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Greek Independence Day Marked with Striking Military Parade in Athens

On Friday, Greece commemorated the 202nd anniversary of the War of Independence, which would see the country freed after almost 400 years of Ottoman rule, with a grand military parade in the capital, Athens. Thousands of Greeks gathered in Athens...

Parthenon Fragments Return to Athens from Vatican in Ceremony

On Friday afternoon, a reunification ceremony took place in Athens to celebrate the return of three fragments of the Parthenon to Greece from the collection of the Vatican Museums. The fragments were repatriated to Greece as a donation by Pope...

Concordia Americas Summit Delves into Challenges for Latin America

World leaders, activists and executives participated in the 2023 Concordia Americas Summit held in Miami on March 9 and 10 to discuss Latin America’s most pressing issues and seek solutions. The Summit took place at the University of Miam,i which...

Celebrating Ancient Greek Math on Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Math fanatics from all around the world and everyone else who just loves pi (or pie) celebrate Pi Day on March 14. Pi was named for the Greek symbol π, the ratio of the circumference of a...

Melina Mercouri Exhibition at Elefsina, European Capital of Culture

Elefsina, the European Capital of Culture for 2023, honors Melina Mercouri with an exhibition showcasing the life’s work of the longest-serving Greek Minister of Culture to date. Mercouri, who passed away on this day in 1994, is engraved in the...

Guns N’ Roses World Tour Comes to Greece in July

Guns N' Roses are scheduled to embark on a major 2023 world tour which will commence during the summer, with the first destination set for Tel Aviv in Israel. The world tour will conclude in Athens, Greece, during the...

Earthquakes that Devastated Asia Minor in the Ancient Times

The recent earthquake tragedy to strike Turkey was not the first of its kind. Even in ancient times, the territory now known as Turkey was struck by numerous earthquakes. Some of them were devastating to the ancient nations that...

Mysterious Green Glowing ‘UFO’ Spotted Over England

A strange unidentified flying object (UFO) that seemed to be glowing green was photographed yesterday near Hockley, a village in Essex in the East of England. At 5:31 p.m. local time, Danielle Jaye, who is 22 years old, was shooting...

Greek Chess Team Ranks First in Europe and Fifth in the World

A Greek chess team has become the highest-ranked team in Europe and the fifth-highest-ranked team in the world in the university rankings. The NTUA Le Roi Chess Team represented the National Technical University of Athens and Greece in the Kasparov...

Rescuers Save Baby Trapped Down a Well in Thailand

On Tuesday, Feb 7, Thai rescuers pulled out a 19-month-old Myanmarese toddler from a 13-meter deep and 30-centimeter-wide well located at the cassava plantation farm in Thailand’s Tak province. The whole rescue operation took about 18 hours to complete. The...

Oscar Nominations 2023: The Full List of Movie and Acting Nominees

The Oscar nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards, set to take place on March 12th, have been unveiled, with the full list now available to the public. The Academy Award of Merit, better known as the Oscar, is up for...

Chinese New Year Marks Year of the Rabbit

January 22 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year, also commonly known as the Lunar New Year. This new year, starting on Sunday is the Year of the Rabbit, one of the 12 signs of the Chinese Zodiac. In...

Chinese New Year Marked by Concert in Athens

A few days before the Chinese New Year and the ushering in of the Year of the Rabbit, the Athens Conservatory welcomed fifteen young musicians from Greece and China for a "Concert of Young Chinese and Greek Musicians for...

Astronomers Find the Most Distant Stars in Our Galaxy

More than 200 RR Lyrae stars—distant variable stars—have been found by astronomers in the Milky Way's stellar halo. Over a million light-years separate us from the furthest of these stars. This is roughly half the distance to our nearest...

Ancient Greek City of Elefsina Is the 2023 Culture Capital of Europe

The ancient Greek city of Eleusis or Elefsina is preparing to kick off festivities to mark its declaration as the 2023 Culture Capital of Europe along with the cities of Timișoara in Romania and Veszprém-Balaton in Hungary. Elefsina, known in...