Greece Remembers the Day Democracy was Restored 41 Years Ago

July 24, 1974 is an important day in modern Greek history as it marks the day democracy was restored after seven years of military...

Second Ancient Tomb Discovered in Crete

An ancient tomb that dates back to Minoan period was discovered by the Municipality of Melivizi close to the Moni Settlement in Northern Crete. "An important, according...

Popular Greek Actor George Vasileiou Dies, Aged 66

Popular Greek actor George Vasileiou, aged 66, died on Wednesday morning, after losing a tough battle with cancer that he had been dealing with...

Makronissos Exile Island Declared an Archaeological Site

The island of Makronissos has been declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council. The recommendation was made by the...

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation for 2018

In an announcement by Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Athens has been named the European Capital of Innovation for 2018. The...

Thessaloniki Unveils Holocaust Memorial Events

Greece's second city, Thessaloniki, will pay tribute to the victims of the WWII Holocaust with a series of events starting next week. The northern city,...

New Book on Greek Jews Holocaust

A new narrative on the persecution and the rescue of the Jews in the Third Reich has been released by Kapon Editions. The new...

Beijing Opera Ηits Athens Stage to Mark Greece-China Year

The classic Beijing Opera "Female Generals of the Yang Family" was presented on Sunday at the Athens Concert Hall, as part of the events...

How the Mines of Laurion Saved Ancient Athens — and Western Civilization

Laurion, Greece, which lies approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Athens between Thoricus and Sounion, was famous in ancient times for its productive...

Three Globally Recognized Greek Artists Present Works on Rhodes

Until the 29th of July, the exhibition under the title «Images of the World-Illusions of the Universe» is taking place in Rhodes Island in...

First Four Volumes of ‘Cyprus File’ Presented to Tsipras, Pavlopoulos

The first four volumes of the 'Cyprus File' were delivered by the Greek Parliament to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on...

Leaving the City of Crisis for the Village of Figs: Marinos’ Story

Marinos Tousert is another young graduate who left Athens in the midst of the economic crisis and relocated to his village in order to get...

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