Greek Architect Wins Gardening World Cup in Japan

While some people dream of winning the football the basketball world cups, Konstantina Stara claimed the most prestigious award in Japan's gardening realm. Stara won the gold...

Japanese Want Venus de Milo In Panties

Japanese residents from the town of Okuizumom are calling on the authorities to dress replicas of the famous statue of Venus de Milo to...

Japan Forum on International Relations Urges Nation’s Acceptance for Skilled Immigration

A leading international think tank is urging Japan to open up its traditionally restrictive immigration system to incoming skilled immigration. The proposal by the Japan...

Kazantzakis Translated Into Japanese

The works of Nikos Kazantzakis, Report to Greco and Alexis Zorbas, will be translated into  Japanese, as it was announced by the International Society...
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Japan Beats Cyprus 1-0 in Friendly Soccer Match [VIDEO]

By Kinthia Ktena The Cyprus national football team won the applause of Japan in their international friendly match in Saitama with 65,000 people in the...

Lafcadio Hearn: The Greek National Poet of Japan

Lafcadio Hearn, known also by the Japanese name Koizumi Yakumo, was an international writer best known for his presentation of Japan and its culture in the...

147 Ancient Greek Artifacts to Travel to Japan

A major temporary exhibition, entitled “The Golden Legend,” will be held at the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo and two other venues in Japan...

Greek Film ‘Little Land’ Travels To Japan

The film “Little Land”, which is dedicated to the Greek island of Ikaria, after winning two awards at the 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, the...

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...

Greece Goes After Japanese Tourists

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni is eying Japan as a source of more visitors and talked about it in a meeting with Chairman of...