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Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece’s Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece's folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet...

Merkel congratulates Tsipras, Zaev on settling name dispute

On Saturday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his counterpart, Zoran Zaev for reaching a resolution in the decades-long name...

First Energy Leadership Summit to Take Place in Athens in June

Athens will be the location this upcoming June for the launching of the first Annual Energy Leadership Summit. The news came in an announcement...

Police Arrest Greek Shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos for Unpaid Taxes

Greek shipowner Alexandros Agoudimos was detained on Thursday evening after officers discovered he had been convicted of tax-related crime. The shipowner was apprehended following...

Greeks Celebrate Arrival of Spring with Ancient Tradition of Martis

Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and Greeks will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual...

Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...
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Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

An ancient Greek value which ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in modern Greece,...

Ancient Quarries Discovered at Wind Turbine Sites on Evia

Three ancient quarries for the mining of Karystos shale marble were discovered this week, according to an announcement from the Greek Ministry of Culture...

Romantic Weekend Getaway: A Journey into the Magical Land of Ioannina

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Until recently, this destination would never have...

Greece One of Least Prepared Countries in EU for Electric Cars

Netherlands-based automobile leasing and fleet management company, LeasePlan, says that Greece is one of the least prepared countries in Europe to welcome the use...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Stefanidi Takes Second Place at Boston Indoor Athletics

Olympic women's pole vault champion, Greece's Katerina Stefanidi, won second place at the Boston Indoor Grand Prix Athletics competition on Saturday. This meet is the...

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