Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek...

Greece Sends 20 Artifacts for Getty Exhibition ‘Egypt-Greece-Rome: Cultures in Contact’ in LA

An exhibition on Egypt's culture and its influence on the Greek and Roman culture will be held from March 27 to September 9, 2018...

Culture and Sports Ministry: Significant Finds from Underwater Excavation at Delos

The remains of ancient coastal structures and a port, a large number of shipwrecks dating back to various eras and significant smaller finds were...

Eye’s Walk Digital Festival to be Held on Syros July 27-29

Eye’s Walk Digital Festival will be held in Ermoupolis, Syros island, on July 27-29. It is an innovative festival that connects the unique architectural legacy...

When Two 18-Year-Old Greek Boys Tore Down the Symbol of Nazi Occupation

On this day, May 30, 1941, the Nazi flag was torn down from the Acropolis by Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas. The two 18-year-old...

Palaion Patron Germanos: A Misunderstood Hero of the Greek War of Independence

One of the most characteristic paintings of the Greek War of Independence is undoubtedly the one painted by Theodoros Vryzakis in 1865 depicting Metropolitan...

Explore the Medieval Village of Kampos with Fun Biking Tours and Cooking Lessons on...

While visiting the Aegean island of Chios, there are many different sights to take in, however, there is one place that still preserves the...

Children’s Art Workshops Celebrate Chinese Culture at the Museum Herakleidon in Athens

Celebrating the exchange of the Greek and Chinese cultures as part of the China-Greece Cultural Exchanges and Cultural Industry Cooperation Year in 2017, two...

May 29, 1979: Greece Signs Accession to the European Economic Community

Greece was seeking its accession to the European Economic Community long before it signed the official accession agreement in May 29, 1979. The European...

564 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire (Video)

May 29 marks the 56th anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

May 28, 1952: Greek Women Earn the Right to be Elected

Women in Greece had to struggle for many years to vote and be elected in parliament. The woman who initiated the struggle of Greek women...

New Fossils Discovered Suggest That Humans Started Off in Greece, Not Africa

New evidence of fossils unveiled by archaeologist Nikolai Spassov suggests that the human species is likely to have had its origins in Greece, not...

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