Greek Culture

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.

Fetolia art of scarf

Fetolia: the Art of Scarf

Made from the world’s finest pure silk materials, with finely rolled hand finished edges and immaculate attention to every single detail, Fetolia’s luxury limited edition scarves are exclusive designs inspired by history, nature and ethnic influences, including some beautiful Greek-themed designs such as the aptly named ‘The Olympian Gods’, ‘Evzonas’ and ‘The Abduction of Europa.’

Tsitsipas Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas Weighs in on Australian Open Vaccine Controversy

With the current debate surrounding vaccinations dividing the tennis world, Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas has posted a cryptic message on Twitter regarding the controversy ahead of the Australian Open.

Stefanos Tsitsipas at the 2021 French Open Photo credit: Julian Finney

Tsitsipas Image One of Time’s Top 100 Photos 2021, Likened to ‘Caravaggio Painting’

An image of Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has been named one of Time’s Top Photos of 2021 with the creative genius of its photographer Julian Finney compared to that of famed Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Istanbul

Crowds Flock to the Greek Orthodox Wish-Granting Church in Constantinople

On December 1, as on the first day of every month, people flocked in droves to the wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Constantinople to make wishes, in the hope that they will come true.