Greek culture

Why Greek coffee is considered healthiest in the world

Worldwide studies throughout the years have shown that Greek coffee has major health benefits, going as far as to say…

2 weeks ago

The Allure of Greek Autumn

With its mild weather, vibrant landscapes, and fewer tourists, Greece offers a unique and captivating experience for travellers during the…

2 weeks ago

Verge of Extinction? Turkey’s Greeks Face An Uncertain Tomorrow

On the verge of extinction? Turkey's Greeks are at a crossroads, and the outcome will depend on various factors, including…

2 weeks ago

Six in ten Greeks believe their headaches are caused by the ‘Mati’

A study carried out by the Society for Headache and Migraine Patients has found that six out of ten Greeks…

2 weeks ago

On this day in 1056 AD, Byzantine Empress Theodora passed away

On this day, August 31, in 1056 AD, Byzantine Empress Theodora Porphyrogenita died. On this day in 1056 AD, Byzantine…

3 weeks ago

Swedish Expedition Strikes Gold Within Royal Tombs in Cyprus.

A recent excavation led by Swedish archaeologists in Cyprus has uncovered a trove of artifacts shedding light on an ancient…

1 month ago

A Mother's Love: PIMATA by Doris Falidis Nickolas

The inspiration behind "PIMATA" is a deeply personal one, rooted in the profound loss of Doris' beloved son, Angelo. Last…

1 month ago

Basic Greek words and phrases for your holiday to Greece 

If you are heading to Greece this summer and not familiar with the Greek language, we have compiled a list…

2 months ago

Experience Joyful Ageing at St. Basil's NSW & ACT Day Centres

St. Basil's NSW & ACT, an organisation established by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, is dedicated to providing quality…

2 months ago

Feast Day of Agios Kosmas and Damianos the Holy Unmercenaries

On July 1 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Agios Kosmas and Agios Damianos the Holy Martyrs, Wonderworkers and Unmercenary Physicians,…

3 months ago

Embracing Tradition, Enlivening Lives: St. Basil's NSW & ACT Celebrates Culture with Engaging Lifestyle Activities

St. Basil's NSW & ACT, an organisation established by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, is committed to providing exceptional…

3 months ago

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist and Forerunner

On June 24 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Nativity of Agios Ioannis the Baptist and Forerunner.

3 months ago

Louis Vuitton's 'Deep Time' Collection Debuts in Greece

Louis Vuitton, the world-renowned international fashion house, has chosen the stunning backdrop of Greece to unveil its latest High Jewellery…

3 months ago

Feast Day of Bartholomew the Holy Apostle

Saint Bartholomew was one of the Twelve Apostles, and had Galilee as his homeland; this is all that is known…

3 months ago

From Nikos Oikonomopoulos to Konstantinos Argiros: Flag-Wearing Phenomenon Sweeps Greek Concerts

The question that has been on everyone's mind lately is, "Who did it first?" as recent events surrounding renowned artist…

4 months ago

History of Greece’s Famous Komboloi

The Komboloi is known to be a favourite pastime for many Greeks and used as a way to relax their mind…

4 months ago

Frappé and Freddo, Greece’s most popular Summer coffee drinks

Coffee is a part of Greek culture and over the warmer months, Greeks are known for spending hours sipping on…

4 months ago

Feast Day of Agios Georgios, the Great Martyr and Triumphant

Today is the Feast Day of Agios Georgios, a great and glorious Martyr of Christ, born of a father from…

5 months ago

Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene of Lesvos

The holy, glorious and right-victorious Martyrs Raphael, Nicholas and Irene suffered martyrdom by the Turks on the island of Lesvos,…

5 months ago


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