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Greek Culture Celebrated in Melbourne, Sydney Festivals

Thousands of Greek culture and cuisine enthusiasts flocked the Antipodes Greek Festival in Melbourne this weekend, February 24 and 25. 

Most Common Greek Gestures and Their Meaning

Greek people are known for their vivid expression of emotions, among which various gestures occupy a special place. A sign of gratitude or insult, agreement or question, their unique diversity in many ways reflects this vibrant culture. Knowing these gestures...

Ancient Greek Antiquities Showcased in China Exhibition

A new exhibition showcasing ancient Greek antiquities opened at the Hunan Museum in Changsha in Central China's Hunan Province on Tuesday. "The Greek: From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great," exhibition features a rare glimpse of Greek civilization for Chinese visitors. A...

The Greeks of Early Texas

In the tales of Texan history, many would not expect a Greek presence. Alas, they are wrong. In the colorful mosaic of Texan history, a tale of the Greek experience unfolds. This is woven together by the threads of enduring...

Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

The ancient Greek value of hospitality which ranked at the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in Greece, is “philoxenia”

Summer University on Greek Language, Culture to be Held in Boston

The 10th International Summer University Greek language, culture, and mass media program will take place in Boston from May 28 to June 2, 2024. The program is organized by The Laboratory for the Study of Social Issues, Mass Media and...

Cavafy Archive Opens to Public in Athens

The Onassis Foundation announced the opening of the Cavafy Archive, a significant cultural site in downtown Athens, to the public. Dedicated to the renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933), the archive began welcoming visitors today on November 22, 2023...

The 20 Most Common Greek Last Names

If you're in a crowd in Greece and shout "Mr. Papadopoulos," the most common surname in Greece, chances are that at least one man will turn his head.

Coffees You Must Try in Greece

Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into fifteenth position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one of the most important traits of modern Greek society, coffee is not just part...

Why We are All Greeks: Three Times the World Adopted Greek Principles

"We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religions, our arts have their root in Greece," Percy Bysshe Shelley. By Demetri Kantarelis, Ph.D. Professor, Assumption University "Hey, we are all Greek!" I mean that, figuratively, we, all inhabitants of Earth,...