May 19th: National Memorial Day for Greeks of the Pontos Genocide (video)

Various events took place in Athens during the memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire under Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal during...

Celebrate Music, Theater, Dance and Visual Arts at the Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2017

For over 60 years the Athens and Epidaurus Festival has been a highlight of the Greek summer, offering a diverse program of music, theater,...

‘Anastenaria’ Fire-Walking Festival in Lagada,Thessaloniki From May 21-23

The town of Lagada near the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will once again revive the old tradition of fire-walking, known locally as "Anastenaria,"...

President Pavlopoulos’ Message on Genocide Remembrance Day of Pontic Hellenism

The sacred memory of the tragic victims of the Genocide of Hellenism in the Pontus must remain alive to keep the world on alert,...

Google Doodle Displays the Ancient Antikythera Mechanism in Celebration of 115th Anniversary

Google is celebrating the 115th anniversary of the discovery of the ancient Antikythera Mechanism with its iconic Google Doodle. Although the artifact was recovered back...
Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece

Greece Celebrates Museum Day with Free Admission for the Whole Week

Greece's museums celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 with free admission to many museums and cultural events for the whole week. Cultural activities, guided...

German Artist Makes Omonoia Square in Athens ‘Invisible’

German artist Gregor Schneider has made the famous Omonoia Square in Athens "invisible" to intruders and Google Maps as part of an art festival. Schneider...

Thousands Visit Fort Roupel for Revival of the Historic Battle of 1941 (video)

Thousands of people visited the battlefields of the legendary Fort Roupel and the underground forts of the Metaxas Line at the Greek-Bulgarian border this...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates International Museum Day and European Museum Night

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18 and European Museum Night on May 20 with free entrance and a series...

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens to Decode One Thousand 2500-Year-Old Skeletons

Archaeologists and scientists of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens are to study 1,070 skeletons found at Faliro, dating from around 2500...

Island Feast on Mykonos With Traditional Songs and Dances (video)

The islander Glendi (Γλέντι:Party) was set up in Mykonos, Greece's island of the Winds. Organizing the event was the Mykonian Vegera Traditional Dance Workshop...

Archaeological Museum of Heraklion Wins Special Reccomendation in Award Event

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion in Crete was awarded a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA), during a...

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