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,...

Three Greek Novels Shortlisted for European Union Prize for Literature

Three Greek novels, "Dendrites" by Kallia Papadaki, "The Greek doctor" by Carolina Mermiga and "The calligraph's night shift" by Maria Xylouri were included in...

Will the Parthenon Marbles Be Returned as Part of Brexit?

Last year marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles,"...

Popular Greek Actor Stathis Psaltis Fighting for his Life in Hospital

Popular Greek actor Stathis Psaltis is being hospitalized in critical condition suffering from inoperable lung cancer, with doctors saying that only a miracle could...

Alexandros Maragos’ Captivating Photo of Phenomenon in the Skies of Patras Selected as NASA’s...

For the second time, Greek photographer Alexandros Maragos has had one of his photos selected as the photo of the day by NASA! Maragos, an...

‘The Sculpted River of Larissa’ Competing for the Council of Europe’s Landscape Award

The work The experiment of Larissa -- the Sculpted River -- developing water codes in the centre of the city of Larissa will contest...

Stolen Antiquities Returned from Munich Arrive at National Archaeological Museum in Athens

Eight crates containing 33 archaeological artifacts and 600 coins, including some ancient masterpieces dating to the 12th and 13th centuries B.C., arrived at the...

Photographer Alexandros Maragos Captures the Acropolis During Earth Hour 2017 in Athens (Timelapse Video)

Photographer Alexandros Maragos is well-known for capturing stunning still shots and videos of the natural beauties of Greece. This time, he has created a video...

Original Works by Contemporary Greek Artists to Sell in Museums and Archaeological Sites Around...

Original works by contemporary Greek artists will be put on sale in the country’s museums and archaeological sites under a deal signed on Wednesday...

The Story Behind the First Greek Flag (Video)

The first Greek flag was made on the island of Skiathos at the Holy Monastery of Evangelistria in the year 1807. It was made on a...

Culture Min Visits Bayed Mosque Damaged by Fire, Says Restorations will Start ASAP

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou visited on Sunday the ruins of the Bayezid Mosque in Didimotycho, which was destroyed by a blaze on March 22,...

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