Prince Charles and his Roots in Greece

When Prince Charles said that Greece is in his blood upon his first official visit to the country, he was not talking metaphorically as...

Greek Festival to Re-enact 1941 Nazi Invasion (video)

A German attack on northern Greece in April 1941 is to be reenacted this weekend. The Roupel Battle Historical Revival Festival will re-stage the Wehrmacht's...

Athens’ Last Ottoman Fountain Was Built by City’s Tyrannical Ruler

A unique monument in Athens lies hidden in one of the gardens belonging to the capital's Agricultural University on Iera Odos (Sacred Road), the...

Meet The Former Soldiers Bringing Greece’s Battles Back to Life

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Ask someone to name a famous Greek tale and the Trojan War is sure to arise. A younger person, inspired by the film...

New Meteora Museum Reveals Greek Site’s Ancient Past (video)

A new museum at the site of central Greece's epic Meteora rock formations will boost tourist traffic and benefit the whole regions, officials have...

Greece Honors Heroine of War of Independence 193 Years After her Death

Greece's Ministry of National Defence honored Laskarina Bouboulina, a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821, by awarding her the rank of vice-admiral. The posthumous award,...

April 27, 1941: The Day the Nazis Took Over Athens (video)

It was a Sunday on 27th April 1941, when German troops entered Athens. The capital's residents remained stubbornly locked in their homes. The rise...

Armenian Genocide Remembered on April 24 (video)

The starting date of the Armenian Genocide is conventionally held to be 24 April 1915, the day that Ottoman authorities rounded up, arrested, and...

Konstantinos Karamanlis: His Contribution to the Modernization of Greece

When King Paul entrusted Konstantinos Karamanlis to form a government on October 5, 1955 after the death of prime minister Alexandros Papagos, one of...

April 21, 1967: A Date Most Greeks Want to Forget

                                       (Makarezos, Pattakos, Papadopoulos) For the army...

Series of Events on Lemnos to Commemorate ANZACs that Fell in Gallipoli

The island of Lemnos will be holding a series of events at Mydros on Friday, to commemorate the ANZACs that fell in the notorious Battle...

Lord Byron: The Romantic Poet Who Died for Greece

Lord George Gordon Byron is one of the first and best-known philhellenes, who actively participated in Greece's War of Independence, eventually losing his life...

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