A Dark Christmas Coming For Greece

With Greeks limping to the end of a fifth year of recession and readying for another, along with more pay cuts, tax hikes and...

Illicit Trade of Greek Antiquities by Nazis

Illicit Trade of Greek Antiquities by Germans During Occupation, George Lekakis’s book about the theft of Greek ancient treasures during World War II, was...

Mosaic Floor Unearthed in Didymoteicho

A series of well-preserved archaeological finds have been discovered during this year’s excavations at what has been identified as the ancient Plotinopolis, situated in...

Greek Puppeteer Yannaros Passes Away

A legendary Greek entertainer, Yannis Mourelatos, known to the Greek people under the nickname Yannaros, passed away on Dec. 12 at the age of...
Authentiko is one of the last standing traditional Textile factories in Greece

The Last Traditional Textile Factory in Greece

The business and tradition of Greek doilies is about to become extinct in Greece. Perikles Toumbektsis,  the owner of perhaps the only small textile factory remaining...

Elias Kulukundis and The Amorgos Conspiracy

An international network of militant Trotskyists, the politically passionate heir to a Greek shipping fortune, an adventurous 1969 escape from confinement in Greece under...

Tsarouchis Moves to the Benaki Museum

An exhibit of works by noted Greek painter Yannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989) is being relocated to the Benaki Museum after suspension of the private Tsarouchis...

Andreas Papandreou: Client of the State

The unraveling of Greece didn't begin with the start of a five-year recession in 2007 that is heading into its sixth year, nor the...
Komboloi is also known as Greek Worry beads

The History and How to of Komboloi aka Greek Worry Beads

The Komboloi may be one of the most typical symbols of the Greek easy-going mentality that has been widely established both in Greece and...

Princesses of the Mediterranean on Show in Athens

Princesses of the Mediterranean at the Dawn of History is a new show organized by the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art, in collaboration with...

Hades’ Mythical Cave Holds The Legend

Alepotrypa Cave is situated in the deep sheltered Gulf of Diros in western Mani. It has an elongated form (280 meters long) and consists...

The Top 7 Sexy Greek Gods and Godesses

Greek mythology has for milennia captured people's imagination, especially writers and artists. It is all about myths and legends belonging to the ancient Greeks,...

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