President Pavlopoulos’ Message on Genocide Remembrance Day of Pontic Hellenism

The sacred memory of the tragic victims of the Genocide of Hellenism in the Pontus must remain alive to keep the world on alert,...

Thousands Visit Fort Roupel for Revival of the Historic Battle of 1941 (video)

Thousands of people visited the battlefields of the legendary Fort Roupel and the underground forts of the Metaxas Line at the Greek-Bulgarian border this...

The May Day Wreath and Its Roots in Ancient Greece

Maios (Μάιος in Greek), the month of May, took its name from the ancient goddess Maia (in Greek Μαία, the mother, the midwife, she...

German Philhellene Revives Ancient Delphic Games (video)

Philhellene Christian Kirsch is the founder of the International Delphic Council, an organization that revives the Pythian Games of Delphi -- or Delphic Games...

April 21, 2017: The 50th Anniversary of a Dark Day in Greece’s Modern History...

Athenians who are over 50 years old probably have some memories of that Spring morning of April in 1967, when the radio was playing...

How Lamb, Chocolate and Eggs Became Easter Traditions

Around the world people are gearing up to celebrate Easter with friends and family. There are different cultural aspects that influence the festivities, however,...

Rare video of Easter in Greece the Civil War – 1947

A rare documentary video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war and particularly...

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...

Turkish President Provokes Greece over Hagia Sophia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues his provocations against Greece by saying he will go for Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia on Holy Friday...

The Story Behind the First Greek Flag (Video)

The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807. It was made on a...

Special Traffic Measures in Central Athens for March 25 Parades on Friday, Saturday

Traffic police on Thursday announced special traffic measures in the center of Athens on Friday and Saturday, due to the school and military parades...

Music and Sculpture at National Archaeological Museum Events on Monday

In a tribute to the "muses" that have inspired artists from antiquity up to the present day, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is...

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