People

Greece Gives Novelist Victoria Hislop Honorary Greek Citizenship

The author of the bestselling novel "The Island" was granted Greek citizenship for promoting modern Greek history and culture.

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People

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Get Greek Passports, Meet Prime Minister

A photo posted to Instagram by the Greek PM shows the Hollywood power couple brandishing their new passports.

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People

Drake Promises to “Fly You Out to Greece” in New Track

In an excerpt of a new track previewed on an Instagram Live session, one of the world's most successful rappers sings of a promised trip to Greece.

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People

New Video of Diplomats Reciting Greek Literature

Promoting solidarity in the face of the pandemic, the Foreign Ministry invited diplomats to recite passages by Greek literary greats.

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People

Victoria Hislop: We Will Bathe in the Waters of the Aegean Again

The bestselling author who wrote about the leper colony on the island of Spinalonga, off Crete, talks about Greece's response to the coronavirus crisis.

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Urban Life

Greek Street Magazine Seeks to Help Sellers Hit by Lockdown

The magazine Shedia, a source of income for many homeless individuals, is looking to subscriptions and other means to help its sellers.

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Music

Greek Prodigy Pens ‘Isolation Waltz’ for a World in Lockdown

Watching 7-year-old Stelios Kerasidis play the piano will surely brighten your day in lockdown.

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People

Greek President Praises Seamstress Who Donated Surgical Masks

Sakellaropoulou welcomed the voluntary contribution of many civilians, underlining the importance of solidarity during this unprecedented crisis.

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