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Birdseye View of Magical Kavala, Greece (video)

The magic of Kavala, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia, is captured in this video by Up Drones. The city is amphitheatrically built on the...

Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been...

Mikis Theodorakis Returns Home After Lengthy Hospital Stay

Composer Mikis Theodorakis was released from the hospital on Thursday after sixteen days of treatment for a heart condition. Theodorakis, 93, was transported on February...
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Greek Song Gets More than 100 Million Views on YouTube (video)

A song by Greek performer Nikos Vertis has reached almost 100,200,000 views on YouTube since its release in 2014, and is now believed to...

Adoption Procedures in Greece Updated and Streamlined

New Greek laws on adopting and fostering children, which were instituted in May of 2018, aim to make the once notoriously onerous procedures less time-consuming and...

Turkish Company Launches Ferry Services Between Athens and Izmir

Ferryboat services between the Greek coastal town of Lavrion, near Athens, and Cesme, near Turkey's Izmir, will begin as of June 2, 2019, according...

Athens’ Syntagma Square Becomes a Hollywood Studio on Sunday

Athens' city center was completely cordoned off on Sunday, March 10, to allow the cast and crew of the upcoming movie ''Born To Be...

Greece Seeks EU’s ”Protected Geographical Indication” Status for Greek Yogurt

Stavros Arachovitis, the Greek Minister of Agricultural Development and Food, revealed recently that the country is in the process of obtaining the EU's ''Protected Geographical...

Lagana, Ηalvas and Τaramas, The Greek Delicacies of Clean Monday

Lagana, halvas, and taramas, otherwise known as “the Koulouma,” are the official foods of the first day of Lent in Greece, a day known as...

How to Make a Traditional Kite for Clean Monday in Greece (video)

Kathara Deftera, or "Clean Monday" — the beginning of Lent among Orthodox Christians — is the day Greeks fly kites (which are symbolic of...

Twenty Instagrammers Capture Greece As We Have Never Seen it Before

Visit Greece the official website for the Greek Tourism Organization asked twenty Instagrammers famous for their photo skills to shoot across the country and...

Greek Carnival Reaches Climax with a Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Carnival season, or “Apokries” in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

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