The idea of pocket parks, a new way to upgrade urban space, has found fertile ground in the Greek capital, which is focusing on green and sustainable development of the urban fabric. Athens, like many other large cities around Europe and the world, s…

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Greece’s biggest cultural festival and one of the oldest in Europe, the Athens & Epidaurus Festival (AEF), is kicking off today (June 1), scheduled to run through October 10, 2021. Despite this year’s tough winter -namely, t…

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Technopolis City of Athens presents the Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival *hybrid edition, from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 May 2021, and invites fans attend events both physically and digitally! The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival (ATJF) becomes the firs…

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Greek Tourist Guides are directly linked to tourism in Greece and the promotion of Greece’ s image abroad. Tell us a few words about the history and the institutional making of your profession.

The first official reference to Tourist Guide Tra…

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The 15th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival is celebrating the breadth and depth of Greek Cinema today. The LAGFF virtual edition will offer New Greek Cinema with curated features, shorts, documentaries, animations on a secure platform accompanied by a…

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Just a few meters away from the Greek Parliament’s building - right behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Amalias Avenue- lies the National Garden of Athens which, together with the Ζappeion Hall, covers 24 hectares full of vegeta…

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A museum dedicated to Philhellenism, founded, and operated by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP) has recently opened its doors in Athens. For the moment, due to the pandemic, only online visits are possible through a 3D virtual tour&n…

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In November 2020, a marble head was discovered in the centre of Athens, on Aiolou Street, during work carried out by the Municipality of Athens at a depth of 1.3 metres underground. It is an ancient statue of Hermes, an "original work of art dating f…

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Kassos is a small Greek island located in the southernmost region of the Eastern Aegean in the Dodecanese lying between the islands of Crete and Karpathos. Most of the population in Kassos is employed in the tertiary sector (services, trade, tourism)…

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