Big Cretan Serenade Over Rethymno

Anogia, Rethymno, was the meeting point on Aug. 11 for the people of the Greek island of Crete who put together the biggest serenade...

The History of Panagia Soumela Holy Icon

According to the tradition of the Orthodox Church, the miraculous icon of Panagia Soumela that is located in the homonymous Holy Church in Vermio,...

Kefaloyianni Sees Crete’s Archaeological Museum

Minister of Tourism Olga Kefaloyianni expressed her satisfaction with the reopening of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete. The museum was closed for years,...

Critchley Says Parthenon Marbles Are Greece’s

Simon Critchley, a professor of philosophy at The New School in New York City, brought the house down at the 23d World Congress of...

Thermopylae Remembers The 300 Spartans

A ceremony marking the last stand of the 300 Spartans and their Greek allies against the Persian hordes of King Xerxes at the Pass...

Lechaina Student Out Of This World

Krinio Marouda, a student from Lechaina, a town in Elis, West Greece, won the bronze medal at the 7th International Olympiad on Astronomy and...

Philosophy Revived at Plato’s Academy

Philosophers from around the world gathered at the place where their practice really had its roots - Plato's Academy - in an Athens neighborhood...

Public Breastfeeding Protest in Santorini

“Breastfeeding is health”. With this slogan young mothers with the support of the PanHellenic Network of Voluntary Groups of Support of Breastfeeding and Motherhood...

Bulgarian Sculptors Prefer Greek Marble

The renowned Bulgarian sculptor Kamen Tanev and his wife Albena Mihaylova, who is also sculptor and painter, have been guests at the Myrό Antiques...

Two Brothers In Milos Arrested for Stealing Antiquities

Two brothers, 37 and 38 years-old were arrested and accused on August 4 on the Greek island of Milos for violation of legislation on...

Minister of Culture Booed at Herodion

The Minister of Culture, Panos Panagiotopoulos, provoked the audience’s strong disapproval during his welcoming speech at the opening event of the 23rd World Congress...

Music Festival Marks Mt. Olympus’ 100th

A special festival of arts, music, ideas and gastronomy, entitled Olympolis Art Music Project, is taking place during these days at the foot of...

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