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Feta Pasta TikTok Video Recipe Goes Viral World-Wide

Feta, Greece's most famous cheese, has become viral world-wide thanks to a food blogger who recently created an easy and tasty recipe of feta with pasta.

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."

Survey Shows Greece Most Sexually Active Nation

A survey conducted by the condom manufacturer Durex, which analyzed the sexual habits of people belonging to 26 nationalities, showed that Greeks have sex the most frequently of all. Nearly 30,000 people from countries across the world participated in the...

Two Stunning Natural Heart-Shaped Bays in Greece

Home to many unique and beautiful natural sights, Greece is famed internationally for its stunning landscapes on the mainland as well as on its many islands. Amongst Greece's many breathtaking islands, deep-blue seas, towering mountains, and verdant forests, are also...

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 the origins of love in Plato’s Symposium. Not only did early humans have both sets of...

Covid-19 Cases Jump as Greece Mulls Hard Lockdown

A total of 1,526 cases of Covid-19 were diagnosed in Greece on Tuesday, 888 more than the 638 cases that were recorded in the country just one day earlier, on Monday. Alarming health officials, a great number of Tuesday’s 1,526...

Fox Announces New Comedy Set in Ancient Greece

Fox Entertainment recently announced its development of an animated comedy series set in ancient Greece, slated to be released in the Spring of 2022. The series, which Michael Thorn, the president of Fox Entertainment calls an "incredibly irreverent family comedy,"...

Strict Lockdown in Regions Across Greece, Weekend Curfew in Attica

The Greek Minister of Citizen Protection, Nikos Chardalias, announced new, stricter lockdown measures in the regions of Patra, Agios Nikolaos, Mykonos, Santorini and Chalkida Friday. Patra, located in the northwestern Peloponnese, the Cretan town of Agios Nikolaos, and  Chalkida, on...

Parents of Pfizer CEO Bourla Narrowly Escaped Death in Holocaust

If it hadn't been for the kindness of an uncle and the insight of his grandfather, Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla, a Thessaloniki native, would never have been born. A descendant of the Jews of Greece's second-largest city, Bourla's ancestors,...

Greek Athlete Promises Skydive to Disabled Woman After Olympus Climb

Celebrated Greek athlete Marios Giannakou -- who famously climbed up to the top of Mount Olympus with his friend Eleftheria Tosiou, who is disabled, strapped to his back -- has now promised to take her skydiving. The two adventurers met...

Greece to Promote “Greek Diet” Brand Globally

Greece will begin promoting its excellent food products in the future by promoting the "Greek Diet" brand across the world, Rural Development and Food Μinister Spilios Livanos, said in an interview on Monday. During his interview with SKAI TV, the...

Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

#MeToo Movement in Greece Spreads from Sport to Entertainment

The #MeToo movement, the global social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment, is now spreading like wildfire in Greece. Following allegations of sexual abuse in the sport of sailing, Greek women are now speaking about harassment by male directors...

How Greece Plans to Celebrate Bicentennial of 1821 Revolution

The year 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of the 1821 Revolution against the Ottomans, which eventually led to the formation of the modern Greek state. The bicentennial of Greece's 1821 Revolution and War of Independence is the perfect opportunity for...