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Chinese Students Study Ancient Greek Theater at Summer School in Nafplio

Chinese Students are learning all about ancient Greek theater at the Greek Educational Drama Summer School initiative in Nafplio.

Global Hospitality Brand Selina Enters Greece with ‘Centavrus Pelion’ Hotel

Selina, a global hospitality brand, has launched its entrance in the Greek market with the "Selina Centavrus Pelion" hotel in Makrinitsa.

Greek Culture Ministry Sets Out to Make Delos Islet an Open Museum

The Greek Culture Ministry announced plans to transform the historic island of Delos, in the Cyclades, into an open museum.

Tourism Minister Inaugurates Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura inaugurated Greece’s first theme park and museum in Thessaloniki, which is dedicated to Greek mythology and the 12 Labors of Hercules.

World Premier of Lyric Opera to Be Staged on Delos

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Delos, on October 6 and 7, will host the world premiere of the one-act lyric opera titled, “Hera Descends on Delos”.

Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki Presents the 12 Labors of Hercules

The 12 Labors of Hercules will be presented and explained at Greece's first theme park on Greek mythology to open in Thessaloniki in September.

Bringing Traditional Music Back to the Streets of Greece

Buskers are now bringing a flavor of the ancient world to the streets of modern Greece, using traditional instruments to recreate the sounds of yesteryear for tourists and locals alike.

Underwater Dig off Delos Uncovers Shipwrecks, Port Structures

A series of underwater excavations carried out off the island of Delos in the Cyclades has brought to the fore ancient coastal structures, a port and shipwrecks.

Portico of Philip V on Delos to Undergo Restoration

The Portico of Philip V at the archaeological site of Delos in the Cyclades will be the first to undergo restoration with funding by the Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation.

Wedding Styled Shoot by BOND Events at Cape Sounio Resort

Luxury and elegance took center stage in a wedding styled shoot inspired by the story of King Midas in Greek mythology, known for his power to turn everything he touches into gold.

Robin Williams Was A Philhellene. His Words On Greece.

Robin Williams had expressed his appreciation for Greece in an interview back in 2011 and touched us all.

Lady Gaga To Give Concert In Athens, Greece

Rumors have been confirmed and American pop star Lady Gaga is expected to come to Greece for the first time and give a concert.

Sand Sculpture Workshops in Western Peloponnisos

Grecotel Olympia Riviera Resort has brought sand sculpting to Greece for the first time this summer. The resort located in Killini, on the west coast of Peloponnisos has invited artists from the World Sand Sculpture Academy (WSSA) in Holland to create sculptures and provide...

Full Speed Ahead For New Tourism Products

A theme park inspired by ancient Greek mythology opens in the Anavyssos area, south of Athens, in 2004 and by when all phases are fully completed, in 2006, the park is expected to attract up to 1.2 million visitors per year.

Unrestrained Optimism For Greek Tourism

If anything was crystal clear at the last month's Destination Greece conference organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, it was that Greece has a fantastic opportunity to develop its tourism sector. All that's needed is the decision.

Philoxenia’s Last Stand

During opening ceremonies, Development Minister Nikos Christodoulakis declared that a total of 596.2 billion drachmas in financing from the EU's Third Structural Fund would be funnelled into the industry between now and 2006.