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Greek Culture Through the Eyes of a Philhellene in Argentina

Bianca Pierce, a young woman from Argentina, is committed to keeping Greek culture alive in her country. By Bianca Pierce I think I have written and erased this text about three hundred times since it is difficult for me to put...

Don’t Tell the Italians—It was Greeks Who Invented Pizza

Pizza, the delicious flat bread that comes out of the oven topped with melted cheese and other yummy ingredients.

Greeks and Cypriots Least Likely to Blame Russia for War: EU Survey

Greeks and Cypriots are the least likely among Europeans to put the blame solely on Russia for the war in Ukraine, according to a Europe-wide survey conducted by Eurostat, the statistical body of the EU. The survey was conducted in...

Greeks In Mass Exodus for Easter Break After Two Years of Lockdown

Greeks are abandoning urban areas in droves on Orthodox Holy Thursday in order to celebrate the Easter break in the countryside and on the islands with traffic police reporting a peak in the exodus from the Attica ports of...

The Sardinia Village Founded by Greeks of Mani

The village of Montresta in Sardinia was founded by Greeks from the Mani peninsula, Peloponnese in 1750. The village is in the Province of Oristano and is located about 140 kilometers (87 miles) northwest of Cagliari. As Jannis Korinthios, a lecturer...

What Do Germans Think About Greeks?

Germans and Greeks have had an uneasy relationship since the foundation of modern Greece in the 19th century when the Bavarian king Otto was put on the throne of the newly created state. Often bitter and tumultuous, the hostility between...

History of the Greeks in Ukraine: Staying Silent We Betray Our Heritage

The history of the Greeks’ presence on the northern shore of the Black Sea, what is now Ukraine and Russia, goes back millennia, even before the Classical Greek era. The Myceneans, one of history’s first seafaring cultures, knew the Black...

Greeks in Panama: A Small But Thriving Community in Latin America

Greeks are indeed everywhere, even in the tiny Central American nation of Panama where a small Greek community has made great positive impact.

Greeks Evacuate Ukraine’s Mariupol as Russian Troops Encircle City

A convoy of Greek nationals has left the Ukrainian city of Mariupol as Russia’s troops encircled the port city on Wednesday. The convoy comprised of 21 cars is scheduled to travel from Mariupol to Ukraine’s southeastern Zaporizhzhya region before crossing...

At Least 10 Greeks Killed in Russian Attacks at Mariupol, Ukraine

Greece announced on Saturday that 10 members of the Greek community near Mariupol Ukraine have been killed by Russian fire in three separate incidents on Saturday. Six expatriates were killed in the village of Sartana on the outskirts of Mariupol...