Cameron: Britain Will Keep Parthenon Marbles

British Prime Minister David Cameron has reiterated that England will keep the stolen Parthenon Marbles plundered from the Acropolis nearly 200 years ago by...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary...

Flashback to Ancient Greece’s Brilliant Inventions

An exhibition, entitled "The amazing inventions of the ancient Greeks," hosting functional replicas of some of the most inventive ancient Greek creations, will be held at...

Achilleion Palace’s Sculptures Declared Monuments

The sixty-one marble sculptures that adorn the halls, the terraces and gardens of Achilleion palace on Corfu, Greece, were declared monuments by the Central...

9 Greek Cities Among Europe’s 15 Oldest

"Greece is by far the winner when it comes to historical cities," the non-profit and free educational website OneEurope recently announced, publishing a relevant infographic it conducted based explicitly on...

Greek Carnival and Clean Monday Traditions

The Carnival season, or "Apokries" in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

From Ancient Mines to Healing Stones: The Evolution of the Stone Market in Greece

The importance of geology in Greece dates back to the Classical Era when mines filled with silver, gold, iron and other natural ores contributed...

Greek PM Calls on Europe to Ease Greek Debt as Did for Germany in...

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called on Europe to offer debt relief to Greece, on the 63rd anniversary of the generous debt write-off to...

New Book on Greek Jews Holocaust

A new narrative on the persecution and the rescue of the Jews in the Third Reich has been released by Kapon Editions. The new...

What Do Greeks Celebrate on Holy Wednesday?

The ceremonial traditions that Greeks carry out at the Church for Holy Wednesday are seeped stories from the Gospel of Matthew which tells the story...

New Folk Art Museum in Ioannina

Fotis Rapakousis from Ioannina, the capital city of Epirus, north-western Greece, decided to donate his precious collection of relics and set up a Folk Art...

Jan 19, 1953: First Woman Elected in Greek Parliament

On January 19, 1953, Eleni Skoura was the first woman elected in Greece's parliament, beating another female candidate. Born Eleni Papachristou in Volos in 1896,...

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