The Greek Who Taught the Japanese to Eat Feta Cheese and Olive Oil

Pioneering businessman Thanasis Fragkis was the very first person to introduce traditional Greek products to Japan more than a decade ago. Olive oil, wine,...

Greece Wins Legal Battle Against Popular Japanese Yogurt Claiming to Be ”Greek”

Greece won a battle in Japan recently against a large company that produces yogurt under the name ''The Greek Yogurt.'' Greece, in order to avoid...

Greek Axiom by Socrates on Hiroshima Peace Bell Remains Relevant Today

The Greek axiom by Socrates, ΓΝΩΘΙ ΣΑΥΤΟΝ ("Know thyself"), inscribed on the Hiroshima Peace Bell, remains relevant today, 74 years after the first nuclear...

Tokyo 2020 Organizers Unveil Medals Featuring Nike, Greek Goddess of Victory

With exactly one year to go until next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo, the medals for the 2020 games were unveiled on Thursday in...

Greek Community Marks Epiphany in Japan

Members of the Greek community in Japan celebrated Epiphany at a beach in the southern prefecture of Okinawa on Sunday. GreeceJapan.com reports that the liturgy...

Greeks Gather in Tokyo to Celebrate Christmas

The Greek community in Japan recently came together to celebrate Christmas at a festive party hosted by the groups ''Greeks of Japan'' and the...

IKEA Store in Japan Now Selling Greek Moussaka

The citizens of the city of Misato, Japan now have the opportunity to enjoy Greek moussaka sold at the city's IKEA store. The Swedish chain...

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...

A Greek Techy Is Part of the Google Japan Team Improving Maps App

The internationally composed Google Japan unit is always looking for the latest trends and advances in technology. Recently, five techies on the team --...

Ancient Coins Bearing Byzantine Emperor Constantine the First Found in Japan

Ancient coins minted during the era of the first Byzantine Empire were found in the excavations of ancient castle ruins in Okinawa, Japan. According to...