New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to what some may believe, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st amidst the cold bleakness of winter is actually...

Greek PM: Polytechneio Symbolizes People’s Need for More Democracy

The Polytechneio uprising does not fade from memory because it symbolizes people's need and will for more democracy, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

The Greek Tradition of Eating Hake on March 25th

March 25th is the most important national holiday for Greece because it is the day Greeks revolted against the Ottomans and eventually gained their...

Ancient Greece’s 5,160 Original Names

Have you ever wondered how many different names there are in use today all over the world? We may not have the answer, but...

Aliki Diplarakou, Greece’s First “Miss Europe”

The first Greek woman to be crowned “Miss Europe” was Aliki Diplarakou way back in February of 1930. However, this Greek beauty was far from...

The Anniversary of the Battle of Navarino: A Major Victory in Greece’s War of...

One of the most crucial dates in Greece's War of Independence is October 20, 1827. It was on this date that a coalition of European powers...

British Library Returns Historic Documents to Greece

The British Library on Thursday returned three rare historic documents which had been illegally removed from the Panaghia Chrysopodaritissa Monastery in Achaia in 1979....

Zonars: The Revival of an Iconic Legend in the Heart of Athens

The iconic restaurant of the late 30s, Zonars, located in the center of Athens on the corner of Voukourestiou and Panepistimiou, has seen a...

CMP: Investigations in Military Zones in Nicosia, Kyrenia

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) is proceeding with the investigation of locating missing people in military zones in the regions of...

Scientific Paper Proves That Minoan Civilization Originated in Europe

"The first advanced Bronze Age civilization of Europe was established by the Minoans about 5,000 years before present," the new article, entitled "A European population in...

Cyprus Commemorates 41st Dark Anniversary of Turkish Invasion

It was the dawn of July 20, 1974, when sirens wailed in Cyprus as 43,000 heavily armed Turkish troops invaded the island from the...

Australian Archaeologists in Cyprus Exhibit

An exhibition of Cyprus Antiquities from the collection of the Nicholson Museum (University of Sydney), which is considered among the most important collections of...

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