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Ropoto: Inside Greece’s Sinking Ghost Town

Ropoto was once a thriving village near Trikala in Greece's Thessaly and home to three hundred families, but a landslide in 2012 turned the village into a ghost town. Today, forgotten by people and authorities, Ropoto’s terrain is still sinking,...

Netflix’s The Crown With a New Queen

The Crown, a drama series about Queen Elizabeth II and her extended family, will premiere season five on November 9th with Imelda Staunton as the new queen. The debut will come two months after the repose of Queen Elizabeth II...

Thessaloniki’s White Tower a Treasure of European Film Culture

The European Film Academy (EFA) has included the White Tower of Thessaloniki on the list of Treasures of European Film Culture. According to a recent announcement by EFA, in light of this year’s 35th European Film Awards, the Academy has...

Greek Film Expo: 12 Movies to Be Screened in New York

The Hellenic Film Society USA (HFS) has announced the lineup for its annual New York Greek Film Expo, a Greek film festival for all New Yorkers not to be missed. The festival is set to be held between September 29th...

Sister Nectaria: The Only Greek in Kolkata Is Mother to Thousands

A Greek Orthodox nun in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India has become a symbol of the eternal fight against poverty, illiteracy, child trafficking, and prostitution in the city. Sister Nectaria Paridisi, by most accounts the only Greek individual left in Kolkata,...

Desert Monks: The Orthodox Brotherhood of Saint Anthony in Arizona

In 1995, six Orthodox monks left Mount Athos in Greece and came to the US to start Saint Anthony Orthodox Monastery in the Arizona desert.

Greeks in Panama: A Small But Thriving Community in Latin America

Greeks are indeed everywhere, even in the tiny Central American nation of Panama where a small Greek community has made great positive impact.

Meet the Only Greek Coffee Grower in Colombia

Greek Coffee grower DImitrios Christopoulos arrived in Colombia a few years ago, without knowing anything about coffee.

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.

The Greeks of Cairo: The Fascinating Bond Between Greece and Egypt

The small, but vibrant, community of Greeks, with roots deep in history, remains in the Egyptian capital of Cairo to this day.

Journalist Reveals Legacy of British Rule, Turkish Invasion on Cyprus

Johnny Harris, an independent American journalist and filmmaker, recently released his first video in a four-part series about the history of Cyprus, including the enduring legacy of British colonialism and the tragic impact of the Turkish invasion of the...

Giorgos Hatziparaskos: The Last Phyllo Master of Greece

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still keep their magic alive. Inside ancient workshops, artisans, craftsmen, and even lutists still treasure the...

The Greek Actor Who Became a Star in Uganda, Africa

A Greek actor and photographer has been making a name for himself in Africa, where he has become a breakout star.

The Greek Marijuana Expert of Hollywood

Toula Poulopoulos, a Greek-American from Chicago, has become a marijuana expert in West Hollywood, California.

The Greek Priest Building Schools in Africa

Father Antonios Mutyaba is not your usual Greek priest. He is responsible for the education of hundreds of children in Uganda, East Africa.