Athens Academy Hands Out its 2013 Awards

The Academy of Athens, during its annual celebratory meeting which took place on Friday, handed out awards and praises from the Institute for 2013. The...

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...

Greek Journalist Pens New Novel Based on Murders She Solved

Angeliki Nikolouli, the well-known Greek journalist presented her second novel "Death by Red Lips (Thanatos me xeili kokkina)" recently in Athens.  Her first novel “I...

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...

Beforelight Introduces Light Art in Greece

If you spend an evening on Pittaki Street in Athens city center (a small street perpendicular to Ermou), your eyes will most definitely be...

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...

Greece to Open Archaeological Diving Parks

Located near Pylos in the south-western Peloponnese, the two parks will allow visitors to explore ancient shipwrecks and underwater archaeology. Among the sites are the...

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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