Greek Culture

Cats (of Syros). The Netflix Documentary.

The celebrity cats of Syros are set to star in a Netflix documentary. Due for release early next year, the… Read More

3 days ago

Collection by Australian artist Max Grierson inspired by Athens and the Greek islands

His love for Greece, his passion for Greek mythology and the peculiarity of the Greek urban landscapes have inspired artist… Read More

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Alonissos honoured by National Geographic’s ‘Best of the World List’ 2021

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck and boasting the largest Marine… Read More

4 days ago

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia

November 21 is traditionally a day where every Mama & Yiayia in many Greek villages are on a mission, gathering… Read More

4 days ago

Introducing Author Stella Sorotou

With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is… Read More

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Agia Fotini of Mantinea: One of the most mysterious churches in the world  

"My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves… Read More

5 days ago

On this day in 1988, Christina Onassis passes away aged 37

Christina Onassis (Χριστίνα Ωνάση) was the only daughter of self-made Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Socrates Onassis and Athina Livanos. Her… Read More

6 days ago

Statuettes of goddess Demeter and her daughter found at a construction site in Russia Anapa

Statuettes of the ancient Greek goddess Demeter and her daughter have been discovered in Anapa, a town in Russia. Demeter was… Read More

1 week ago

Do you know the national animal of Greece?

The national animal of Greece is the dolphin. Delphinus delphis is the scientific name of Greece’s national animal, which are… Read More

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November 17, 1973: Athens Polytechnic uprising

Athens Polytechnic uprising November 17 commemorates the Athens Polytechnic Uprising in 1973, which was a massive demonstration of popular rejection… Read More

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Greek City Times List of World’s Sexiest Greek Gods Alive 2020

With most global polls voting that Greek men are amongst the sexiest on the planet, Greek City Times have compiled… Read More

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Study shows Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is world’s most perfect in terms of aesthetics and acoustics

The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was… Read More

2 weeks ago

Head of ancient statue found just metres under the ground in Athens

In an amazing discovery, a large head of an ancient statue has been found just meters below the ground during… Read More

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Monastery of Agios Nektarios in Aegina

One of the most visited sites on Aegina is the church of Agios Nektarios and the monastery of Agia Triada… Read More

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The liberation of Lesvos from the Ottoman Empire began on this day in 1912

The Greek fleet, led by Admiral Pavlos Kountouriotis, started from the bay of Moudros in Lemnos on the night of… Read More

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November 8, 1866: Commemorating the Holocaust of the Arkadi Monastery

The Arkadi Monastery (Μονή Αρκαδίου) is one of Crete's most venerated symbols of freedom. By the mid-19th century, the Ottomans… Read More

2 weeks ago

A Virtual Tour in Ancient Olympia

Travel to Ancient Olympia and take a personalized tour of Olympia’s archaeological sites through your screen with the launch of… Read More

3 weeks ago

“Orthodoxy Changed my Life.” Meet Elyssa – El Salvadorian Catholic turned Greek Orthodox

For Elyssa Vickers, converting to Orthodoxy was like "finding a home, somewhere that I belong". Here is her beautiful story. Read More

3 weeks ago

Evzones exhibition starts at Athens City Museum

The Evzones guards are a true living attraction of the city and an eternal symbol of Greece, synonymous to valour… Read More

3 weeks ago

Dimitris Stamatis: The young Greek designer behind LEGO

Young Greek LEGO designer Dimitris Stamatis grew up playing with LEGO bricks and dreamt of one day working for the… Read More

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