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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.

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.

Facebook ban greek news australian publishers

Facebook blocks smaller Australian publishers following dispute with Australian government. Greek City Times a casualty

Facebook has banned legitimate Australian news from its platform, following its dispute with the Australian Government, threatening the businesses and livelihoods of smaller publishers and causing major disruption to important health, community and emergency services in Australia. Labelled a ‘dog act against all Australians’ by Australian News journalist Joe Hildebrand, the move means that people in Australia can no longer post links to news stories on Facebook.

This Is Athens Campaign: Thousands of foreigners relocate to Athens to work-from-home 1

This Is Athens Campaign: Thousands of foreigners relocate to Athens to work-from-home

“Even the lockdown is more beautiful in Athens,” reads the slogan of the recent This is Athens marketing campaign by the city. Digital nomads from across the globe are relocating to work-from-home in Athens finding there the best balance between work and personal life, at an affordable price, without being deprived of the comforts and rights offered by Europe.