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21-Year-Old Greek Man Becomes Chess Grand Master

  Chess is probably the last sport one might associate with Greece; nonetheless the nation can now boast another young Greek Chess Grandmaster as of early September.Nikolas Theodorou, a 21-year-old from Crete, is one of only 11 Greeks to hold...

Greece Mourns at Funeral of Great Composer and Patriot Mikis Theodorakis

Late composer Mikis Theodorakis, whose music came to define Greece and the Greek identity in the eyes of the world, was buried at the village of Galata in Crete on Thursday. Theodorakis' father and brother are also buried there. Earlier, thousands...

Thousands Pay Last Respects to Mikis Theodorakis

Thousands of Greeks on Wednesday paid their last respects to Mikis Theodorakis, the world renowned composer, who died last week in Athens. After lying in state for three days, his body was carried out of the chapel of St. Eleftherios...

A Nature Lover’s Dream: The Flora and Fauna of Chania, Crete

The animals and plants of Greece are as unique as the country itself. One place that stands out is Chania on the island of Crete, which is known for its flora and fauna. With over 132 regions vitally important for...