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Koreans Sing Greek Song in Popular TV Talent Show

The Greek song "Ti Pathos" (What Passion) by Giorgos Dalaras, with lyrics and music by Dimitris Lagios from Zakynthos, was chosen by two contestants in popular South Korean TV talent show. The two contestants, Hwang Geon-ha and Ko Young-Yeol, participated...

How Will The Coronavirus Affect The Megacities Of The World?

If you don’t live in one of the gigantic megacities dotted around our globe you might imagine them to resemble a zombie film right now, where all the citizens have fled to the safer rural areas, and their many...

Greece's Kristian Gkolomeev Wins Silver Medal in World Swimming Championships

Kristian Gkolomeev won the silver medal in the 50m freestyle finals in South Korea, where the World Swimming Championships are taking place. Gkolomeev came second, following Caeleb Dressel from the US who finished first. Gkolomeev shared the silver medal with Brazil's...

“Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” Exhibit Opens in Seoul

An exhibit featuring more than 350 ancient Greek artifacts opened at the Seoul Arts Center's Hangaram Museum in the Korean capital on Wednesday. Titled “The Greeks, From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great,” the exhibition will be open until September 15,...

Hundreds of Greek Artifacts to Be Exhibited in Korea for the First Time

South Korea's capital city of Seoul will receive for very the first time, hundreds of artifacts from ancient Greece for a unique exhibition which will open on Wednesday, June 5. The exhibition, called ''The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander the Great''...

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Visits South Korea

His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew recently visited the demilitarized area of ​​Cheorwon-gun, near Gangwon-do, South Korea for a memorial service for those fallen in the Korean War. According to the website of the Orthodox Metropolis of Korea website, the Ecumenical Patriarch...

Trump Meets Kim in Extraordinary Nuclear Summit

European markets remained flat on Tuesday after a landmark meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. The pair held a critical nuclear summit in Singapore, with Trump having left a G7 meeting in Canada early...

Copycats Jump on Santorini's Brand (photos)

The Greek island of Santorini has become such a strong brand in tourism that other countries have started using its name to market their cities to tourists. In Turkey, Latin America and the Far East, towns and new housing developments...

See the Colorful ‘Santorini of Korea’

  A village in the Far East has been dubbed the 'Santorini of Korea' for its beautiful beaches, eye-catching homes and epic scenery. Gamcheon Cultural Village in Busan, South Korea's second-largest city, used to be better known as a home for...

Historic Handshake in Divided Korea Renews Peace Hopes

Kim Jong Un has become the first North Korean leader to enter South Korea, igniting hopes that the armed standoff on the peninsula can be resolved. A smiling Kim was filmed stepping over the demarcation line between the two states...