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Cold Front Medea Brings Snow to Northern Greece

After a period of unseasonably warm weather across the country, the cold front "Medea" brought frigid temperatures and snowfall to northern Greece on Saturday. Currently, snowfall and ice-cold temperatures have been recorded across Northern Greece, particularly in Florina, Kozani, Kastoria,...

Vaccination Platform Now Open to 75-79 Year Old Greek Citizens

The platform for coronavirus vaccinations for all those Greek citizens who are between the ages of 75-79 opened on Friday as the nation grapples with the storm "Medea," which will bring snow, rain and high winds to the country. An...

Euripides’ Medea to be Streamed by National Theatre

Medea, one of Euripides' most famed tragedies, will be live-streamed by Greece's National Theatre on Sunday, January 10. First premiered nearly 2,000 years ago at the City Dionysia festival in Athens, Medea will be brought into our time by director...

Ancient Greek Theatre Festival Opens with Euripides' 'Medea' in Dodoni Theatre

The 1st Festival of Ancient Greek Theatre in Epirus opened at the ancient Dodoni theatre on Saturday night with a performance of the Euripides tragedy 'Medea'. The evening started with a message from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, read by...

Passionate Greek Women Perform at a Renovated Old Train Wagon

Fascinating Greek women from mythology to Modern Greece all meet at a renovated train wagon known as "To Treno sto Rouf." The performance, in English, centers around the lives of three of Greece's most passionate women -- Medea, Maria...

Homer’s Iliad to Become Epically Viral This Summer

One of the most brilliant epic poems in ancient history, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of Almeida Greeks Festival. Theater director Rupert Goold decided to direct "The Iliad" according to Homer's original 15,000 line epic...

Modern-Day Medea Let Her Child Die

A 38-year-old woman killed her own baby just a few minutes after it was born, shocking people all over Greece. The modern-day Medea gave birth alone in her home, in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, on July 12, without saying anything to anyone,...

Greek Politics: The Worst Show on Earth

As political freak shows go, you just can't beat Greece, especially when the Three-Ring Circus known as the Parliament in session, if only to see workers paid thousands of euros a month walking around handing out glasses of water...