His love for Greece, his passion for Greek mythology and the peculiarity of the Greek urban landscapes have inspired artist Max Grierson to create entire collections dedicated to Greece.
“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.
A Greek workshop in Australia that creates handmade guitars made of olive tree wood from Mount Olympus, has become a popular destination for some of the biggest rock stars in the world including BonJovi guitarist Richie Sambora, five-time Grammy winner bassist Victor Wooten, Journey, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, Dream Theatre producer Kevin Shirley, Alice Cooper, Eric Gales and Orianthi Panagaris, to name but a few fans.
The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was created almost 2,500 years ago.
“Realization of our dreams is won only by a means that never fails. The name of this means is ‘SOUL’.” Greek Paralympic athlete Antonis Tsapatakis describes his journey in the world of sports and how the tragic events in his life made him who he is today.
Endlessly talented, Dimitris Siasiaridis is a chef, ballet dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, musician, restaurant owner, co-founder of catering company ‘Dimitris’, member of Greek French innovation network MAZIINOV, artistic director of Greek dance company in France ‘Parthenon Académie de Danses’ and co-owns the first pop corn store in Paris ‘Yummy POP’ with actress Scarlett Johannson. Through his professional activities and hobbies, every day Dimitris continues to promote Greek food, music, culture, way of life and the Greek spirit.
Travel to Ancient Olympia and take a personalized tour of Olympia’s archaeological sites through your screen with the launch of a new digital platform that offers users a unique virtual experience of Greek history.
The Evzones guards are a true living attraction of the city and an eternal symbol of Greece, synonymous to valour and heroism. The Athens City Museum is dedicating its new exhibition to these elite soldiers, with portraits, sculptures, embroideries and works of contemporary Greek art, as well as souvenirs, rare photographs, archival material, unreleased historical relics and collectibles from public and private collections that aim to tell the story of Evzones throughout the years of the Greek revolution.
Young Greek LEGO designer Dimitris Stamatis grew up playing with LEGO bricks and dreamt of one day working for the legendary Danish toy brand. After participating in game design events and competitions in Greece, Dimitris has managed to make his dreams and aspirations come true.
The movement to return the Parthenon marbles to their motherland was started in the 1980s. But it is not just the Elgin marbles that have been removed from Greece. Some of the most magnificent Greek sculptures ever created are in fact located in various museums around the world, proudly representing the country in which they were born.
Aspirin has proven to reduce the risk of intubation and death among patients diagnosed with COVID-19 in a new study by the Medical School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Twenty new conventional, electric bicycles will be used by municipal police cyclists to patrol the streets of Athens to increase safety and to encourage the use of this environmentally friendly mode of transport.
The British Museum may refuse to return the Parthenon sculptures and marbles to Athens, but the University of Sydney is donating an entire Lego Acropolis to the Acropolis Museum.
Twice-awarded by the European Space Agency (ESA) for three space experiments that she conducted through the aerospace company Blue Origin, 16 year old Greek student Marialina is now writing scientific research papers for prestigious publications and a children’s physics book to fund her next space station project through the aerospace company Nanoracks.
Nico Gariboldi, head of the digital technology and innovation centre of Pfizer and leader of the Pfizer digital hub believes that Thessaloniki “is a city full of talents” with the potential to become an important technological centre and the Silicon Valley of Greece. He wants to “put Thessaloniki on the map” in terms of innovation and scientific excellence and to also send a clear message that there are strong reasons to invest there.
Led by Greek professor of hematology, Grisgoris Gerotziafas, a team of Greek scientists have developed the breakthrough COMPASS-COVID-19 SCORE test. Designed to predict the severity of COVID-19 in patients, the test is soon to be integrated into the COVID-19 operations of hospitals around the world.
Although famous worldwide for its seas, more than 80% of Greece is mountainous. We present to you the top five destinations for mountain lovers, who want to climb, hike, or just enjoy breathtaking views in Greece.
Calling all photography lovers – both professional and amateurs! Wiki Loves Monuments is in Greece for the month of October 2020 with numerous prizes and awards to be won.
Isabella Rossellini is set to star in upcoming movie Arrivederci, to be filmed in both Greece and Australia, and is set to feature numerous Greek and Australian actors.
The love for Greek cultural heritage and a desire to share it with the whole world led to the creation of Greek brand SOPHIA, now being sold worldwide including at the iconic Louvre and British Museums.