Greeks Tune in Turkish TV, Despite Critics

Greeks have been enthralled by Turkish TV series, The Magnificent Century in recent months. The series is comprised of historical recreations of 16th-century Sultan...

Trivizas Advises Imagination Against the Crisis

When I first met Eugene Trivizas, the well-known author of children’s books, I was a 10-year-old girl with one dream, one day to become...

Thessaloniki Symposium Marks Centennial Liberation

Thessaloniki will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its liberation and incorporation into Greece with a three-day international symposium and an historical exhibition open to...

New National Library, Opera House Work Set

An ambitious private initiative to build a new national library and opera house on the site of a former horse-racing track in Palaio Faliro,...

Archaeologists Revisit Ancient Greek Computer Wreck Site

A new search has begun at a Greek island where an ancient device known as the world's "oldest computer" was found more than over...

Battle of Salamis Marked After 2,500 Years

Some 2,500 years ago a naval battle took place in September (although the exact date remains unknown) in the straits between the Greek mainland...

Every Thessaloniki Metro Stop a Museum

“Every Thessaloni metro station can become a small museum. If the archaeological findings of the Athenian metro boosted its fame, the findings in Thessaloniki...

A Feta Fiesta for Greece’s Beloved Cheese

In Elassona, Larissa, where Greek feta cheese is a treasured local production, local authorities are trying to promote it with a festival to show...

Greek Committee To Seek Parthenon Marbles’ Return

Deputy Minister of Culture Kostas Tzavaras has set up a special advisory committee to coordinate strategy for the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles stolen...

Young Greek Directors Riding New Wave of Cinema

Greek cinema has a well-known paradoxical side: there may be no state funding during a crushing economic crisis, but creativity seems to be surging...

Acropolis Museum’s Laser Technique Wins Keck Award

The new Acropolis Museum in Athens has been named winner of the 2012 Keck Award from the International Institute of Conservation. The award ceremony took...

After 2,500 Years, Music on Acropolis’ South Side

For the first time after 2,500 years the south slope of the Acropolis will once again echo the works of Aeschylus and music. Next...

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