love

What is love? Probably there is not a single answer to this question and this is why the Ancient Greeks had 6 different words...
The Parthenon

The Parthenon Like You ‘ve Never Seen it Before!

A team of Russian photographers has created this amazing digital tour of the Acropolis in Athens. Anybody who wishes to visit The Parthenon but...

Ancient Greece’s 5,160 Original Names

Have you ever wondered how many different names there are in use today all over the world? We may not have the answer, but...

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