Project ART.Reef: An Underwater Museum for the Pagasetic Gulf

The scientific team of the Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Department of the University of Thessaly is aiming to create a museum of underwater sculptures...

Pavlopoulos: Ancient Greek Spirit Can Help Defend Our Culture

"The ancient Greek spirit can help the people today defend our endangered culture," said Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday in his address at...

Intact Horse Skeleton Discovered in Ancient Greek Cemetery

A burial site containing an unusually well-preserved horse skeleton, intact even down to the hooves, was among the findings discovered during landscaping works around...
Cretan boots for adults and for kids. These boots are part of the Cretan men traditional costume.

The Last Bootmakers of Crete (photos)

  The Greek island of Crete has undergone recurrent conquests and occupations over the centuries. Other than the best-known civilizations ruling the island, such as...

Bishop Calls on Christians to Boycott Greek State TV

The influential bishop of Kalavryta, Amvrosios, has called on all Greek Orthodox Christians to boycott public broadcaster ERT for its coverage of the musical...

The Greek Museum that was Established in 1997 But hasn’t Opened Yet

Greece's National Museum of Contemporary Art has been established by law as a cultural entity in 1997. However, 19 years later, the elusive museum...

Newly Restored Rotunda is One of Thessaloniki’s Oldest Religious Sites

Severely damaged by the 1978 Thessaloniki earthquake, the newly restored Rotunda is one of the city's oldest religious sites and a tourist landmark, a...

Holy Mountain Treasures Go Digital

An important and invaluable collection of manuscripts, codes and printed documents that have been stored for centuries in the Holy Mountain of Athos and...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover...

Kastoria’s Private Mansions Throw Open Their Doors to the Public (photos)

Some of the most important mansions in the northern Greek city of Kastoria will throw open their doors to the public during the European Year...

Castro’s Son Arrives in Athens

“Terrorism should be addressed with political means,” said Alejandro Castro Espin, son of Cuban president Raul Castro, referring to the massacre that occurred in Paris on January 7. During...

Sketch, Comic and Cartoon Festival in Thessaloniki

The sketch, comic and cartoon festival, under the title The Economic Crisis and its Impact on Greek Society, which is organized by the municipality...

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