Souvlaki and Non-Stick Pans Invented by Ancient Greeks

New scientific research reveals that the ancient Mycenaean's, apart from being great warriors and excellent architects, were also very good cooks. More than 3,000...

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...

Greek Epiphany Celebrations Through the Centuries

By Pamela Lytra Epiphany is an important religious celebration for all Greeks and Orthodox Christians. The day on which Jesus was baptized symbolizes the regeneration...

Cyprus: Oldest Wine in the World

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Cyprus is home to the oldest wine produced in the world. Commandaria is a dessert wine...

Origins of Greek Vasilopita

Vasilopita, as Greek tradition dictates, is cut by families on New Year’s Day to bless the house and bring good luck for the new...

Anonymous: Macedonian Name Dispute (video)

  The Anonymous released a video with their view on the the Macedonian Name issue criticizing F.Y.R.O.M. for their stubbornness on using "Macedonia" as their...

Traditional Christmas Fires Lit in Northern Greece

Every year on December 23 in Florina, Greece, thirty five fires are lit as part of an ancient custom. The largest fire is lit...

The Roots of “Christmas” in Ancient Greece

Christmas is the most important, and perhaps the most treasured, celebration of Christianity filled with joy and love. Every country celebrates with different customs...

Holocaust Museum to Be Build in Greece

Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, on Friday unveiled plans to build a Holocaust museum to honor some 46,000 Jewish residents deported and killed in Nazi...

Christmas Gift Giving Traditions

You can't really celebrate Christmas without giving  your loved ones gifts and cards, whether they are big presents, or small, the aim is to...

Santorini’s Cherry Tomato Receives Protected Status

The Greek island of Santorini isn't just famous throughout the world for its beauty, but also for its cherry tomatoes (Tomataki Santorinis), which grow...

Greece’s Ancient Messene to Be Nominated to Unesco’s World Heritage List

It was recently announced that Greece’s ancient Messene will be a candidate for UNESCO’s world heritage site. Ancient Messene has already been included on the...

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