Greek Student Invents Online Braille Transcription System

  A brilliant young Greek postgraduate student Apostolos Garoufos, and his professor, Telemachus Goudas, have created a new, revolutionary software for the blind. Named "MinaDot",...

Missing Ancient Artifact ‘Stone of Nikouria’ Rediscovered on Amorgos

An ancient stone tablet bearing a historic inscription of the Resolution of Nikouria, dating back to the 3rd century BC, has resurfaced on the...

Actress and Singer Marianna Toli Passes Away

Acclaimed actress and singer Marianna Toli, who represented Greece at the 1977 Eurovision song contest passed away on Saturday, after a long battle with...
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Thessaloniki’s Christmas Magic Captured in Spectacular Drone Video

The city of Thessaloniki has been covered in millions of twinkling Christmas lights and other festive decorations as Greece's second largest metropolis undergoes a...

New Year’s Eve in Ancient Times

Contrary to what some may believe, celebrating the advent of the New Year on January 1st amidst the cold bleakness of winter is actually...

Remembering December 2014’s “Norman Atlantic” Ferry Disaster (video)

On December 28, 2014 the passenger ferry "Norman Atlantic" caught fire in the Strait of Otranto in the Adriatic Sea, en route from the...

Benaki Museum Hosts Exhibit on Greek Architect Who Built Skopje in 1960’s

Constantinos Doxiadis was a Greek architect who played a crucial role in the rebuilding of the city of Skopje in 1963 following a devastating...

Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960's. International singers gave new, modern twists...

Greek Students Make Gluten-free Bread From Chestnut Flour

Students from the Thessaly University of Applied Sciences (TEI) and Peloponnese University of Applied Sciences have made gluten-free bread using flour from chestnuts as...

Uniquely Greek Christmas Customs

Christmas holiday customs have become globalized in the past few decades, with Santa Claus or the Christmas tree appearing in unusual places, and even...

Christmas Carols From Every Corner of Greece (videos)

Greece is a country where traditions and customs are a part of modern, everyday life. Most holidays in Greece are celebrated traditionally, and Christmas...

Greek Resistance Legend Themis Marinos Dies at 101

Themis Marinos, the famous member of the British resistance group BLO and author of many books regarding the period of the Greek resistance during...

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