Rediscovering the Music of the Ancient Greeks (video)

Music was ubiquitous in classical Greece, but somewhere along the line, the way in which it was composed and sounded in ancient Greece was...

The Island of Delos: Where Greek Myths, Cults and History Come Alive

When you want to escape to an Greek island which can transport you back to the times of the ancient Greek gods, look no...

5 Must Try Summertime Favorites in Athens, Greece

Athens is a breathtaking city. In fact, it is one of the oldest cities in the world with a recorded history of over 3,400...

Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Suffers Major Heart Attack

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is out of immediate danger at an Athens hospital after having suffered a major heart attack. Sources told Athens Macedonian News Agency...

Monument of Pet Dog is the New Exhibit in Athens’ National Archaeological Museum

A rare Roman-era funerary monument -- that may have been the grave of a pet dog  --is the 18th treasure to be brought out...

The Day When the Peak of the ‘Mountain of Ancient Greek Gods’ was Conquered

Today marks the 105th anniversary of the first climbers to reach Mount Olympus’s highest peak, famed for its place in Greek mythology as home...

Marble Slab with Ancient Inscription Discovered in Evia, Greece

A slab of marble with an ancient inscription was confiscated by the Hellenic Police in the area of Vathy in Evia. The object is of...

1801: When Lord Elgin Removed the First Sculptures from Parthenon to Take to England

It was late July, early August 1801 when Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, ambassador of England in Constantinople, took down sculptures from...

Heavy Metal Giants Iron Maiden Wave the Greek Flag at Athens Show

Heavy metal legends Iron Maiden, a band immensely popular in Greece, played to a sold-out crowd in Malakasa, near Athens, with singer Bruce Dickinson...

The Turbulent Life of Greece’s ‘National Star’ Aliki Vougiouklaki

Aliki Vougiouklaki, who passed away on July 23, 1996, was the most loved actress of post-war Greece, and the press and general public had...

Τomb of ‘Prominent Woman’ Unearthed in Greece’s Sikinos

A tomb of a prominent woman came to light in Episkopi, Sikinos, during the restoration work of the Episkopi Monument that the Ministry of...

22 July 1943: The Day Greeks Rebelled Against the Nazis for Macedonia

Greeks have a passionate love affair with Macedonia, and even during the darkest hour of modern Greek history during the brutal occupation of the...

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