Writer Victoria Hislop Finds Inspiration in Greece’s Peloponnese

On searching for inspiration for her latest book, writer Victoria Hislop explored Peloponnese and praised its beauties in a feature published in the Mail...

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Greek Amphitheater’s High Quality Sound

The ancient mystery revolving around the great acoustics of the Greek amphitheater in Epidaurus has finally been solved, according to Live Science. Scientists have...

The Story Behind Greece’s Red Easter Eggs and How to Make Your Own (Video)

If your Greek, when you were younger you might have noticed that your friends were dipping their Easter eggs in a rainbow of colors,...

Google Doodle Honors the First Modern Olympic Games

  Today is the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic games, which started in Athens, Greece in 1897. The Games were first held in Ancient...

Events in Archaeological Sites and Museums for August Full Moon

More than 140 events will take place in various Greek archaeological sites, museums and monuments on the occasion of the 2015 August full moon,...

Asclepius Sanctuary on Acropolis Slope to be Restored

The Asclepieion also known as the Asclepius sanctuary, which sits at the southern slope of Acropolis was unknown until a few years ago. It wasn't until 1993, when research...

1,000 Rare Decorative Eggs Exhibition Opens in Katerini

A rare exhibition of some 1,000 glass, metal and mud-made eggs from around the world, ornamented with different techniques, will be hosted at the...

Did the Amphipolis Tomb Commemorate Hephaistion?

By Andrew Chugg* The archaeological team responsible for the recent excavation campaigns at the Amphipolis Tomb gave a lecture on 30th September 2015 in which...

Rufus Wainwright Presents Prima Donna in Athens, Greece

Rufus Wainwright, distinguished singer and songwriter, will present the Symphonic Visual Concert Prima Donna on Tuesday at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus within the...

Greek Carnival: A Time for Fun

The various carnival traditions and customs around Greece are an excellent opportunity to visit towns and places you would otherwise pass by. This is...

Minoan-Era Kouros Found in Heraklion Valued at 1.3 Million

Greek police announced on Wednesday that an ancient bronze figurine dated back to the Middle Minoan Period was found in the possession of four...

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...

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