What Do Greeks Have Against Tuesday the 13th?

Like the Anglo-Saxons consider Friday the 13th a bad luck day, Greeks have branded Tuesday the 13th as a day you'd rather stay home...

More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several...

The Greek Taxi Drivers’ Fixation With the 1967 Junta

If you use taxis in Athens, it is impossible not to get at least one taxi driver who will strike a conversation with you...

December 8: A Cursed Day for the Town of Chania in Crete

The city of Chania in Crete has terrible memories of December 8, as two major disasters occurred in the space of only three years,...

Wording Issue Over Asia Minor “Genocide” Causes Greek Parliament Controversy

A wording issue concerning the definition September 14 as the day of remembrance of the Asia Minor disaster in the 1920s, led to a...

The Day Two Teenage Greeks Took Down the Nazi Flag from Acropolis

One of the most humiliating moments not only for Greece but for all humanity was when in April 28, 1941 the swastika was hoisted...

Reenactment of Onassis’ Jumbo 747 First Flight [Video]

The Olympic Airlines Workers’ Cultural Center, (POL.K.E.O.A) organized an event on December 8, aiming at promoting the historic space of Hellinikon airport, and the...

5 Ancient Greek Discoveries that Shaped Our Modern World

If you are wondering exactly what were the contributions of Ancient Greece to our modern world, here is just a small sample of the top inventions and discoveries of...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge...

Holocaust Survivors Receive Graduation Certificates

According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), 157 graduation certificates were found in a school in Greece. The students who were to receive them...

Balkan Wars’ Centennial Exhibit In Athens

To mark the centennial anniversary of the Balkan Wars outbreak, the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarianism and Democracy is hosting an exhibit The Unknown...

Hippocrates Garden: Unique Philosophical Center on Kos

The cultural center Hippocrates Garden is located in Mastichari on the island of Kos. It is an exact replica of an Ancient Greek philosophical...

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