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Thousands Gather for Greek Pontic Celebration in Thessaloniki (video)

More than 2,500 dancers participated in a celebration of Greek Pontic culture held on Saturday in Thessaloniki. The event was organized by the Panpontian Federation...

Dolihos: A New 255Km Greek Long Distance Race for 2018

Any runner with a desire to run a long distance race in Greece has a range of choices (Athens Marathon, Spartathlon), all with historic...

Historic Shop in Arcadia is Two Centuries Old; Considered Oldest Shop in Greece

Konstantinos (Kostas) Kanakis, along with his wife Calliope, are the owners of a historic shop situated on the main road of Leonidio in Arcadia,...

Proud Evzones Honor Greek Region of Thrace

The Greek Presidential Guard, the Evzones, on Tuesday added the region of Thrace's official battle uniform to their range of dress uniforms honoring different...
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Fifteen Wacky Facts About Greece

Yes, you could use Google to learn many things about Greece. Or read a text book or tourist guidebook. But there is much more...

Silversmithing Museum Inaugurated in Ioannina, Greece

The Silversmithing Museum of Ioannina was inaugurated on Saturday to showcase the rich work of Greek silversmiths since the 15th century. President of the Hellenic...

Greece Loses Battle Over Lower Taxes for Tsipouro and Tsikoudia

The European Court rejected Greece's appeal on Thursday to set a lower excise tax for tsipouro and tsikoudia, two of the most traditional and...

Funeral Services Join New Black Friday Hype in Greece

The business world's "Black Friday" hype has now begun to engulf Greek consumers, who are eager to take advantage of the special sales offered...

Greek Island Will Celebrate Easter Without Rocket War [video]

On the Greek island of Chios the locals have a tradition to fire up (literally) the Easter celebration by holding the famous Vrontados "Rocket...

Tsarouchi: The Boot of the Brave Greek Warrior

The tsarouchi -- the flat, hard-soled shoe with the famous large tassel -- is an iconic part of the Greek traditional costume. It is the...

How Kourabiedes and Melomakarona Got their Names

Melomakarona and kourabiedes are two words which, for Greek people, embody Christmas itself. They bring to mind the sweetness of the holiday season, both...

Meat Eaters Delight as Greece Celebrates Tsiknopempti

Thursday is not going to be a banner day for vegetarians in Greece. The country is currently indulging in the great annual feast of barbecued...

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