Greek Archaeologists Make Major Discovery at Battle of Salamis Site

Marine archaeologists are announcing that they have discovered underwater artifacts at the site of a building where the naval battle of Salamis was fought...

Happy Yo-Yo Day! Yes, Greeks Invented This Too

Today, June 6, is National Yo-Yo Day and you deserve to know that the once popular toy has Greek roots, in fact it was invented by the Ancient Greeks. The yo-yo is considered the second-oldest toy in history after dolls. The first Yo-Yos were made of wood or terra cotta about 2,500 years ago in Ancient Greece and some of them are on display at the Greek Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Dimitri Platanias: The Greek Baritone Taking Europe by Storm (video)

It was only a few days ago when Greek baritone Dimitri Platanias had both audience and critics spellbound by his superlative performance as "Gerard"...

Statue of Alexander the Great to Grace Athens

Athens is preparing to erect a statue of the great Macedon king Alexander, which will be the first of its kind in the Greek...

Athens Kicks Off Carnival Season with a Tribute to Greece’s Folk Traditions

In a tribute to Greece's folk traditions during carnival, the Museum of Modern Greek Culture is collaborating with the Social Cooperative Enterprise (SCE) Folknet...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

Six-Year Old Greek Pianist is Now a Composer (video)

Stelios Kerasidis, the 6-year-old Greek pianist who has stunned the world with his talent, recently composed a moving song which he dedicated to his...

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