Greeks Celebrate Independence Day in South Africa (photos)

The Greek community in South Africa commemorated Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg with a liturgy at the Orthodox Cathedral of...

Greeks of South Africa to Commemorate Independence Day

The Greek community in South Africa will commemorate Greek Independence Day on Sunday March 18 in Johannesburg. According to the Federation of the Hellenic Communities...

Greek Composer Yanni Dedicates Song to Syria (video)

World-renowned Greek composer Yanni has dedicated a track to the people of Syria. In a Facebook post this week, the musician writes: "This is for all my...

Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulchre Reopens After Israel Backtracks

Israel has suspended a controversial tax plan and property legislation in response to the unprecedented Christian decision on Sunday to close the Church of...

Christian Leaders Shut Jerusalem’s Iconic Church to Protest Taxes

The leaders of the major Christian sects in Jerusalem closed the Church of the Holy Sepulchre for several hours on Sunday to protest an...

Israeli Scientists Uncover Ancient Greek Inscription

Scientists in Israel have unearthed a rare Greek-language mosaic dating from the 2nd-3rd century. Researchers from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) were digging at Caesarea...

Cretan Man Marries Indian Girlfriend in Bollywood-Style Wedding

Despite the marvelous Bollywood movies one can enjoy online, an Indian wedding is an unusual sight for a Greek. Apparently not so, though, for...

Ancient Greek Gods Found in Israel

  A 2,300-year-old image depicting the birth of the Greek goddess Athena has been unearthed by scientists studying the remains of a Biblical site in...

Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels...

Japanese Band Plays Greek Tsifteteli Song (video)

A Japanese band, called Pyramidos, has captured the attention of thousands of YouTube users with its take of a popular Greek tsifteteli song called...