The Hellenic Initiative Donates Funds to Protect Greece from Wildfires
The Hellenic Initiative (THI) has donated $50,000 to the non-profit foundation Desmos in Greece to strengthen the country’s defenses against chronic and devastating wildfires. The grant was made to seven volunteer firefighting groups on the island of Evia, by providing...
Greek American Entrepreneur and Philanthropist John Pappajohn Dies
Greek American businessman and philanthropist John Pappajohn, who devoted his life to helping people in Iowa and elsewhere, died Saturday, April 22. He was 94. He donated millions to Iowa’s three public universities and was considered one of the country’s...
Long-lost Shipwreck Discovered off Greece 40 Years Later
A shipwreck that sunk 40 years ago in Cape Kafireas, on the southern tip of Evia, Greece was recently uncovered by a diving enthusiast and his team. The "Golden Dawn" ferry, sank on February 23, 1983, as she was sailing...
Who Governs Greece: Greedy Business, Inept State a Lethal Combination
A greedy business environment and an inept state apparatus are a lethal combination causing disasters in Greece. The railway tragedy at Tempi was only partly due to human error. It was mainly the result of a systemic failure of a...
This Beach in Greece Was Just Voted Best European Filming Location
Chiliadou Beach, in Evia, Greece was awarded the Best European Filming Location of the year by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) over the weekend. The beach washed by the Aegean Sea was featured in Triangle of Sadness winner of...
Barbara Weather Front Pounds Greece for Third Day
The Barbara weather front continues to bring low temperatures, frost, and heavy snowfall in several parts of Greece for a third day on Tuesday. Residents in the Central Greece regional units of Viotia, Fthiotida, Magnesia and Evia have been urged...
Film Shot In Greece, ‘Triangle of Sadness’, Nominated for 3 Oscars
Ruben Östlund's black comedy Triangle of Sadness, which was partly filmed in Greece, has been nominated for three Oscars.
Travel to Greece’s Majestic Evia Island
Evia island is one of the most beautiful in Greece, yet it is not advertised like its more glamorous siblings in the Aegean
The ‘Greek Titanic’: The Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History
The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer Himara on January 19, 1947 near South Evia resulted in the loss of at least 383 people and has been written into history as the "Greek Titanic." Previously named Hertha, the vessel was...
Triangle of Sadness Director Had Most Joyful Filming Ever in Greece
Filming on Evia for Triangle of Sadness was Ruben Ostlund's "most joyful shooting ever", he told Greek Reporter in an exclusive interview.