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Olympic Torch Handed Over to Pyoengchang for Winter Games

The Olympic torch was formally handed over from Greece to Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games organizers on Tuesday, in a simple ceremony. Under overcast skies at the Panathenaic Stadium that hosted the first modern Olympics in 1896, the torch was...

120th Anniversary of Spiros Louis' Win at the Olympic Marathon

March 29, 2016 marked the 120th anniversary since runner Spiros Louis entered the Kallimarmaro Stadium and finished in first place at the 1st Marathon at the first contemporary Olympics that took place in 1896. Among the thousands of attendees that...

Zorba Performance at the Panathenaic Stadium

A classic milestone of Greek culture, world-famous musical Mikis Theodorakis’ "Zorba the Greek" is to be presented by the Greek National Opera Ballet in its debut at the Panathenaic Stadium, for a one and only performance on Sunday June 29. This high...

Famous Soprano Agni Baltsa to Sing Greek Anthem in Olympic Flame Ceremony

The Greek national anthem will be sung by Agni Baltsa during the Olympic Flame ceremony in Kallimarmaro on May 17. The Greek opera star was chosen to sing the Greek national song in a special evening, marked by strong emotions,...