Lavrentiadis Arrest Seen Turning Point

With pressure building on Athens to crack down on still-rampant corruption, the government has charged a banker whose small, private institution was found to...

Epiphany Traditions Abound In Greece

Customs and traditions dating back to ancient times will come once again to life on Jan. 6 during the Theofania (also Epiphany or Fota)...

Greek Customs to Welcome the New Year

Good luck, prosperity, good health and longevity are the best and most common wishes marking the first day of the New Year among family...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to modern time beliefs, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st in the cold and the dead nature of winter...

Greek Police Say Roma Camps Gangster Enclaves

Following the murder of a 16-year-old gypsy boy in a Roma camp in Megara, Greek police have started a sweep into the unlawful settlements...

BBC Asks Why No Mosque in Athens?

In a report, the BBC highlighted that Athens is the only European Union capital without a mosque and explored the tensions surrounding the quest...

What do Santa Claus, St. Nicholas and Poseidon Have in Common?

Children around the world wait all year long for the time to come, when Santa Claus will bring them gifts during the late evening and...

Greece Readies Case for Nazi Damages

Greek Alternate Finance Minister Staikouras Christos has granted more time to the working group researching how much Greece should demand in compensation from Germany...

2013, Year of Kavafis

The Ministry of Culture has named 2013 Kavafis Year to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. Kavafis was instrumental in the revival and recognition...
Christmas Greek Gifts Ideas

A Greek Gift Guide for Christmas

You cannot really celebrate Christmas without giving to your beloved ones gifts and cards, smaller or bigger presents aiming just to put a smile...

International Migrants Day on ERT

On the occasion of the celebration of International Migrants Day, on Dec. 18, NET’s arhives have digitized and present on their website: www.ert-archives.gr, and...

Did The Earth’s Fumes Drive Pythian Prophecies?

"...neither her face nor hue went untransformed; Her breast heaved; Her wild heart grew large with passion. Taller to their eyes, sounding no longer...

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