Cultural Events

Hundreds of Outdoor Cultural Events Scheduled Across Greece this Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture announced on Monday a series of 251 events and performances at 111 archaeological sites and museums across the country to celebrate ancient and modern Greek culture. All events in the program "All of Greece, One Culture"...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative at the Ferien International Tourist Fair in Vienna recently. The agencies also promoted cultural and historically-oriented...

Cyprus' Wine Festival to Open August 25 in Limassol

The Cyprus Wine Festival, that takes place every year in the southern coastal town of Limassol, will open its gates on the 25th of August and run until the 4th of September. The event, that attracts thousands of locals and...

Corfu Ready for Barcarolle Festival with Fireworks and Flaming Boats

The Barcarolle, a spectacular celebration-festival is held every year in the Ionian Sea, illuminated by lights of boats in Faliraki bay of Corfu. The event commemorates the miracle of Saint Spyridon, as the locals believe that it was this saint who...

Krinos Taste of the Danforth Showcases the Best of Greece, Kicks Off August 5

The 23rd annual festival at Krinos Taste of the Danforth will once again be showcasing the best of Greece and Toronto from August 5 through the 7th. The festival is expecting some estimated 1.6 million people to pass through the...

The 19th Agrotourism Festival in Epidaurus During July

The 19th Agrotourism Festival of Epidaurus is held every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of July at the Old Epidaurus harbor and is organized by the Municipality of Epidaurus and the Peloponnese region. The festival is based on a sustainable and...

Get Ready for Greek Festival Season 2016 [video]

Greek summer festivals are one of the most anticipated events of the season for both Greeks and non-Greeks alike. The good news is that there are plenty of festivals to choose from throughout almost every state in the Union and in most...

Watoto Afrika: Spreading Diverse African Culture Throughout Greece

From May 7-8, Watoto Afrika hosted their Annual Spring Festival at Syllogos Ellinon Archeologon in Thisio. The non-profit organization is responsible for Pan-African festivals in Greece promoting African music, dance, cuisine and art. As with their previous events, this years...

'All About Festivals' a Greek Platform About Cultural Events

Nafsika Mouzakiti, Larisa Vergou and Euclid Adoniadis have created an online platform called allaboutfestivals.gr which presents all the mainstream music festivals, theaters, cultural events e.t.c happening in Greece. The idea began in 2013 after the three friends realized there was a...

Athens Commemorates the 71st Anniversary of its Liberation from Nazi Occupation

Athens commemorates the 71st anniversary of its Liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events that will take place throughout the month of October in several cultural venues across the city. The program of the festive events, which is organized...