Stoa Poikile to be Further Uncovered

The American School of Classical Studies in Athens is all set to continue excavations at the site of the Stoa Poikile in Monastiraki, Athens...

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival Celebrates

The 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival - Images of the 21st Century, will be running from March 15 to 24, at the Olympion theater. Through a...

Key To Long Life? Greek Coffee

Maybe it's the ingredients, or the leisurely way people enjoy it, but Greek coffee, which is boiled and sipped when the residue settles at...

Greek Clean Monday or Koulouma Customs

Clean Monday is today and people across Greece are dusting off their kites and preparing the famous delicacies of the festive day to take...

Crete Wants Minoans on UNESCO List

Crete  is still pushing for Knossos to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is now preparing a new folder titled Minoan civilization, which will...

Thessaloniki Jews Mark Nazi deportation

In a somber ceremony commemorating a dark day in Greek history, Jewish residents of Thessaloniki gathered on March 16 to note the 70th anniversary...

Thessaloniki Jews Commemorate Deportation by Nazis

On March 15, 1943, the first train to Auschwitz left Thessaloniki, taking about 2, 800 Jews from the city. In memory of the first...

Greeks Honored Righteous Among Nations

The Embassy of Israel and the Central Board of Greek Jewish Communities (KISE) held a special ceremony honoring three exceptional stories of courage and...

Greek Carnival: A Time for Fun

The various carnival traditions and customs around Greece are an excellent opportunity to visit towns and places you would otherwise pass by. This is...

You Speak Greek, You Just Don’t Know It

With thousands of Greek words being the base for English, people who speak English don't realize they are also speaking a form of Greek....

Greek Advisor’s Nazi Sympathies Rile Jews

The Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece is demanding the firing of historian Yiannis Kotoulas from his role as Interior Ministry adviser following...

Greek Film Academy Nominees Named

The Greek Film Academy has set the nominees for this year's awards which will be given on April 2 at the House of Arts...

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