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Bundesliga hires Dimitrios Grammozis 3
Bundesliga hires Dimitrios Grammozis

Schalke hired Greek Coach Dimitrios Grammozis as its fifth coach of a terrible season on Tuesday. The 42-year-old Grammozis — a former midfielder with 143 Bundesliga appearances for Hamburger SV, Kaiserslautern and…

Cyprus launches colour-coded travel system
Cyprus launches colour-coded travel system

Earlier this week, Cyprus introduced a colour-coded travel system for visitors from 56 countries. As of March 1, countries are placed into Green, Orange, Red and Grey categories. Despite country of origin,…

New findings at Mytilene Castle
New findings at Mytilene Castle

Recent excavations undertaken by the Ephorate of Antiquities of the Greek island of Lesvos, have unearthed Byzantine structures and baths dating to the Ottoman era in Mytilene. According to Pavlos Triantaphyllides, the…

Greece to vaccinate all citizens over 60 by May
Greece to vaccinate all citizens over 60 by May

Greece’s Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias expressed his concern about the alarming levels of spread and the severity of covid-19 not only in the country, but specifically in lockdown Attica. “I am particularly…

Alexandros Antetokounmpo applies for Greek citizenship
Alexandros Antetokounmpo applies for Greek citizenship

Alexandros Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of ‘The Greek Freak’, is seeking to acquire Greek citizenship. The 19-year-old UCAM Murcia basketball player visited Zografou Town Hall on Tuesday  accompanied by his manager George…

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Erdoğan’s “play on words” led to an own goal

A Turkologist who spoke to Sputnik Hellas sees specific targets behind the moves made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who stops using Greek terms. The recent renaming of the Aegean Sea…

Halki
Halki is the next island to go “green”

Halki is said to be the next island that will be developed according to the model of Astypalea, ie a neutral environmental footprint, full energy autonomy and parallel penetration of electric propulsion…

Online preview of '1821 Before and After' exhibition

Online preview of ‘1821 Before and After’ exhibition

You are invited to join a live streaming presentation of the ‘1821 Before and After’ exhibition for the celebration of the Greek War of Independence bicentennial, on March 3. The exhibition is organised…

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Christos Delantonis

Christos Delantonis: The Greek car designer responsible for McLaren’s supercars

From Thessaloniki, Greece, Christos Delantonis is a name synonymous with success and luxurious design in the global automotive industry.
As Vehicle Line Manager, Christos has been responsible for the lavish, ergonomic and aerodynamic designs of the McLaren Automotive supercars.

Greek Revolution

The Greek Revolution Through American Eyes

Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution: The Greek Revolution (1821-29) Through American Eyes

Parthenon Athens
History of the magnificent Parthenon

The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.

Athens Wine Bars
Wine Situation in Athens

In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!

Thesauri Greek caviar
Thesauri Greek Caviar: available in Australia for the very first time

Thesauri is one of the world’s precious few companies involved in sturgeon farming and caviar production and the only such enterprise in Greece. An exclusive handcrafted delicacy that has been recognised by leading luxury brands over the globe including Moet & Chandon and La Prairie, Thesauri Greek caviar is now available in Australia for the very first time. Greek City Times finds out about the history of caviar that dates back to Ancient Greek times and what makes this Greek brand so special.

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A trip to Greece’s most beautiful waterfalls

Together with Austria, Greece is the most mountainous country in Europe. This complex terrain with the ravines of so many hundreds of mountains, has created a large number of waterfalls, both in mainland Greece and in the Greek islands. Here’s a list of the most beautiful waterfalls not to be missed whilst in Greece.

Kastellorizo
Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

Patmos

Dream home lists for $3.9M on Patmos, the Holy Island of Revelation

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House
Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House

When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.

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