Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Thessaly, central Greece, has laid claim to the tallest natural Christmas tree this year in Greece. The fir tree grew...

Athenians Get Into the Christmas Spirit

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), south of Athens, was transformed into a glittering Christmas destination for both children and adults over the...

Hollywood Stars Shoot Nude Scene on the Streets of Athens

Sebastian Stan, best known for playing grim "Winter Soldier" Bucky Barnes in Marvel's Avengers films, braved the Athens chill on Monday night to film...

Olympia International Film Festival Kicks off Dec. 1

The 21st annual Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People will take place from December 1-8 in the cities of Pyrgos and...

First Post-War Greek Beauty Queen Dies at 83

Daisy Mavraki, crowned as Greece's 1952 "Star Hellas" died on Thursday in Athens aged 83. Mavraki, born in Crete, was voted the most beautiful Greek...

We Vote Corfu! Greek Island Competes For Europe’s Best Filming Location

Corfu is a finalist in a European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) competition for the best European shooting location for television and film. The island was proposed...

Onassis vs. Niarchos: The Battle of the Legendary Greek Tycoons

Aristotle Onassis and Stavros Niarchos had two completely different personalities, but one common destiny -- to shape the 20th century in Greece. Aristotle Onassis was born...

The Ancient Greek Model Who Disrobed For Her Freedom

Phryne the Thespian was a notable hetaira, or courtesan, of Athens, who has been remembered throughout the millennia for her dramatic trial which she...

Tycoon, Skorpios Owner Rybolovlev Arrested in Monaco

Russian tycoon Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested on Tuesday morning in Monaco following an order issued by a local prosecutor stemming from corruption charges. Rybolovlev, who...

Meet the Greek Jeweler that Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand of international proportions thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, fragrances,...

Greece’s MEGA TV Shuts Down After 29 Years of Operation

Greece's first private TV station, MEGA channel, closed early Sunday, after digital provider Digea stopped broadcasting its program. The provider's announcement informed that following a...

Sofia Vembo, the Singer of Victory

Sofia Vembo – The infamous Greek singer of the 20th century, became synonymous with the epic Greek victories against the fascist Italian troops in...

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