Greece Records 36 New Coronavirus Deaths as Lockdown Remains in Place

Greece recorded a total of 1,269 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday and 36 new deaths, according to the nation's authorities.

Coronavirus: Greece Surpasses 850,000 Vaccinations, 1630 New Cases Saturday

Greece has now surpassed 850,000 Coronavirus vaccinations, while another 50 vaccination centers will be added to the current 750.

UK 2021 Holiday Bookings for Greece Rise By Astonishing 96%

The holiday bookings of British nationals to Greece for 2021 have risen recently by a stunning 96 percent, travel agency Skyscanner has confirmed.

Attica’s Tiny Islet That Has Its Own Natural Pool

A tiny islet off the coast of Attica near the Kaki Thalassa area has such a shape that it gives the impression it features a swimming pool.

Greek Astronomer Confirms Einstein with his Black Hole Study

The first image of a black hole, captured in 2019 by Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis, has revealed more support for Einstein's theory of general relativity.

Trachanas: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.

Ancient Greeks Used Dangerous Cosmetics in Eternal Search for Beauty

The Greek word "kosmetika" is the root of the English word ‘cosmetics.’ The word also meant any product that protected the hair and face.

Greece, USA Participate in Joint Naval Exercises in Arabian Gulf

Greek and U.S. Coast Guard and naval forces conducted joint exercises in the Arabian Gulf in one of the most strategically-important areas of the world.

Greek-American Yannis Dimoulis Creates Community Through Comedy

Designer Yannis Dimoulis uses his platform of over 23,000 followers to explore the often-comedic nuances of being Greek-American.

Leadership 100 Conference Pays Tribute to Greek Bicentennial

The 30th Annual Leadership 100 Conference, held virtually, which ran from February 17-19, 2021, concluded with a resounding musical program last Friday.

86-Year-Old Greek Baker Wows Tourists with Traditional Phyllo Flair

Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people who creates the iconic Greek phyllo dough by hand.

Theodoriana: The Fairy Tale Greek Village with the Double Waterfall

The breathtaking village of Theodoriana, nestled in the Tzoumerka mountain range in Greece, looks like something out of a fairy tale.

First Coronavirus Case in Greece Announced Exactly One Year Ago

It was on this day, February 26, one year ago that the first case of coronavirus was confirmed and officially announced in Greece.

Greek War of Independence: The Unsung Heroes

The Greek War of Independence had many heroes. The first names that come to mind are: Kolokotronis, Karaiskakis, Papaflessas, Bouboulina, Diakos, Kanaris

Turkey Reiterates Right to Defend “Blue Homeland”

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar declared that his country is determined to defend its rights to the “Blue Homeland,” referring to the Aegean

Coronavirus Vaccine Certificate “By Summer” EU Leaders Decide

Thursday's coronavirus summit resulted in a surprisingly swift decision to issue vaccine certificates to ease travel by the Summer of 2021.

Coronavirus: Lockdown Extended in Attica; 1,790 Cases Friday

The number of coronavirus patients undergoing intubation, an intensive treatment used to facilitate breathing, remains high in Greece.

When Will Americans Be Allowed to Travel to Greece This Year?

Americans have been a major part of summer tourism in Greece. Although they may not make up the largest contingent of visitors, they spend more.

German Embassy Celebrates Bicentennial of Greek War of Independence

The German Embassy in Athens will begin its year-long commemoration of the Greek War of Independence with a celebration of 21 German philhellenes.

The 1821 Greek Revolution Began in the Fierce Mountain Stronghold of Mani

Mani was the place where the Greek uprising against Ottoman rule actually started and not in Kalavryta on March 25th, 1821 - as is often believed.

Greek-American Brothers Explore Beauty and Legacy of the East Med

Two Greek-American brothers are looking to explore the modern legacy of what connects the Eastern Mediterranean with their new storytelling platform

Greek Sitcom Captivates Diaspora in Germany

A Greek sitcom called ''Familie Foukara'' that was created by Greek actors and actresses who live in Germany has a new TV series airing on Youtube. 

Bringing Folk Music from Rhodes into the Modern Age

Nikos Tzellos, a young musician from Rhodes, has made it his mission to revive the folk music of his island for the modern era.

China Cultural Center in Athens Launches Virtual Kung Fu Competition

In cooperation with the Chinese Embassy in Athens, the China Cultural Center in Athens has launched a virtual kung fu and video contest.

Lia Bozonelis Interview: Making “Safer at Home” Thriller in a Pandemic

While a lot of Hollywood has been dealing with the pandemic, writer/producer Lia Bozonelis decided to make a movie, called "Safer at Home."

Greek-American Artist Zoe Behrakis Releases Third Single: ‘Strangers’

Up-and-coming Greek-American pop singer Zoe Behrakis has released her third single, called "Strangers," on Friday. It is available on all streaming platforms.

Crete’s Rizitika Songs Pass Oral History on to New Generations

Rizitika songs are the oldest type of Cretan music, originating from the western part of the Greek island, but now heard in central and eastern Crete as well.

Man Arrested for Illegal Excavation in Amphipolis

Found with a metal detector in his hand, a 68-year old man was arrested on Sunday for illegally excavating in the archaeological site of Amphipolis.

Apollo Vs Agamemnon: The Plague in Ancient Greece was Divine Wrath

The plague appeared in Greece as a weapon of divine wrath. Agamemnon, offended the priest of Apollo and the God spread pestilence among the Greeks.

Ancient Greek Spells and Charms for the Hapless in Love

By Adam Parker, PhD Candidate in Classical Studies, The Open University. Valentine’s Day is not all love hearts and roses for everyone. For the hapless...

Finding Your Soulmate, the Ancient Greek Way

By Firmin DeBrabander, Professor of Philosophy, Maryland Institute College of Art In the beginning, humans were androgynous. So says Aristophanes in his fantastical account of...

Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens Gets a Makeover

The Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens is getting a makeover in what is seen as the single most difficult and important maintenance project...

Greek Village Boasts True Descendants of Sparta

There is a Greek village in Mani, on the Peloponnesian peninsula, called Neochori where all the residents boast that they are true descendants of...

Vasilopita Recipe: Greek New Year’s Cake

Here's a traditional recipe to make the luckiest New Year's Greek cake aka Vasilopita.

Homemade Authentic Greek Baklava Recipe

Here's an easy and authentic recipe to make the Greek favorite dessert Baklava. Ingredients PHYLLO DOUGH 16oz / 450gr BUTTER 14oz / 400gr GROUND CINNAMON...

Recipe: Imam Baildi aka Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Here's a traditional recipe of Imam baildi, aka Greek stuffed eggplants, a Greek favorite dish. Try it with our favorite olive oil: https://goo.gl/AJgSH2 from...