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Over Five Million Visit Athens' Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center in 2018

According to a survey conducted by QED for Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, 5.3 million people visited the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (the SNFCC, or ΚΠΣΙΝ in Greek) in 2018. Among the visitors were one out of every two Athenians, a...

Greek Poet Titos Patrikios To Be Feted in London

The life and work of the acclaimed 90-year old Greek poet Titos Patrikios will be celebrated at a special event in London on March 10, 2019. Patrikios, who turns 91 in May, is expected to attend the event in person. The...

British Actress Janet Suzman Says ''Parthenon Marbles Need Attica's Sun''

Dame Janet Suzman, actress and chair of the British Committee for the reunification of the Parthenon marbles wrote an article on Saturday in Greece's TA NEA newspaper, with which she tried to answer to the director of the British...

Famed Greek Musician Yianni To Perform in Saudi Arabia

The famous Greek musician Yanni is going back to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform at a concert as part of the ''Winter at Tantora'' festival. The concert will be held on Friday, February 8, in the scenic...

Spending a Day in Athens' Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to be discovered around every corner, there is so much to be discovered in Plaka. Let’s...

Romantic Weekend Getaway: A Journey into the Magical Land of Ioannina

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Until recently, this destination would never have qualified for a weekend trip, as it took far to long to get there. However,...

The History of the Parthenon Marbles

2016 marked 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous Parthenon Marbles, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles", the culture crime was committed by Thomas Bruce, the Seventh Earl of Elgin and a Scottish nobleman. Over the...

Remembering Legendary Musician Tsitsanis, 35 Years After His Death

January 18, 2019 marks 104 years since the birth of the brilliant Greek musician Vassilis Tsitsanis, as well as 35 years since his passing. Born in 1915 in Trikala, Thessaly, Tsitsanis was destined to become one of Greece’s most popular and...

Old Athens Comes To Life in Remarkable Exhibit at Benaki Museum

A photography exhibition opens on Wednesday in the Greek capital, with the rare black and white photos shot by the famous photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson being exhibited for the first time to an Athenian audience. Handerson visited Athens in 1904 and...

Turkish Occupation Continues to Erase Cyprus' Heritage

Since the military invasion of Cyprus by the Turkish army during the summer of 1974, countless reports have been published about the atrocities the Turkish invaders committed on the beautiful Mediterranean island. But less known is the continuous effort by...