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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...

US Jazz Orchestra Performs in Aid of Athens Pre-term Newborns

The world-famous orchestra Jazz at Lincoln Center will perform for the first time in Greece in an Athens concert to support a good cause.

Orthodox Greeks Celebrate Dormition of The Virgin Mary

Worshippers across the world were celebrating the Dormition of Virgin Mary on Monday, one of the greatest days in the Greek Orthodox calendar.

August 15: Discover the Big Celebration of Tinos Island

  For Greeks, August 15 is one of the most important holidays on the calendar, but it is an especially huge day in Tinos. It's vacation time for most working Greeks, and a celebration of all the Marias, Marios, Panagiotis,...

Blindfolded Performance by American Teenage Musicians in Ancient Olympia

The Colorado Springs Youth Symphony Orchestra (CSYSA) stunned the audience in the opening event of the Ancient Olympia Festival of the Arts in the Peloponnese, Southern Greece.

Refugee Week Greece Arts Festival Runs Through June 26th

Refugee Week Greece, which bills itself as a community-led arts festival celebrating stories of migration, runs through June 26th in specified locations throughout the country. The June 20th start coincided with World Refugee Day, an international day designated by the...

Delphi Takes Center Stage As Summer Festival Kicks Off

A few weeks after the completion of the annual Delphi Economic Forum, the world-famous historical site in Central Greece once again gets ready to host local and international visitors, this time as the seat of a regional summer festival...

Greece’s European Stork Village Celebrates Return Of Migratory Birds

Greece celebrates the annual return of the majestic storks from Africa on June 4, with a special festival held at the Greek European Stork Village in Poros Ferron, North Eastern Greece.

Swedish Satire Filmed In Evia, Greece, Wins Palme D’Or 2022

Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness, filmed in Evia island, Greece, is the winner of this year's Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival.

Evia Film Project Offers Five Days of Free Events, June 15-19

A new film festival set in Euboea island, Central Greece, aspires to become the new meeting point for the global green cinema industry.

Australia Gears Up for the Return of Greek Festival Paniyiri

The Paniyiri Greek Festival returns to Brisbane, Australia after a two-year pandemic-induced pause on the weekend of May 21 and May 22, organizers announced this week. The Greek Festival is the largest cultural festival in Queensland and the longest-running Greek...

Worsening Weather Forecast As Easter Holiday Exodus Begins in Greece

A weather warning forecasts heavy rain, storms and hail showers across Greece as the Easter holiday exodus begins.

What Hasn’t Changed About Christmas in 2021

As we prepare for this Christmas of 2021, no one would argue that the world has lost a great deal over the nearly two years of the coronavirus pandemic. We have lost not only people we know and love,...

Beauty Pageant for Camels in Saudi Arabia Marred by Botox Injections

Organizers of an annual beauty contest for camels in Saudi Arabia disqualified dozens of animals this week after they discovered their breeders had injected them with Botox, the state-run news agency reported. Breeders from around the world are competing in...

Greeks of Ukraine Celebrate Hellenic Heritage in Spectacular Festival

The 18th "Great Feast", one of the largest and most beloved cultural events of the Greeks of eastern Ukraine, was held in Mariupol on September 25. This Pan-Ukrainian Festival of Greek Culture is held every two years under the aegis...