Greece to Restore Palace of Pella, the Birthplace of Alexander the Great

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided earlier this week to approve a study which aims to preserve, restore and put on display two buildings...

Greece’s Syros Ready to Swing to Tango Rhythms in International Festival

The beautiful Aegean island of Syros is ready to be swept away by tango music and dancing between June 14 and 17, as world-renowned...

The “Lady of Ro,” Greece’s Joan of Arc

Today marks the anniversary of the death of a lady who lived alone on a remote Greek island but whose small daily act of...

Thousands Gather at Fort Roupel to Reenact Historic WWII Battle

Thousands of people made a kind of a pilgrimage on May 11 and 12 to the site of the battlefields surrounding Greece's legendary Fort...

Historic Decision Made to Rebuild Part of the Parthenon

The Greek Central Archaeological Council (KAS) decided on Wednesday that a part of the Parthenon, now in ruins on the Athens Acropolis, is to be...

Greek Authorities Revoke License for Tall Building Near Acropolis

The Greek Ministry of Culture revoked the license for the construction of a new, multi-level building which had been planned for Athens' Koukaki neighborhood...

Hermes of Praxiteles Statue Remains a Timeless Symbol of Hellenism

The statue of Hermes and the Infant Dionysus supposedly created by Praxiteles was discovered on May 8, 1877 but its influential presence makes it...

Modern Art Meets Ancient Ruins at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

For the first time, a modern art exhibition is being held on Delos island. Greece's 5,000-year-old archaeological site was once a flourishing trading center...

Google Adds Naxos’ Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open...

May 1st Marks 43rd Anniversary of Death of Anti-Junta Hero Panagoulis

May 1, 2019 marks the forty-third anniversary of Alexandros Panagoulis' death on the first of May in 1976 in Athens. Panagoulis became well-known for his...

New Book Reveals the Sunken Treasures of the Greek Seas

A new book released recently documents hundreds of shipwrecks in Greek waters from 1830 to the mid of the 20th century. Hellenic Navy Commander Panagiotis...

You’d Better Believe it: Fascinating Facts about Greece

Everyone knows that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, the birthplace of democracy, that it has a stunningly beautiful coastline, and that our...

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