Amateur scuba divers and professionals will have an opportunity to visit the underwater archaeological site at the Peristera shipwreck off the shores of Alonnisos, as part of a seminar regarding the BlueMed programme for Underwater Museums and Diving Parks and Knowledge Awareness Centres that will be held on the island on April 6-7.
Eleni Boukoura-Altamura was born in the island of Spetses in 1821. She was daughter of Ioannis Boukouras who had established the first theatre in Athens. The renowned Theatre Place has been honourably named after this development.
The project to electrify the railway section between Lianokladi and Domokos on the Athens-Thessaloniki route will reportedly be completed by the end of the month, allowing Italian-owned railway service operator Trainose to launch the…
The first round of aerial pesticide spraying for mosquito control carried out by authorities in Attica is set to conclude at the end of March.
Attackers threw an explosive device at the Russian Consulate in Athens, at 4:00 am, on Friday. The device exploded near the police booth, causing minor damage.
The British Library on Thursday returned three rare historic documents that had been illegally removed from the Panaghia Chrysopodaritissa Monastery in Achaia in 1979, delivering them to the Greek Embassy in London.
The Harokopio University, the University of the Aegean and Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, for a second year have launched the international Master’s (MSc) program on “Sustainable Tourism Development: Cultural Heritage, Environment,…
It should have been a celebration of football. In Athens' Olympic Stadium, traditional giants Panathinaikos are up against serial champions Olympiacos. Tens of thousands of fans are cheering their team on.
In Greece, very little is wasted. After an orange is peeled, there’s still a use for it. People often turn it into a spoon sweet, which is a type of dessert that is, in a lot of ways, representative of Greek hospitality. They are usually…
US carrier American Airlines will offer a new seasonal direct flight from Athens International Airport (AIA) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), connecting the two cities for the first time.