Premier Mitsotakis Meets With Composer Mikis Theodorakis

Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis met on Saturday afternoon with the great composer and lyricist Mikis Theodorakis at the latter's home in Athens. The two men...

The United States of the Ionian Islands: The Forgotten History of British Rule in...

What is widely known about the history of Greece's splendid Ionian islands is that they never had to endure direct Ottoman rule during the...

Renovated Greek National Gallery of Art to Reopen in 2021

Greece's Ministry of Culture said that the upgraded National Gallery of Art, undergoing renovations and expansion during the last few years, will reopen on...

Spectacular Annual Chios Rocket War Under Threat as Organizers Fold

The organization which keeps alive the 200-year-old custom of the "Rocket War" on the Greek island of Chios announced on Thursday it is closing...

Athens’ National Archaeological Museum to Undergo Major Overhaul

Plans for a major overhaul of Greece's acclaimed National Archaeological Museum are entering the "final stretch" in 2020, Culture Minister Lina Mendoni revealed at...

Revenues at Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Continues to Rise

The number of visitors to Greek museums recorded an increase of 2.5 percent and there was a 12.3 percent rise in visits to the country's many archaeological...
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1st Greek Olive Oils of 2019 Harvest Awarded at Biolnovello

Contending with approximately 200 entries, Greek olive oils captured six awards at the Biolnovello organic extra virgin olive oil competition in Italy at the...

Greek Photographer Captures Incredible “Red Devil Horns” Eclipse Sunrise

Greek photographer Elias Chasiotis was the lucky man who was able to capture astonishing images in late December which appear to show giant red "devil's...

Sculptor Paul Vrellis and His Wax Museum of Greek History

Learning the story of sculptor Paul Vrellis and visiting the fascinating wax museum of Greek history he single-handedly built at the village of Bizani,...

Vandals Destroy Ancient Rock Carvings in Northern Greece

Unknown vandals destroyed 3,000 year-old paintings carved into granite and limestone at Mount Pangaion, near Kavala in northern Greece, it was revealed on Tuesday. According...

The Benizelos Mansion: The Oldest Athenian House Which is Now a Museum

For centuries Athens has been home to spectacular monuments that date all the way back to the peak of Ancient Greek civilization. The Parthenon, as...

Thessaloniki to Celebrate New Chinese “Year of the Rat” at Royal Theater

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will celebrate the new Chinese "Year of the Rat" on January 6th with a performance by one of...

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