Tag: Greek mythology

Elizabeth Taylor Cleopatra

Gal Gadot fans slam haters saying: ‘Cleopatra was Greek not black or Arab’

Critics blasted as ‘uneducated for believing that the Egyptian ruler was from an African or Arab descent when she was in fact Macedonian Greek’ in a racial profiling debate following the announcement that Israeli actress Gal Gadot is to play Cleopatra in the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie.

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek PM speaks to children all over the world learning Greek

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis participated in a video conference with Greek kids all over the world, as well as children of different nationalities learning Greek. Mitsotakis spoke with students and teachers…

Greek diaspora schools to test StaEllinika platform 1

Greek diaspora schools to test StaEllinika platform

The StaEllenika initiative, announced in April by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, serves as the platform of suite of apps for young Greek language learners developed through Simon Fraser University (SFU).…

Children of the Greek diaspora learn about their homeland 3

Children of the Greek diaspora learn about their homeland

The General Secretariat for Greeks Αbroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, have designed a series of apps to bring the children…

Pomegranate

New Year’s tradition of smashing pomegranates

Pomegranate is an ancient red fruit, which has been the symbol of fertility, prosperity and regeneration for thousands of years in Greece and in Greek mythology. During Christmas time in Greece you…

The Countless Aspects of Greek Beauty 6

The Countless Aspects of Greek Beauty

  “Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from the eternal.” – Dante Alighieri Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so the saying goes. Yet nevertheless, from as far…

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