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2nd Sterna Fringe Festival to be Held August on Tinos

The 2nd Sterna Fringe Festival will take place at Isternia, Tinos island, on August 5-7. Sterna Fringe Festival is a three-day versatile festival with dance,...

The 4th Annual Tinos World Music Festival 2016

The 4th edition of the Tinos World Music Festival, is dedicated to the human voice. Once again, the festival will take place from June 17th...

Boat at Piraeus Port Tips in the Water [video]

Several minutes before noon, an alert was signaled in E4 pier at Piraeus Port, as the ship "Panagia Tinou" that was tied at the dock,...

Chalkidiki Tops Most Searched August 15 Destinations for Greeks

August 15 in Greece celebrates the Virgin Mary and is accompanied by festivities and traditional rituals across the country. This, along with the fact...

Greek Passenger Vessel Runs Aground in Aegean Sea

A passenger vessel (Flying Cat) with a total of 253 people on board ran aground off Tinos island in the Aegean Sea on Sunday,...

7 Greek Gay-Friendly Islands

British website Gay Star News in collaboration with the Greek website Destsetters has published a list of 7 Greek islands that gay travelers should...

Efforts Continue to Restore Power to Tinos as Outage Runs for Second Day

A team of technicians from the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator S.A. (HEDNO) was flown in to the island of Andros, Greece, in a...

Pan-Hellenic Holy Foundation Taken Over by Clergy; Island Residents Disapprove

On Sunday, residents of Tinos showed their disapproval towards His Eminence Dorotheos II, Metropolitan of Syros, during a protest which took place in the...

‘Nisos’ Beer Wins First Silver Medal for Greece

Greek beer "Nisos" won the silver European Beer Star Award in the category Bohemian Pilsner in an international competition that took place in Bavaria,...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

Miraculous Virgin Mary Churches of the Aegean Sea

  There are numerous Marian churches in the Aegean sea. Some majestic, some humble and quiet, built on rocks, in caves and inaccessible hills. Their past is filled...

Dormition of Virgin Mary – Greek August 15 Customs

On August 15, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the dormition of Virgin Mary and her resurrection before entering Heaven. The Dormition of the Virgin is the...

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