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Athens Pride Week 2021 Rescheduled

Athens Pride events have been rescheduled to the week of July 18, originally set to begin on June 4, according to an announcement made by Athens Pride on Tuesday.

Mesmerizing 1926 Photo Portraying Athenian Coffee Culture Goes Viral

A striking image shot by Greek photographer Christos Kaplanis in 1926 at Athens' Syntagma Square has resurfaced in glorious color and has already gone viral around the globe. The photograph, which has been retouched to add color, was apparently taken...

Drone Video of Demonstration Casts Doubt on Police Estimates

Footage of the Macedonia demonstration in Athens on Sunday, taken by a drone flying above Syntagma Square, casts doubt on official estimates of the number of people who took part in the action. Police said approximately sixty thousand people gathered...

Pontian Greeks Honor Genocide Victims in Athens Ceremony (video)

Hundreds of people gathered in Athens' Syntagma Square on Saturday to honor the hundreds of thousands of Greeks died or displaced from their homes by the Turks in early 20th century at the annual commemoration of the Pontian Genocide. Pontian...

Thousands Gather in Athens for 'Macedonia is Greece' Rally (photos, video)

Thousands have descended at Syntagma Square in the center of the Greek capital for the rally on Macedonia. Organizers expect hundreds of thousands to arrive from every corner of Greece. The Greek Reporter is covering the rally live. You can follow...

Catch a Show from the National Theater at Athens Syntagma Metro Station

Another surprise thespian interlude awaits commuters in Syntagma metro station at noon on Thursday, when the cast of the National Theater appearing in Aristophanes' timeless ancient comedy "Lysistrata" have organized a "teaser" of the production that will go on...

Farmers Organize Second Rally in Front of Greek Parliament

More farmers joined during the second day of the massive demonstration in front of the Greek Parliament that started on Friday evening. Farmers are protesting against the Greek government’s new draft bill on security funds and taxation. Their unions have...

Athens is Closed for "Farmers Day"

All roads leading to central Athens are blocked by police forces who are checking vehicles in an effort to stop farmers from driving their tractors to Syntagma Square for the major protest rally set to take place on Friday...

Athens, Greece Illuminated by Christmas Lights

The official countdown to Christmas started last night in Athens, with the annual lighting ceremony and a performance by famous Greek singer Sakis Rouvas in Syntagma Square. “This Christmas, Athens will send a message of solidarity, peaceful coexistence, and mutual...