Rare video of Easter in Greece the Civil War – 1947

A rare documentary video, located in the British archives Bristish Pathe, depicts the Easter celebration in Greece, the years of civil war and particularly...

Lanthimos’ ‘Killing of a Sacred Deer’ to Compete in Cannes Film Festival

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos will participate in the competitive section of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, according to the official programme announced on Thursday. Lanthimos...

What Do Greeks Celebrate on Holy Wednesday?

The ceremonial traditions that Greeks carry out at the Church for Holy Wednesday are seeped stories from the Gospel of Matthew which tells the story...

Kourοi Found on Chios Displayed at Chios Archaeological Museum

The two kourοi from Apollo and Artemis sanctuary at the port of Emporios, Chios island, are now on display at the Archaeological Museum of...

Watch 400 Dancers From Mykonos Make History Performing Traditional Folk Dances on Palm Sunday!...

On Palm Sunday, spectators got to see a unique dance spectacle in the old port of Mykonos when hundreds of amateur dancers of all ages...

Events Mark Addition of Ancient Philippi to UNESCO World Heritage List

A visit by Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the unveiling of a plaque that informs visitors of Philippi's new status as a UNESCO...

A Cavalcade Through Central Athens Launches Documenta14 Exhibition

The documenta 14 art exhibition got off to an official start on Sunday with a unique event in the centre of Athens, as a...

Turkish President Provokes Greece over Hagia Sophia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues his provocations against Greece by saying he will go for Muslim prayer in Hagia Sophia on Holy Friday...

The Story Behind Greece’s Red Easter Eggs and How to Make Your Own (Video)

If your Greek, when you were younger you might have noticed that your friends were dipping their Easter eggs in a rainbow of colors,...

International Exhibition ‘Documenta 14’ Opens in Athens on April 8

The much-anticipated international contemporary art exhibition Documenta 14 finally opens in Athens on April 8. The event will take over the city extending over...

Why Orthodox Easter is the Same Day as Catholic Easter This Year

This year Orthodox Christians and the Catholics are celebrating Easter on the same day - but this is not always the case. In fact,...

Athens Hosts First Ministerial Conference of ‘Ancient Civilizations Forum’

In Athens on April 24 the first Ministerial Conference of the 10 countries participating in the Ancient Civilizations Forum, also known as the GC10,...

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