Mary Karananos is a Sydney based contemporary artist whose illustrative work is inspired by nature, the human form, Greek symbolism and mythology. Her works captivate through their elegant simplicity. I caught up with Mary to find out more about her latest collection of works and what inspires her art making.
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!
In almost every Greek city you will find ancient monuments, sculptures or building remains that are evidence of the grand historical past of the country. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not just because of their majestic architecture or their antiquity, but also because of their contribution to modern civilization, society, art and sciences.
On this day February 3 in 1830 The London Protocol established the full independence and sovereignty of Greece from the Ottoman Empire thereby concluding the Greek War of Independence.