The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

The "new" Suez Canal, which was officially inaugurated on August 6, 2015, changed the world of shipping, doubling the cargo capacity of the original canal, which was built in the mid-1800s. The nation of Greece has...
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The Rocket War of Chios: An Easter Game (Full Documentary)

On Easter 2015, Greek Reporter filmed the 200-hundred-year old custom on the Greek island of Chios where two churches engage in an unprecedented rocket war to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The parishioners of two...
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The Last Greeks of Princes’ Islands – (Full Documentary)

This documentary was originally filmed in 2009 and it has never been shown before. It was one of the very first Greek stories that inspired us to create Greek Reporter. We filmed it with no budget, just a...

Casapueblo, The Santorini of Latin America

Located on a high rocky point jutting over the sparkling water of Punta Ballena, Uruguay, sits the Casapueblo, a magical sculptured hotel/museum that is often referred to as the “Greek island of Uruguay” or...

Rock Star Turned Greek Priest Fights Ebola In Sierra Leone

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnDlim3mYds Former existential atheist and Australian rock star Themi Adams (Adamopoulos) today is a Greek Orthodox priest who has spearheaded the Orthodox Church's apostolic mission in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone, Africa. Although Father Themi could flee the...

Costa Rica has a Greece – And an Athens and Sparta too!

In light of the last World Cup game between Greece and Costa Rica, played in 2014, we decided to focus on the “Greek side” of Costa Rica, and more specifically on three towns in the country...

The Amazing Story of the Greek Community of San Andres, Peru

By Stratos Doukakis People living today in the small town of San Andres, Peru, have Greeks to thank for the fact that they are alive today. Because of them, and the local women they married, they...

The Greeks Who Introduced Souvlaki to China

Yannis Georgoulis, a marketer born and raised on the eastern Greek island of Chios, along with his friend, Danae Makris, left Greece several years ago with the unusual mission of opening a souvlaki restaurant...
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USA: Made in Hellas (Trailer)

Having met or written about many amazing individuals of Greek descent in America, we felt the need to visually document some of the most intriguing stories we had access to. This is what Greek Reporter's new...

Psorokostaina a Real Figure in the Greek War of Independence

Greeks use the name Psorokostaina to describe misery and poverty. However, according to folk tradition, Psorokostaina was a real person and even a heroic figure during the Greek War of Independence. According to Argolikos Archival...