Like the elite Greek soldiers bursting out of the Trojan Horse in Troy, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos has exploded onto the creative scene with a vengeance, seizing it by storm. After staging his debut runway show at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021, Gogos has received widespread acclaim for its colourful celebration of community and collaboration. Now in the midst of his first solo exhibition, Greek City Times speaks to the creative genius himself.
With a name that literally means ‘City of Victory’, one can only imagine the history that has been created in such a place as the city of Nikopolis in Preveza, in the region of Epirus, Greece. Covering an area of 900 hectares (approximately 14,000 acres), Nikopolis was the largest ancient city in Greece.
In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!
Images left behind following the Elpis snowstorm have captured imaginations all across Greece, and Ioannina…
Kapesovo, a green, picturesque, stone village of just 51 residents, that belongs to the Municipality of Zagori, is known not just for its beauty but for another, very unique reason; almost all its residents have ancient Greek names.
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.