Music

Ancient Greek Sounds Transfix Audience in Athens

An event at the National Archaeological Museum saw ancient hymns performed using faithful replicas of ancient instruments.

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Athens

Niarchos Foundation President Awarded for Contribution to Greece

Andreas Dracopoulos was given the award by the President of the Hellenic Republic for the extraordinary contributions of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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Literature

Edmond About’s Ageless Greece

The Frenchman's book, originally published in 1854, captures many contradictions that are still alive and well in today's Greece.

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Science

The Super Blue Blood Moon Rises Over the Parthenon

Athens' Sacred Rock is captivating any day or night. But on January 31st it was further enhanced by the backdrop of the rare 'super blue blood' moon.

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Athens

New Athens Metro Stations to Open in 2019

Three new stations will extend Line 3 of the Athens metro to the west.

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Travel

Direct Rail Line to Link Athens Airport with Piraeus Port

The new direct line will cut travel time between the airport and the country's busiest port to 60 min and reduce hassle for tourists heading to the islands.

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Athens

Panathenaic Stadium Received Record Number of Visitors in 2017

The stadium bridges the old and the new - built on the site of an ancient stadium in order to host the first modern Olympic Games in 1896.

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Athens

Stavros Niarchos Cultural Center Nominated for Major Architecture Award

The Renzo Piano-designed center Athens' south coast is a candidate for a prestigious award given only once every two years.

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