History

Professor Edith Hall On the “Greek Miracle”

The classics scholar and author of "Introducing the Ancient Greeks" describes how curiosity and innovation were key to the rise of ancient Greece.

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Restaurants

Best of Both Worlds: Gastronomic Diff to Host Greece vs Italy Dinner

The event, to take place at Menoo in Kifissia, will explore the intersection between two of the finest cuisines in the Mediterranean.

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Environment

Students Carry Out Large Tree-Planting Drive on Patmos

Over 30 students from Athens together with local volunteers undertook a major project to help restore the ailing forest around Patmos' most sacred site.

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Archaeology

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Theater of Thouria, in Messinia

The site has been identified by epigraphic finds that mention the name of the ancient city, and references made by ancient Greek geographers Pausanias and Strabo.

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Museums

All Fun and Games: Benaki Toy Museum Opens in Athens

Filled with items of childhood whimsy, the latest museum to open in Athens offers a fascinating look at rare toys and games from antiquity until today.

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Events

Thessaloniki’s Aristotelous Square to Host Soccer Tournament

Children, refugees and homeless people will take part in the tournament that forms part of a broader campaign against social exclusion of vulnerable groups.

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CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Virgin Walks: Volunteer Group Opens New Hiking Trails On Greek Islands

This year the Vrilissos Naturalist Club from Athens have cleared, marked and mapped new trails on the small and little-known islands of Fourni.

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Environment

Japanese Businessman to Rescue Tree of Hippocrates on Kos

The centuries-old tree at the site where the father of western medicine once taught his students is suffering problems due to its extreme age.

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