Meet the Greek Heroine Saving Lives in the Aegean

Captain Maria Konti of the Greek Coast Guard, based in Lesvos, is so busy saving the lives of migrants crossing from Turkey that she...
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Katerine Duska’s “Better Love” Eurovision Song for Greece Released (video)

Greek-Canadian singer Katerine Duska on Wednesday released the song with which she will participate in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, representing the nation of...

Athens’ Central Streets Blocked Off on Sunday For Movie Filming

The Greek police announced on Thursday morning that the main streets in central Athens will be shut off on Sunday due to a movie...

Mikis Theodorakis Treated for Heart Problems in Hospital

Renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has been hospitalized in Athens for over a week after suffering from heart problems, a hospital source said Thursday. Theodorakis,...

Greece Remembers the Iconic Melina Mercouri

It has been 25 years since Melina Mercouri died this day in 1994 but her picture in front of the Parthenon that adorns the...

Flashback to the Greek Peasants’ Uprising

The statue of the unknown farmer marks the place in Thessaly, central Greece, when more than a century ago poor farmers started a revolt...

Singer Keith Flint and The Prodigy’s Close Ties to Greece (Video)

Following Keith Flint's shocking and unexpected death on March 4, 2019, Greek fans of the British band '"The Prodigy" remember the relationship the famous...

How the Mines of Laurion Saved Ancient Athens — and Western Civilization

Laurion, Greece, which lies approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Athens between Thoricus and Sounion, was famous in ancient times for its productive...

Thousands Gather for Spectacular Display at Greece’s Patras Carnival (video)

Thousands of revelers thronged the streets of the western Greek town of Patras on Sunday, joining in on the colorful annual ritual of Carnival...

Oldest Mosque on Greece’s Lesvos to Be Restored

A dilapidated 17th-century Muslim place of worship built on Lesvos to honor an Ottoman sultan’s unknown “Queen Mother” will be restored, using a 1.2-million-euro...

Experts at Delphi Forum Say Greece Needs to Reverse Brain Drain, Lower Taxes

Renowned experts from around the world debated on the subject of the competitiveness of the Greek economy on Saturday at the Delphi Economic Forum. Deborah...

Leonard Cohen’s Greek Love Story Premiers in Thessaloniki Festival (video)

A touching film on the enduring love story between legendary Canadian folk singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen was screened at...

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