Awesome Autumn-Time Exhibitions in Athens

 Let’s face it, the weather has become unpredictable worldwide, and Attica recently experienced its first lashings of a cyclone, so no longer do Athenians enjoy summery sunshine til late October and the wake up to winter weather almost overnight. Regardless of the (somewhat schizophrenic) outdoor temperature though, Athenians always find clever ways to enjoy the…

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 back as the prehistoric period until today, fascinatingly enough evidence has kept revealing that despite how much we change and evolve, humans have…

Australian athlete crosses the finishing line first at the 4th Semi-Marathon of Crete

Humerloc Douglas, an Australian athlete was not only the first to cross the finishing line at the 4th Semi-Marathon of Crete which took place over the weekend, but he also ran a record track time. The Half Marathon in Crete is an international event which saw more than 4,000 people from Greece, as well as from…

10th Greece Race for the Cure

The 10th Greece Race for the Cure, took place over the weekend in Athens, with thousands coming together to support and fight against breast cancer. The annual event is an initiative of the Greek Association of Women with Breast Cancer ‘Alma Zois’ and includes a 5 km race and a symbolic 2 km walk. The goal, to raise…

August Full Moon events attracted over 100,000 visitors

The opening of archeological sites during the August full moon proved to be a great success with the public, according to the Ministry of Culture and Sport which announced more than 100,000 people had visited the sites during the evening on the day of the full moon. In its announcement the Ministry noted that the…

Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2018 in Santorini

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride for 2018, took place over the weekend in Santorini. Motorcyclists didn’t fear Medicane Zorbas that Greece was experiencing, as they were participating in the global one-day fundraising event that aimed to raise awareness about prostate cancer and men’s health. The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride event originally started in Australia in 2010, and has become…

Greek Drama Film ‘The Last Note’

‘The Last Note’ is a gripping historical drama based on true events, directed by Pantelis Voulgaris and co-written with his wife Ioanna Karystiani. The film which was released in 2017, portrays one of the most important chapters of Modern Greek history: the execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis. The leading character…

The Hellenic Initiative’s 6th Annual Gala

On Friday September 21, The Hellenic Initiative (THI) held their 6th Annual Gala in New York City. It truely was a night to remember with more than 750 guests attending and a total of 2 million dollars raised. The funds raised will be invested in entrepreneurial programs and economic development opportunities in Greece and also will…

25th Annual Greek Film Festival of Sydney announces 2018 Program

The Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival has just announced its 2018 Program with a stellar line-up, celebrating 25 years of this popular and much anticipated annual event, which gives Sydneysiders the opportunity to catch some of the best films Greece has to offer!  From the acclaimed Australian indie drama West of Sunshine to TV royalty…