When Turkey Banned the Teaching of Greek on Imbros and Tenedos Islands

July 1 marks the anniversary of the day Turkey banned the teaching of the Greek language on the islands of Imbros and Tenedos, (now...

Replica of Nike Masterpiece to Grace Greece’s Samothrace

An exact replica of the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace is to be installed in its natural place at...

What is the National Dish of Greece?

This may or may not surprise you - there is more than one national dish of Greece. That's right, while many countries single in...

6 Things You Should Never Say to a Greek

It's tourist time in Greece again and you might find it difficult to understand some of the cultural etiquette to follow during your stay...

Parthenon Marbles’ Place is in Greece, Tsipras Tells Britain’s May

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made an appeal for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece during a meeting on Tuesday with his...

Young Frenchman’s Legacy of Cultural Dialogue in Greece’s Rhodes

A foundation that promotes dialogue between cultures in the Mediterranean and a medieval garden in the heart of its medieval town are the two...

Greek Island Invites Beyonce as Part of Venus de Milo Campaign

Campaigners for the return of the Aphrodite of Milos (AKA the Venus de Milo) have asked American pop superstar Beyonce to visit the Aegean...

National Theater Offers Cut-Price Tickets for Ancient Greek Dramas

The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for its two summer productions performed...

Greece Remembers Great Reformist Andreas Papandreou 22 Years after his Death

It was June 23, 1996 when Greece lost its first leftist prime minister and great reformist Andreas Papandreou, a politician who was adored by...

Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra to Perform an Extra Night at Acropolis

Following popular demand, an extra date has been added to the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra concert to take place at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus...

Acropolis Museum to ‘Gain’ a New Level after Foundation Excavations End

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will soon have a new level, as excavations in the building's foundations unearthed significant findings. As the institution celebrates its...

Athens Museum Echoes to Hymns Sung for Ancient Greek Gods

Athens' National Archaeological Museum has been echoing to the sound of hymns sung to the Greek gods thousands of years ago. Marking World Music Day celebrations,...

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