The Carnival-like Custom of ‘Ragoutsaria’

The "Ragoutsaria" celebration starts today in the city of Kastoria, northern Greece, and will continue through Thursday, January 8, seeing locals donning costumes and...

Old and New Christmas Traditions in Greece

One of the most important celebrations in the Christian calendar is the annual commemoration of the birth of Christ. Each country has bears unique...

Chinese Like Crete For Investments

With more Chinese businesses eying opportunities in Greece, attention has turned to scooping up island properties and tourism, with the buyout of a luxury...

The Last Chairmaker of Komotini

“Bring out your old chairs, folks... here comes the chairbler!” Such is the cry of Hussein Ismet, the last chair-maker of Komotini in northern Greece, as...

A Picture Worth 1,000 Words About the Migrant Crisis in Greece

If one were to describe the way the Greek government handles the migrant inflow with one picture, this would be it. Families of hapless migrants...

Anti-fascist Protest in Athens Banned by Police

The Greek Police decided to ban the anti-fascist demonstration that was planned by labour movements, unions, student clubs. The demonstration was supposed to take...

Alexandros Papadiamantis Becomes a…Blogger!

A very important personality of Greek literature, Alexandros Papadiamantis, is entering the world of blogs. This is an inspired initiative of the Papadiamantis Studies...

Greek Foreign Minister Speaks About The Importance of Greek Diaspora

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias addressed the 10th World Panhellenic Inter-Parliamentary Association (WHIA) convention on Tuesday, where he discussed the role of the Greek Diaspora in Greece's well-being. The WHIA...

Historic Member of PASOK, Antonis Karras, Dies

Antonis Karras, a historic and founding member of PASOK, passed away after a brief hospitalization on Tuesday. Karras was an emblematic personality who claimed no...

Shock in Agrinio- Mother of Three Children Hangs Herself

The sad list of suicides lengthens. A young mother committed suicide in the quarry of the village in Lepenou, Agrinio, Greece. The 35-year old...

Only God Can Repay the Greek Debt

What do Alexis Tsipras, George Soros, Noam Chomsky, Yanis Varoufakis, James Galbraith, Costas Simitis, Standard & Poor's and the average Greek person on the...

Turkey’s Continued Siege of Constantinople: Insulting Celebration of Greek Bloodshed on May 29

May 29 marks the 563rd anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

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