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...

Ancient Greece and Mental Disorders

William V. Harris, a history professor, has spent many years studying Ancient Greece and Rome, but in the last few years he has been focused on...

Greek Myths That Have a Religious Background

by Lauren DeVoe, Demand Media All Greek myths are religious. These myths were stories about the various gods and heroes that accounted for the creation...

Remembering 70 Years Since the Holocaust in Kalavryta

An event in remembrance of 70 years since the holocaust, took place on Saturday morning in Kalavryta, Greece. A memorial service for the victims was...

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