Tokyo Wins Race to Host 2020 Olympics

Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Summer Olympics on Saturday, beating Istanbul and Madrid at the International Olympic Committee’s general session in Buenos...

Ancient Greek Comedy by Tokyo University Students

The ancient theater club at Tokyo University has organized the production of “Epitrepontes” an ancient Greek comedy by Menander which will be presented for...
Greek in Japan

Greek Innovation Presented to Japanese Market

The Hellenic Semiconductor Industry Association, under the initiative, Σynergies, Connecting Changemakers,  organized a business delegation of hi-tech companies to visit Tokyo from Oct. 1-5....

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...
Fanis Gekas

The Moment You Realize Your Tattoo Doesn’t Mean What You Thought

Tattoos -- especially those depicting Kanji characters -- have become some of the most talked about body art failures in Asia during the 2014...

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...

Greek-Japanese Christos Makiyama Talks about How He Experienced the Devastating 8.9-Magnitude Earthquake

wxfnWFRxVAk Christos Makiyama, a Greek-Japanese resident of Yokohama - a city about 15 miles south of Tokyo- talks about how he experienced the 8.9 magnitude...

Revisiting Greek Tragedy on the Modern Stage

The community "Greeks of Japan," a website created to unite the Greeks and people interested in Greece and live in Japan, is organizing a...

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...

The Greek Bride Who Brought Classical Music to Far East

Many Greeks know of the "nyfes," women sent by ship to the United States and Australia in the 1930s to marry a man they...