Ceremonies for the 100th Anniversary of the Pontic Genocide Culminate at Turkish Consulate

The ceremonies for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Pontian Greeks' genocide on Sunday culminated at the Turkish Consulate, with Pontic associations...

Greek PM Tsipras Meets with Pontic Associations on the 100th Anniversary of the Pontic...

"Tomorrow is a very important day for Hellenism as a whole, not just for Pontian Hellenism. It is a day of remembrance of the...

Pontic Greek Still Spoken by Thousands in Northern Turkey

Pontian Greeks may have been forced out of their homeland one hundred years ago, but their language still lives today, in communities near Turkey's...

100 Years Since the Pontian Genocide

  It has been 100 years since the Pontian Genocide, and Pontic Greeks remember May 19 as a black day each and every year. At...

Pontic Greeks in Thessaloniki Commemorate 100 Years Since Genocide

Hundreds of Pontic Greeks gathered in central Thessaloniki on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the Turks upon their ancestors. The...

World’s First Computer Was Found in Greek Shipwreck at Antikythera

It was exactly 117 years ago -- May 17, 1902 -- when Spirydon Stais visited a museum which housed treasures from an ancient shipwreck. Among...
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The Magic of Recreating Ancient Greek Masterpieces (video)

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are sold at the country's archaeological sites, monuments and museums. The...

The “Lady of Ro,” Greece’s Joan of Arc

Today marks the anniversary of the death of a lady who lived alone on a remote Greek island but whose small daily act of...

Thousands Gather at Fort Roupel to Reenact Historic WWII Battle

Thousands of people made a kind of a pilgrimage on May 11 and 12 to the site of the battlefields surrounding Greece's legendary Fort...

Historic Decision Made to Rebuild Part of the Parthenon

The Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided on Wednesday that a part of the Parthenon, now in ruins on the Athens Acropolis, is to be...

May 1st Marks 43rd Anniversary of Death of Anti-Junta Hero Panagoulis

May 1, 2019 marks the forty-third anniversary of Alexandros Panagoulis' death on the first of May in 1976 in Athens. Panagoulis became well-known for his...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis...

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