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Delphi Economic Forum Announces New Dates for 2020 Session

The organizers of the Delphi Forum, one of Greece's foremost economic conferences, issued a statement on Tuesday informing the public about the new dates for their rescheduled 2020 event. The coronavirus outbreak caused the postponement of the fifth Delphi Economic...

Delphi Economic Forum Postponed Amid Coronavirus Outbreak Fears

The coronavirus outbreak in Europe caused the postponement of the 5th Delphi Economic Forum in Greece, as it was made public on Saturday. The organizers issued a statement where they say that ''We have decided to postpone the Delphi Economic...

Delphi Forum to Promote Greece's Delphic Maxims

The Municipality of Athens and the Delphi Economic Forum have collaborated to launch a  campaign to promote Greece’s Delphic maxims – the ancient aphorisms inscribed at Delphi – internationally. On the occasion of the 5th Delphi Economic Forum in March,...

Yale Researchers Convene Olive Oil Symposium in Delphi

The ancient Greeks’ center of the universe recently attracted more than 100 researchers and professionals from seven countries to an area once dedicated to the oracle of Apollo. This time, the gathering did not focus on the prophecies of...

Large Fire Breaks out Near Ancient Archaeological Site of Delphi

  A large fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon near the ancient archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece. A total of 39 fire fighters with 13 vehicles, two groups of firefighters who are on foot, six aircraft and one firefighting...

Olive Oil Tasting Day Follows Cultural Activities at Delphi

In April, the Zappeion Exhibition Hall in Athens hosted a unique tasting event featuring the 242 extra virgin olive oils that won medals at the Athena International Olive Oil Competition (ATHIOOC). Prominent chefs, diplomats, olive oil producers and exporters,...

Fly Over Delphi, the 'Navel of the World', in this Magnificent Video

Footage of the ancient Greek site of Delphi taken by a drone has captivated the country over the last few days. The video uploaded to YouTube by Greek drone enthusiasts Up Drone, captures the pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, where the...

Ancient Site of Delphi Scaling Back Access on Tuesdays Due to Staff Shortages

The archaeological site of Delphi in central Greece will remain open on Tuesdays, but on a limited scale, the ministry of Culture announced on Monday. Faced with staff shortages, the ministry was considering shutting down the site and its museum...

German Philhellene Revives Ancient Delphic Games (video)

Philhellene Christian Kirsch is the founder of the International Delphic Council, an organization that revives the Pythian Games of Delphi -- or Delphic Games -- since 1997. Kirsch says that in Ancient Greece the Delphic Games were as important as...

Spine-Tingling Delphi: Exquisite Beauty From Above Going Viral [video]

Dimitris Mitropoulos, an avid traveler, was surprised when he brought his first drone in an effort to explore areas he hoped to visit before heading there by foot. The result was exquisite, and he found that there was an...