Greece’s History of Loans Since 1824

Greece has been in the center of international attention since 2008 due to the financial crisis that broke in the country. However, this is...

Greece’s Nafpaktos Marks Defeat of Ottoman Navy in Spectacular Fashion (video)

The town of Nafpaktos in western Greece marked on Saturday the anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto with a spectacular display of battling ships...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

May 19, Pontian Greek Genocide Remembrance Day

In 1994, May 19 was selected by the Greek parliament as the day to commemorate the Pontian Greek Genocide by the Turks. The Pontic...

The Athletes Behind Greece’s 120 Years of Olympic Medals

Greece is the birthplace of the Olympics and ever since the revival of the Olympic Games in 1896, Greece has participated in all of the...

Former Athens Airport Turned into a Plane Graveyard (video)

The Athens former airport, Hellinikon, has become a graveyard for many abandoned Olympic Airways planes. As the airport awaits redevelopment, these spectacular images captured by...

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,...

Greece Considers Legalizing Buildings Inside Ancient Sites

The Greek parliament is considering a bill that will make the legalization of private structures located inside archaeological and historic sites easier, according to...

Santorini’s Prehistoric Akrotiri Harbor Studied

Research that began earlier this year is still underway at the lost port of Akrotiri on Santorini island. Akrotiri is the name of the...

When Turkey Banned the Teaching of Greek on Imbros and Tenedos Islands

July 1 marks the anniversary of the day Turkey banned the teaching of the Greek language on the islands of Imbros and Tenedos, (now...

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

National Technical University to Honour Le Corbusier in Series of Events

The National Technical University and the school of architecture are organising a series of events on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the...

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