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August Full Moon Events at Greece's Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry of Culture announced in a statement issued on Monday. This year's full moon will occur on...

Crete’s Minoan Theater: A Reinvestment in Excellence and Spirit

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News An act of love by a Cretan woman named Anna Bastakis has given wings to a culture as old as time. The new Minoan Theater and Culture Center outside Heraklion, the brainchild of...

Series of Events to Mark August Full Moon at Greek Archaeological Sites

Greece's Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday a series of events that will be held under August's full moon at archaeological sites and museums around Greece. This year's events are part of a long-lasting and popular tradition of observing and celebrating the...

Greece's Syros Ready to Swing to Tango Rhythms in International Festival

The beautiful Aegean island of Syros is ready to be swept away by tango music and dancing between June 14 and 17, as world-renowned international performers and artists are set to participate in the fifth annual Syros Tango Festival. The...

Greece Celebrates 40 Years Since it Joined the European Family

The office of the European Commission in Athens organized a massive event in Athens' ''Zappeion Megaron'' on Saturday to celebrate Europe Day and the 40 years since Greece joined the European Economic Community (EEC), the predecessor of the European...

Cyprus President in Paris to Commemorate WWI Centennial

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, traveled to Paris on Thursday evening in order to attend commemoration events for the centennial of the armistice ending WWI. He is there at the invitation of French President Emmanuel...

Dance, Sing and Celebrate Life at the Annual Matala Beach Festival in Crete, June 22-23-24

It is that time of year again when people from all over join together in celebration of the biggest free summer beach festival in Europe - the Matala Beach Festival 2018! Concerts on Matala Beach are nothing new. In fact,...

Coming to Melbourne: Festival of Homer 2018

The much awaited Festival of Homer is about to kick off in Melbourne. This 3-day event is taking place from June 15-17 and directed by Humanities 21, with support from the Hellenic Museum. The festival will be a celebration of Ancient...

More than 220 Christmas Events Planned in Athens

More than 220 events have been planned in the City of Athens for the 2017 holiday season, starting with the lighting of the Christmas tree in Syntagma Square, which is to take place on December 12 at 19:00. Athens Mayor...

World Oceans Day in Greece: How You Can Get Involved to Help Our Seas

June 8 is World Oceans Day and the citizens of many counties around the world are celebrating this day by creating and attending events in person as well as online that revolve around our seas. Greece is a country that...