Myrtou St. Panteleimon Monastery In Ruins

The monastery of Saint Panteleimon in the village Myrtou of Cyprus is in terrible condition. It was converted into a Turkish military camp after...

Ancient Messene Theater Reopens in August

For more than 600 years the ancient theater of Messene had hosted cultural and political events attended by major historical figures of the time,...

Velos Mutiny Honored in Special Ceremony

A special event was held on May 23 at the Grove of Nautical Tradition, at Flisvos Marina, to honor the Naval Movement and the...

Contemporary Theatrical Adaptation of Homer’s Iliad

For the first time in the history of the Greek theater, the audience will have the opportunity to watch the theatrical adaptation of The...

A Greek Portfolio at The Benaki Museum

Rendering homage to the prominent artist of the Greek Diaspora Constantine Manos, the Benaki Museum presents an exhibition / tribute to his renowned photographic...

AP Photojournalist Denounces Illegal Detention

Nikolas Giakoumidis, photojournalist for Associated Press, filed a signed complaint against the way he was treated by the police in Thessaloniki on May 21. Giakoumidis...

Cretan Monastery With Divine Wine

The monastery of Agia Triada of Tzagarolon is one of the richest and most beautiful monasteries in Crete. It is built near the airport...

Foreign Ambassadors Visit Ancient Dodona

Thirty ambassadors of foreign states in Greece, from European, Asian and African countries, visited the archaeological site of Dodona, and in particular its internationally...

Greek Students Being Taught Turkish

Students in Athens who are the children of Turkish-Greek or Greek parents have begun to attend a Turkish course in Athens to learn the...

Greek Gastronomy Days At Benaki Museum

This week the Benaki Museum will host the event Gastronomy Days - Destination of Origin: Greece, aiming to highlight Greek cuisine and to promote...

New DNA Tests Show Minoans’ European Origins

A recently conducted DNA analysis on the remains of Minoans' skeletons found mainly in a cave in Lassithi, Crete, suggest beyond any doubt and...

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

In 1994, May 19 was selected by the Greek parliament as the day to commemorate the Pontian Greek Genocide by the Turks. The Pontic...

LATEST