Dozens of Local Bands and Orchestras Make Corfu the Music Capital of Greece

Corfu can easily be called the most musical island in Greece, with hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras and bands. Even the...

Manos Hatzidakis: The Greek Composer Who Sold “Lottery Tickets in Heaven”

Along with Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis was Greece's greatest composer and his music can easily be called the soundtrack of 20th century Greece. His...

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brothers to Host Charity Event on Mykonos

NBA superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo announced that he will host a charity event called "Give 'n Rise" alongside his brothers, the "Antetokounbros," on July 6...

1943 Letter Reveals British Museum Trustee Wanted to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greece's Ta Nea newspaper published on Friday an explosive two-page letter written by British art historian Kenneth Clark dating back to 1943. The heretofore unknown letter...

1987: The Year Greeks Began Their Love Affair with the Orange Ball

Up until 1987, Greek basketball was as mediocre as Greek football usually is at a European level. Yet on June 14, 1987, something miraculous...

Christiano Ronaldo On Holiday at Favorite Greek Resort

Fresh after lifting the UEFA Nations League trophy for Portugal last weekend, footballer Christiano Ronaldo and his family arrived for a well-deserved holiday at...

Chinese Doctors Take Hippocratic Oath on Greek Island of Kos

Chinese doctors participated in a Wednesday ceremony which revived the Hippocratic Oath at its very birthplace, the Asclepeion archaeological site on the Greek island...

Vikos Gorge: Greece’s Grand Canyon (video)

It is known as "Greece's Grand Canyon," and its dizzying cliffs are a wonder of the natural world in Greece. Although in depth it...

Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece (video)

Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any number of other Greek islands, but there is one vital...

Mesmerizing 1926 Photo Portraying Athenian Coffee Culture Goes Viral

A striking image shot by Greek photographer Christos Kaplanis in 1926 at Athens' Syntagma Square has resurfaced in glorious color and has already gone...

Shackled Skeletons from Ancient Greece to Get Underground Display

Greece's Central Archaeological Council (KAS) on Tuesday announced that they have decided to construct an underground "shell" which will permanently protect and display the...
One & Olive olive oil, the top Greek winner at the Athena International Olive Oil Competition

Greek Olive Oils Win 65 Medals at International Competition in Greece

At the 4th edition of the Athena International Olive Oil Competition this spring, Greek olive oils took home 65 medals and a number of...

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