Martha Graham Dance Company Visits Greece

Martha Graham, one of the greatest American dance companies, has carved its own path in dance history. This year it celebrates the long and...

10 of the Most Significant Writers of Ancient Greece

It is common knowledge that the foundation of western society derives from ancient Greece and more specifically from scripts of the ancient Greek scientist...

The Legend of Mouse Island, Corfu

Pontikonisi, also known as "Mouse Island", is a Greek islet located at the entrance of Halkiopoulos lagoon, opposite to the airport area in Corfu....

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

The Original Names of the City Athens and Their History

The origin of how one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens, attained its current name is a complicated story. Although few people are...

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...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

Choreographer of Athens 2004 Olympic Games To Present ‘STILL LIFE’ Worldwide

"STILL LIFE" visual performance, conceived and directed by Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou, and produced by 2WORKS with the support of the Onassis Cultural Centre in...

Ancient Greek Oracles and Prophecies

Man’s desire to know what the future holds is nothing new or out of the ordinary. In ancient times, the need to know what...

Quiz: What Greek Mythology Creature Are you?

  Answer the quiz below and find out what is your inner Greek Mythology creature!

Philoxenia: The Ancient Roots of Greek Hospitality

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a "friend to a stranger", is widely perceived to be synonymous to hospitality. For Greeks it is much...

Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

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