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The Zappeion: A Neoclassical Landmark in Athens

On this day, October 20, 1888 -- one hundred and thirty-two years ago -- Athens' iconic Zappeion Megaron first opened its doors to the...

48th Annual Book Festival to Take Place in Athens From August 30 to September...

The Association of Greece's Book Publishers (SEKV) will hold their longstanding annual book festival in Athens from August 30 to September 15 this year. The...

Greece Celebrates 40 Years Since it Joined the European Family

The office of the European Commission in Athens organized a massive event in Athens' ''Zappeion Megaron'' on Saturday to celebrate Europe Day and the...

Evading the Heatwave at the Lush Oasis of the National Garden in Athens

With temperatures rising as high as 41 degrees this week in Greece, locals and tourists alike can find some respite at the National Garden...

Culture’s Role as Tool of Soft Power and Economic Development Discussed at Civilizations Forum

The many ways in which countries can cooperate in promoting cultural heritage and intercultural dialog were the main topics discussed by the foreign ministers...

PM Tsipras: Cooperation of Civilizations Against Darkness of Utmost Importance

The "Forum of Ancient Civilizations" is an important initiative which starts from Greece with the participation of civilizations that have left their mark in...

Big Fat Indian Wedding in Greece

The biggest wedding that took place in Greece in recent years did not involve a Greek couple but a couple from India, and it...

Horse Injured After Carriage Collides With Taxi in Athens

A horse was injured after its carriage collided with a taxi in central Athens on Sunday afternoon, Hellenic Police says. The incident took place on...

Greek PM Hosts EU Med Summit to Hammer Out Joint Positions

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will receive the leadership of six Mediterranean EU member-states in Athens on Friday afternoon, for an EU Med Summit that...

Olympic Run in Athens with the Participation of Refugee Children

The Hellenic Olympic Academy invites Greek and refugee children to an Olive Wreath Run on Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 pm at Zappeion in...

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