The Benaki Museum presents a major exhibition to commemorate the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution.…
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.
Delphi will be hosting Beethoven’s 7th Symphony live from its Ancient Theatre in an event on 6 June called ‘Europe Celebrates Beethoven’ which will include 9 concerts that will be broadcasted live from selected cities in Europe, dedicated to the famous musical symphonies of German composer and music pioneer, Beethoven.
Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. Limited seats still available.
Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias participated at the opening of the Second International Congress on Cultural…
Every culture has its collection of superstitions – serious or half-serious, irrational beliefs relating to supernatural rituals performed to ward off ill fortune, bring good luck, foretell the future, heal, or to prevent sickness and accidents. Here is a list of some of our favourite Greek superstitions that you may like to read…just to be safe!
A list of ten of Europe’s Best Secluded Beaches is adorned with not just one, but two beaches belonging to the beautiful Greek island of Kefalonia: Kimilia Beach and Dafnoudi Beach. Also awarded TripAdvisor’s ‘Travellers’ Choice – Best of the Best 25 Beaches in the World 2020’, Kimilia Beach and Dafnoudi Beach are just two breathtaking reasons to put Kefalonia onto your summer travel itinerary.
An act of bravery by two university students has been acknowledged as one of the first acts of resistance against the Nazis in Europe and the first in Greece, inspiring not only Greeks, but all subjected people, to resist against the occupation.
Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. The jury has never been out on this cultural matter…
Hagia Sophia was one of several great churches originally built by Constantine, the first Christian emperor and founder of the city of Constantinople. For almost 1,000 years Hagia Sophia remained the largest Greek Orthodox Christian church in the world.
Referred to as one of the darkest days in Greek history, the Fall of Constantinople took place on May 29, 1453, a battle that was part of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453).