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The Death of the Kaiki, Greece’s Traditional Fishing Boat

About 13,000 kaiki boats have been destroyed since 1994, after an EU directive called for the demolition of the wooden fishing boats.

The Death of the Kaiki, Greece’s Traditional Fishing Boat

About 13,000 kaiki boats have been destroyed since 1994, after an EU directive called for the demolition of the wooden fishing boats.

Impressive Group Dance ''Hasapiko'' Amazes Residents and Tourists on Mykonos (video)

Hundreds of residents and tourists gathered in Mykonos' old port to dance the traditional ''hasapiko'' dance on Sunday afternoon. According to the Orthodox Christian calendar, this Sunday was Palm Sunday, and a big group of professional and amateur dancers wearing...

Skyros Faltaits Museum Offers Seminars on Traditional Life and Crafts

The Faltaits Museum on the Sporadic island of Skyros, which houses unique collections of tools and utensils of primary and secondary traditional economy, announced that it planned to introduce this summer a series of experiential and informational seminars on...

Time Travel: 300-Year-Old Abandoned Village Turned Hotel in Crete

Aspros Potamos, a 300 hundred year old abandoned settlement in Crete, Greece, has recently being transformed into a hotel, whose amenities (or lack of) will have you traveling back in time. Built from natural local stone and reflecting the color...

Maria Farantouri Moves Melbourne Audiences

One of the most significant voices of Greece, Maria Farantouri, and renowned US jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd continue their fourteen-year music collaboration, this time in Australia.

Greek Artisans: Philosophy Lecturer and Historian Produce Olive Oil and Desserts

Since 1997, the "Greek Artisans" Dimitris Portolos and Christos Carras export Greek traditional products with great success. Dimitris Portolos is a businessman, a historian, a co-founder and general secretary of the Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive. Christos Carras was the...