Longest-serving High Priestess of the Olympic Flame ceremony at Ancient Olympia, Maria Moscholiou, has passed…
Contemporary Greek culture and traditions are very rich and diverse, reflecting Greece’s location at the crossing point where the West meets the East and the country’s great and turbulent history.
The celebrity cats of Syros are set to star in a Netflix documentary. Due for release early next year, the documentary tells the heartwarming story of ‘God’s Little People’ cat rescue, established by a couple striving to “show the world that animals count and that the way we treat them reflects something of our own humanity.”
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.
With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck and boasting the largest Marine Park in the World, Greek island of Alonissos adorns the National Geographic ‘Best of the World’ list of destinations for 2021
November 21 is traditionally a day where every Mama & Yiayia in many Greek villages are on a mission, gathering as many Polysporia (legumes) as possible – including all types of beans, corn, peas, wheat, and lentils and cook all the seeds together for a big family feast.
With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is right, the beautiful book ‘Elia’ by Greek Australian author Stella Sorotou is sure to bring a tear to your eye.
“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.
With most global polls voting that Greek men are amongst the sexiest on the planet, Greek City Times have compiled our own list of the World’s Sexiest Greek Gods Alive 2020. We hope you enjoy.
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.
In an amazing discovery, a large head of an ancient statue has been found just meters below the ground during a routine road upgrade in Athens. Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis says he is filled with “pride and admiration” for the beautiful and unique Athens.
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.
For Elyssa Vickers, converting to Orthodoxy was like “finding a home, somewhere that I belong”. Here is her beautiful story.
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.