Remembering December 2014’s “Norman Atlantic” Ferry Disaster (video)

On December 28, 2014 the passenger ferry "Norman Atlantic" caught fire in the Strait of Otranto in the Adriatic Sea, en route from the...

Benaki Museum Hosts Exhibit on Greek Architect Who Built Skopje in 1960’s

Constantinos Doxiadis was a Greek architect who played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the city of Skopje in 1963 following a devastating...

Uniquely Greek Christmas Customs

Christmas holiday customs have become globalized in the past few decades, with Santa Claus or the Christmas tree appearing in unusual places, and even...

Christmas Carols From Every Corner of Greece (videos)

Greece is a country where traditions and customs are a part of modern, everyday life. Most holidays in Greece are celebrated traditionally, and Christmas...
Ten Dishes that Give a Greek Flavor to your Christmas Dinner

Ten Dishes to Add Greek Flavor to Your Christmas Dinner

Greece is a country with deep religious traditions, a strong sense of family, and a very festive spirit. And those are the necessary ingredients...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution...

Important Christian Monument Discovered in Cyprus

An important Christian site has just been discovered in Cyprus with mosaics which bear clear inscriptions in Greek, according to an Athens Macedonia News...
Irini Kokolaki preparing to taste olive oil

How to Choose One of the Healthiest Gifts — Olive Oil

By Irini Kokolaki and Lisa Radinovsky Still not sure of the best gift to give that special person this Christmas? Looking for something that won’t...

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Candidate for European Museum of the Year

The Costas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens was nominated as the  "European Museum of 2019" by the European Museum Forum (EMF) on...

The Dance of Zalongo and the Self-Sacrifice of Greek Women

The Dance of Zalongo is considered to be a monumental act of bravery and defiance against the Ottoman rulers by the women of Epirus,...

Pavlopoulos Speaks Against Nazism at Kalavryta Ceremony

The danger of Nazi atrocities is not over, and European democracies must never allow such ideologies to determine the future again, Greek President Prokopios...

Kalavryta: The Bloodiest Nazi Massacre in Greece (video)

December 13, 1943 marks the date of the worst atrocity committed in Greece by the Nazi occupying forces, as more than 500 innocent civilians...

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