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Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

Exhibition Explores the Roman Emperor Who Loved Greek Culture

Greece and Italy are coming together to highlight the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian whose love for Athens and Greek culture left a...

Ouzo: Delicious, Healthy and So Greek

When Greeks say "Let's go for a little ouzo", this is not only a social invitation but also a culinary pleasure that is rarely...
The Greek Names of the Constellations

Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

  Since the beginning of time, people turned their eyes to the sky to find animals and objects that were already part of their everyday...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece Cannot Think of its Future Outside the EU

"The destiny of anyone who relies on power without respecting international law and its ethics is predetermined," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday...

‘Tsipourock’: Alexis Georgoulis Helps you Discover Authentic Greece on Social Media and Misirlou

Want to know where to go for a taste of authentic Greece? When in Athens, the place to visit is Misirlou, a new hangout...
Greeks of Cretan descent

Exceptional Greeks of Cretan Descent

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and it is famous across the globe for its beaches, clear waters and exceptional cuisine. However,...

Rembetiko Festival in Syros Pays Tribute to Greek Musician Markos Vamvakaris

The Municipality of Syros in collaboration with thee Cyclades Chamber are organizing the first Rembetiko Festival to take place on the island. The festival...

‘Promeithea’: A Three-Day Event Brings Back the Ancient Greek Spirit [video]

Most visitors to Greece relate to its ancient past through monuments, museums, or, if they are really motivated, through books. Few, if any, are...

Learn to Play Greek Bouzouki Online! [video]

Want to learn to play the bouzouki? It's never to late to start with lessons and now its easier than ever thanks to modern...

Meeting the Odyssey: All Aboard the Culture Ship

"Meeting the Odyssey", a social and artistic initiative that began in 2012, has sailed from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea each summer since...

Notes on Dating a Greek: Superstitions, Traditions and Passions

All cultures have their own quirks and wisdom. Greek culture is no exception. Here are some of the superstitions, traditions and passions that you might...

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