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Relics of St. Helen Coming to Athens, Greece for the First Time

The holy relics of St. Helen and the Holy Cross will be on display at the Church of Agia Varvara (St. Barbara) in Athens from May 14 to June 15, 2017 and thousands of faithfuls from across Greece are...

Santorini Tops Honeymoon Destinations List

US News ranked Santorini, the exquisite island of the Cyclades, as number one among the world's Best Honeymoon Destination placing it in a higher position than other favorites like Bora Bora, Paris and Venice. The American news provider reviewed thousands...

Greek University Calls for Maintaining the Hellenic Institute in Venice

A resolution adopted by the University of Crete Department of Literature calls on the Greek government to maintain and strengthen the Greek Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice. The Hellenic Institute in Venice was established in 1951 and...

The Story of Greeks in Italy

Greeks have been migrating to what is now the nation of Italy for many centuries, beginning before even the creation of the Roman Empire. However, in more recent times, the first wave of Greek migrants moved to Venice a bit...

Greek FinMin Varoufakis: 'Greece Wants Reforms, is Discussing Process'

The issue in the negotiations with Greece's creditors is not whether to apply the reforms or not, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said from Venice on Saturday, but what process will be followed. Speaking on the sidelines of a...

New Low-Cost Airline to Launch Flights From Athens

Spanish low-cost airline Volotea announced its plans to operate from Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Starting from April 2015, the low-cost company, which since 2012 is offering more than 60,000 seats for destinations across Europe and North Africa, will connect...

George Clooney Gets Married at Greek Palace in Venice

The luxurious Venetian palace that hosted the wedding party of George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin belonged to a noble family of Greek origin. The palace was built in 1550 by the family of wealthy merchants and seamen of "Cochinna." They assigned...

Exhibition by Greek Photographer Lizy Manola in Venice

The photography exhibition 'Ethiopia, Spiritual Imprints' by Greek artist Lizy Manola will open on August 30, 2014, at 6 PM, at the Officina dell'Arte Spirituale on Venice's San Giorgio Maggiore island. It will run through October 20. The exhibition is comprised...

Undocumented Afghan Boy Transported from Greece to Italy in Suitcase

Police in Venice have discovered an undocumented five-year-old Afghan boy hidden in the suitcase of a man getting off a ferry from Greece, an official said Wednesday. (AFP) - Ali Shaker, 35, of Afghanistan, told police he was a family...