Fethiye Mosque Museum in Athens Reopens for Hadrian Exhibition

An exhibition entitled Hadrian! Savior and Builder, dedicated to the legendary emperor, will feature at the newly restored Fethiye Mosque in Athens’ Roman Agora...

March 25th Parade has Additional Significance this Year (video)

The annual March 25th parade in Athens in honor of Greece's 1821 War of Independence had additional significance this year since the country is...

Achilleion Palace’s Sculptures Declared Monuments

The sixty-one marble sculptures that adorn the halls, the terraces and gardens of Achilleion palace on Corfu, Greece, were declared monuments by the Central...

New Tablet and Smartphone Apps for Greek Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry in cooperation with the Simon Fraser University’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies in Canada are launching new apps for...

Turkish FinMin Accuses Greek President of Provocative Statements

The Turkish Foreign Ministry in a written statement said that recent comments by Greece's President of the Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos show "lack of knowledge...

Every Thessaloniki Metro Stop a Museum

“Every Thessaloni metro station can become a small museum. If the archaeological findings of the Athenian metro boosted its fame, the findings in Thessaloniki...

Turkey’s Continued Siege of Constantinople: Insulting Celebration of Greek Bloodshed on May 29

May 29 marks the 563rd anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

The Windmills of Lasithi that Saved Lives in Ethiopia, India

The Mayor of Lasithi Plateau Yiannis Stefanakis has petitioned Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports to include the windmills of Lasithi to the National...

September 3, 1843: When Greeks Forced Their German King to Grant a Constitution

After Greece gained its independence fighting off the Ottoman Empire, the Greek insurgents called upon Ioannis Kapodistrias, a former foreign minister of Russia, to take over...

Greece Remembers the Nazi Massacre at Distomo

The massacre at Distomo remains to this day one of the most atrocious crimes the Nazis committed against innocent women and children, only months before...

Chania: Celebrating 100 Years Since the Union

The official program for the events was announced today by Nikos Papadakis, the President of the National Research Foundation “Eleftherios Venizelos.” It will include...

Italy To Officially Apologize For Declaring War Against Greece in 1940

78 years after Italy’s wanton declaration of war against Greece on October 28, 1940, the Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, will officially apologize on behalf...

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