The Other Side of Athens

To most who arrive in Athens, the city resembles something between a complex of industrial factories, and the dodgy areas of Detroit. Smokestacks shooting...

Popular Unity: Not Popular Enough to Take a Seat in Greek Parliament

The word Popular by definition means liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group, however this was not the case...

Repower Greece: The New Game Plan

My laptop always freezes when I need it most. When Firefox has at least ten tabs open, when Facebook chat has four heated conversations...

Acropolis Museum to Host Samothrace Exhibitions and Events Sept. 26-27

The Acropolis Museum will offer its visitors the opportunity to discover the landscape, the people and the archaeological finds of Samothrace island with the...

The Parthenon’s Ever-Changing Veneer

The ruins of the Parthenon crown the modern city of Athens with a hazy ambiguity. To the world outside of Athens, the stunning monument...

Is the Economic Crisis Partially Rooted in “Philotimo”?

Look up the Greek word philotimo and you will find one of the longest entries in your dictionary. Ask a Greek what he means...

Opus Elgin Opera to Bring Light to Return of Parthenon Marbles

"Opus Elgin: The Destruction of the Parthenon," the opera's world premiere, will take place at Athens Concert Hall, Megaron Mousikis, May 29. This opera...

Greek Restaurants Scoop Golden Chef Caps

The world of Greek gastronomy celebrated the Χρυσοί Σκούφοι 2018, or Golden Chef Caps Awards, with the triumph of Ettore Botrini's Etrusco. This year, the...

The Museum of Cycladic Art Presents New Work from Jannis Kounellis

Jannis Kounellis will be exhibiting his new and site specific work at the Stathatos Mansion of the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens from...

Istanbul Greeks Radio Station Goes Worldwide

The Greek community in Istanbul has taken its voice around the world through an online radio station called The Sound of Istanbul, which debuted...

‘Apology of Socrates’ to be Presented at Acropolis

One of the most important scripts of ancient Greece, "The Apology of Socrates," will be revived in its natural scenery, under the sacred rock...

When Americans Walk the Streets of Athens…

When Americans arrive in Athens, there are a variety of typical reactions. My, what tiny cars you have! No toilet paper in the toilets-...

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