Harvest of Vidiano variety (Photo courtesy Stelios Klados).

Crete’s Rethymno Proclaimed European Wine City 2018

Rethymno was officially proclaimed European Wine City – Dyonisos 2018 by Recevin, the European Network of Wine Cities. The network is formed by the...

Greece’s Syros Swings to Tango Rhythms in International Festival (video)

The Aegean island of Syros was swept away by tango tunes and dancing last weekend as world-renowned international performers and artists participated in the...

Sting Wows Greek Crowds with Sell-Out Athens Shows

International rock singer Sting has brought the house down during a two-night performance at Athens' Odeon of Herodes Atticus after speaking out on the refugee...

Ancient Theatre of Aptera to Reopen with Performance of Homer’s Odyssey

After some 17 centuries of silence at the Ancient Theatre of Aptera in Chania, Crete, the stage will once again be graced by actors...
An older man smelling olive oil from a blue glass, with a younger man standing next to him..

Olive Oil Tasting Day Follows Cultural Activities at Delphi

In April, the Zappeion Exhibition Hall in Athens hosted a unique tasting event featuring the 242 extra virgin olive oils that won medals at...

Dance, Sing and Celebrate Life at the Annual Matala Beach Festival in Crete, June...

It is that time of year again when people from all over join together in celebration of the biggest free summer beach festival in...
Cultural Heritage Week, Crete.

Sustainable Cultural Heritage Events Taking Place in Chania, Crete

Several events are currently taking place in Crete on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. For the week of June 2...

Cutting-Edge Cars to Rally in Thessaloniki, Greece

Cutting-edge electric and hybrid cars will converge in the northern city of Thessaloniki this weekend. The 11th Hi-Tech EKO Mobility Rally, an electric and hybrid...

Visitors Flock to Cretan Wineries’ Special ‘Open Doors’ Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday different wineries located all over the Greek island of Crete will open their cellars to wine lovers and visitors in general....

Kastoria’s Private Mansions Throw Open Their Doors to the Public (photos)

Some of the most important mansions in the northern Greek city of Kastoria will throw open their doors to the public during the European Year...

Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus to Host First Ever Film Screening

The first ever film screening at the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus will take place on June 30 with the 1962 cinema version of the Greek...

Fashionistas Gather for Show in Ancient Greek Ruins

A fashion show in the square in front of Athens' Odeon of Herodes Atticus has become the first to be held in the historic venue...

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