Greek Restaurants Join European “Empty Chairs” Protest

Greek cities participated in "Empty Chairs", a Europe-wide event to protest the shutdown of restaurants and cafes during the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing...

Greece Marks War of Independence Anniversary Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

A handful of politicians led by President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou, PM Mitsotakis and leaders of opposition parties, together with the top leadership of...

Olympic Flame Handover for Tokyo Games Held at Empty Panathenaic Stadium

The Olympic flame handover ceremony for the Tokyo Games was held without spectators on Thursday in Athens in an effort to contain the coronavirus...

Greece Presents its Song for 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Greek State Broadcaster ERT released on Sunday the song with which the country will compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's largest annual...

Greek Climate Activist Spreads Message by Cycling Around the World

A Greek activist is launching a campaign to raise awareness about climate change by cycling a total of 7,500 km (4,660 miles), a minimum...

Apokries: Carnival Season Kicks Off in Greece

The carnival season, or "Apokries," has arrived once again in Greece, and cities and towns throughout the country are now preparing for a full...

Key Players in Shipping Industry to Gather in Athens for Capital Link Forum

Key players in the shipping industry, including influential members of the financial community such as commercial and investment bankers, will gather in Athens on...

Greece’s Civitel Hotels & Resorts Wins Prestigious Awards

Civitel Attik and Civitel Olympic, both members of Civitel Hotels & Resorts, which were nominated for the first time in three categories during the Venue Awards...

Greek Antiquities Meet 19th Century Art in Exhibition on 1821 Revolution

An exhibit juxtaposing Greek antiquities with 18th and 19th century works of art will open at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on February...

World’s Largest Robotics Festival to Be Held in Athens in April 2020

Europe's largest festival and competition revolving around robotics, called the Robotex Festival, will be held in Athens on April 4-5, 2020, at Athens' Serafeio...

Patra’s 2020 Carnival Kicks off With Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the famous Carnival of the city of Patras took place on Saturday, January 18 in Greece's third-largest city. Patras' Carnival is...

Spectacular Annual Chios Rocket War Under Threat as Organizers Fold

The organization which keeps alive the 200-year-old custom of the "Rocket War" on the Greek island of Chios announced on Thursday it is closing...

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