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Stunning Dior Fashion Show Held at Athens Panathenaic Stadium By Bella Kontogianni June 18, 2021

A jaw-dropping Dior fashion show was held in Athens at the Panathenaic Stadium on Thursday for the major fashion house’s “Cruise 2022” collection. Setting the show at the world famous, historically significant, and most importantly decidedly Grecian “Kallimarmaro” stadium is clearly a nod to ancient Greece, which acts as a huge inspiration for Dior. Dior …

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Greek Husband of Caroline Crouch Confesses to Brutal Murder By Tasos Kokkinidis June 17, 2021

Babis Anagnostopoulos and Caroline Crouch. Credit: Instagram/flying.babis Late on Thursday, Greek police charged the husband of Caroline Crouch for her brutal murder on May 11 in Athens. Babis Anagnostopoulos confessed committing the crime. Twenty-year-old Crouch was strangled to death in front of her 11-month-old daughter at their home near Athens on May 11. Anagnostopoulos initially …

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ISAP, tram workers will not stage full strike on Wednesday

The union representing workers on Athens’ ISAP electric railway and tram have decided not to participate in the full, 24-hour strike organized by the civil servants’ union ADEDY on Wednesday. In an announcement on Tuesday, STASY said it would limit its protest action against the government’s labor reform bill to a work stoppage starting at …

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Pan-Hellenic strike on Thursday: Who are participating, how will the means of transport move

Pan-Hellenic strike on Thursday: Who are participating, how will the means of transport move NewsroomNewsroom Sunday, 06 June 2021 23:43 Pan-Hellenic strike on Thursday: Who are participating, how will the means of transport move “Handbrake” will pull Metro, ISAP and tram, while ships will remain moored in ports INTIME / LIAKOS GIANNIS Public and private …

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Top DJ Charlotte de Witte Performs at Ancient Messene By Anna Wichmann February 28, 2021

Belgian DJ Charlotte de Witte played the set of her life on Thursday after she performed her famed techno beats at the majestic archaeological site of Ancient Messene in Greece. With the setting sun, Peloponnesian countryside, and ancient stadium as a backdrop, de Witte blasted the dark, minimal house music for which the prominent female …

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The History and Tradition of the Greek Dance Zeibekiko By Philip Chrysopoulos March 2, 2021

It is difficult to dance the zeibekiko, mainly because it has no set steps, no particular rhythm. It requires an inner intensity, because it is an improvised movement that expresses the feelings of the individual who gets up to dance. And they are mainly feelings of defeat, of sadness, life’s despair and unfulfilled dreams, the …

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Coronavirus Cases Surge in Greece with 2,353 on Tuesday By Anna Wichmann March 2, 2021

The number of coronavirus cases surged today in Greece, as a total of 2,353 cases of the virus were diagnosed across the country on Tuesday alone — the highest number of daily cases recorded in Greece in 2021. The figure represents 1,177 more instances of Covid-19 than the 1,176 total cases that were recorded in …

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Alexandros Ypsilantis: The Greek Hero Who Sparked the War of Independence By Philip Chrysopoulos February 22, 2021

Well before March 25, 1821 and the breaking out of the Greek War of Independence, Alexandros Ypsilantis had already decided that the first blow against the Ottoman Empire should be outside Greece. A founding member of Filiki Eteria, Ypsilantis had made a general plan for the uprising, which was revised in May of 1820 in …

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EasyJet Says Early Travel Bookings Already up 600% By Patricia Claus February 23, 2021

The British airline EasyJet stated on Tuesday that bookings for flights increased by more than 300% and vacation reservations grew by over 600% on a weekly basis after Great Britain announced plans to resume international travel once again. According to the travel giant, the Greek island of Crete is among the most popular destinations among …