Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center...

Program Unveiled for Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2019

  The schedule for the 2019 version of the spectacular annual arts festival taking place in Athens and Epidaurus, Greece was announced on Tuesday. The festival...

ELSTAT: Visitors and Revenue to Museums, Archaeological Sites Up in Jan-Oct 2018

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites in October 2018 posted a 13.4 pct and 12.4 pct rise respectively in comparison with the same...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime...

Old Athens Comes To Life in Remarkable Exhibit at Benaki Museum

A photography exhibition opens on Wednesday in the Greek capital, with the rare black and white photos shot by the famous photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson...

Chinese Artist’s Statues To Adorn Port of Thessaloniki

Fifteen statues created by the Chinese artist Xu Hongfei will be installed at Pier I of the port of Thessaloniki between December 17 and...

We Vote Corfu! Greek Island Competes For Europe’s Best Filming Location

Corfu is a finalist in a European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) competition for the best European shooting location for television and film. The island was proposed...

The Ancient Greek Model Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who has been remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she...

Meet the Greek Jeweler that Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand of international proportions thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, fragrances,...

Sofia Vembo, the Singer of Victory

Sofia Vembo – The infamous Greek singer of the 20th century, became synonymous with the epic Greek victories against the fascist Italian troops in...

Thessaloniki’s Film Festival To Pay Tribute to Greek Queer Cinema

The 59th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, running from November 1 to November 11, will present a large tribute to the Greek queer cinema, with...

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