Most Popular Last Names in Greece, Cyprus, and Around the World

What do you think are the most common names in your country? Can you hazard a guess? Greece and Cyprus, where naming customs follow...

Greece’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage Index Adds 16 New Elements

Greece's Ministry of Culture recently announced that 16 new elements will be incorporated into Greece's National Directory of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the first...

PM Mitsotakis: “The Challenge is to Make Mati Much Better Than Before”

  Visiting the seaside town of Mati in Attica on Thursday, two years after the devastating wildfire that gutted the verdant suburb, leaving 102 dead...

Greek Citizen Protection Minister to Meet on Mykonos Island Security Issues

  Greece's Citizen Protection Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis is holding a series of meetings on Wednesday with officials on the island of Mykonos, where he has...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 174 ICU Units to Greek Health System

In response to needs which came to light during the coronavirus pandemic, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has recently made a donation of 15 million...

Envolve Presents Seventh Annual Awards to Greek Entrepreneurs

  On Monday, July 20, Envolve Entrepreneurship announced the four winners of the 7th Envolve Award Greece, a competition that awards start-ups and early-stage businesses...

45-Year-Old Man Attacks Greek Tax Office Employees with Axe

In a shocking series of events, police arrested a man who barged into a tax office in Kozani, Thessaloniki on Thursday and began to...

Burglar Calls Police on Himself After Breaking into Rhodes Restaurant

An unusual case occurred recently when a forty-eight-year-old burglar called the police on himself after breaking into a restaurant on the Greek island of...

Greece to Finally Celebrate Pascha on Tuesday

For the first time ever in history, the Greek Orthodox faithful will celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on a Tuesday, instead of the traditional...

Greek Grandparenting From a Distance: Coronavirus Challenges Precious Bonds

By Ada Leivada “...the miracle of medicine in 2020 is to extend the quality of life of people, many of whom are our mothers and...

16-Year-Old Greek Girl Donates Hundreds of Masks to Hospital

A 16-year-old Greek girl on Thursday donated 300 masks to an Athenian hospital in a heartwarming gesture that shows how philotimo can motivate...

Five New Year Resolutions to Boost Your Greekness

By Ada Leivada Every New Year’s, we try to think of our resolutions for the new year. “This year I will join the gym,” “This...

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