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Greece Kicks-off Three Day Celebration of the Polytechnic Uprising

A three-day celebration on the anniversary of the 1973 Polytechnic uprising kicked off in Greece on Tuesday an annual event that commemorates the students who rose against the military junta. On Tuesday, the Athens Polytechnic, or the National Technical University...

Battle Of Plataea Against The Persians Reenacted In Greece

Ancient Greece enthusiasts dressed in armour replicas were reenacting the 479 BC battle of Plataea against the Persians on the original battlefield.

Acropolis Museum Marks 13th Anniversary with Half-Price Ticket

The Acropolis Museum will mark its thirteenth anniversary on Monday, June 20th by offering all visitors half-price tickets of five euros for all its exhibition areas. At 3 pm, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy music by the Woodwind...

The Imia Crisis: When Greece Faced War with Turkey in the Aegean

As unlikely as it may seem, a dispute over salvage rights between Turkish and Greek captains was the trigger for a series of events which escalated into a major international incident called the Imia Crisis. The quickly-spiraling crisis saw the...

Thousands March in Athens for Polytechnic Uprising Anniversary

Thousands of people marched through Athens Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the Polytechnic uprising against the military dictatorship on November 17,1973. More than 5,000 police were deployed to keep order, as violence involving anarchist demonstrators has often marred the annual...

Greek President Attends Historic Siege of Tripolis Commemoration

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Sunday attended events commemorating the bicentennial of the siege of Tripolis by Greeks struggling for independence from the Ottoman Turks. The siege of Tripolitsa, Greece (today’s city of Tripolis) was a pivotal moment in...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Comes to Life on Public Buildings

The 1821 Greek Revolution came alive throughout the country on Saturday via the projection mapping technique for the 200-year anniversary

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Celebrate 33 Years of Marriage

Rita Wilson shared a beautiful post on social media to commemorate the 33rd anniversary  she shares with Tom Hanks on May 1. The Greek-American actress posted a photo of the couple in the Greek islands, smiling and wearing white. She captioned...

Greek Leaders Lay Wreaths Honoring 1973 Student Uprising

Greek politicians honored the 1973 student uprising against the junta on Tuesday by laying wreaths at the Athens Polytechnic, the place where some say at least 24 young people gave their lives for liberty and democracy. As commemoration rallies are...

US Policymakers, Greek American Leaders to Mark Anniversary of Cyprus Independence

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of Cyprus’ independence, the President and Foreign Minster of the Republic of Cyprus will join top US foreign policymakers and Greek-American and Cypriot American leaders in an online celebration on September 30, 2020 beginning...