Historic Greek City of Eleusis to Become “European Culture Capital 2021”

Only 20 km (12 miles) from Athens, Elefsina (Eleusis) is an ancient city which became an industrial hub in the nineteenth century. Over the...

The Lion’s Den: When Big Cats Roamed Greece (video)

Greek scientists believe that a cave near Vravrona, about 40 km (25 miles) east of Athens, was a hideout for lions and panthers which...

Love, Kindness and Drama: Life Aboard Onassis’ Legendary Yacht Revealed

The captain of Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht "Christina" broke his long self-imposed silence on Wednesday, speaking about the celebrities the Greek tycoon once entertained...

Controversial Documentary Claims Jesus Christ Was Greek

''Bible Conspiracies'', a new documentary series distributed by Worldwide Multimedia, suggests that Jesus Christ was not actually a Jewish man but a Greek philosopher called Apollonius...

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...

The Greek Ghost-Town of Paleo Mavronoros in Epirus

Paleo Mavronoros, an abandoned village in the Greek province of Epirus, has a long history of valiant resistance to tyrannical overlords -- and a unique...

British Actress Janet Suzman Says ”Parthenon Marbles Need Attica’s Sun”

Dame Janet Suzman, actress and chair of the British Committee for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles wrote an article on Saturday in Greece's...

100 Years Since the Founding of the First Greek Basketball Team

2019 marks one hundred years since the first basketball team was founded in Greece. It all began when a group of young men who were...

Xilouris’ Rebellious Cretan Voice Still Resonates

  For Cretans, and lovers of music, Feb. 8 is a sad day. It marks the anniversary of the death of one of Crete's greatest...

The Dark Secret of The Greek Island Paradise of Trikeri

The tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula is one of Greece's lesser-known idylls. There are no...

Mount Athos: A Monastic Community Where Time Stands Still (video)

Mount Athos, referred to in Greek as the "Holy Mountain", is one of the most important centers of the Christian Orthodox world. Home to twenty...

BBC Film Portrays Ten Years of Financial Turmoil in Greece (video)

The nail-biting weeks leading up to the first Greek bailout in 2010 are the subject of a new BBC documentary which aired on February...

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