Proto Thema – Ancient Greece is widely known for its immense contributions to western society and the world in general, from philosophy and sports, to theatre and medicine. But the amazing Greeks also did some pretty weird stuff, like anointing their bodies with a mixture of athletes’ sweat and dust […]
Reports late in November that American cinematographer and director Steven Bernstein was interested in establishing a film studio on the Cycladic island of Syros caused a stir on social media. However, few people seemed aware of the conditions set by the Cannes Golden Lion winner. Speaking to Kathimerini, Giorgos Leontaritis, […]
A priceless archaeological treasure surfaced following the recent downpours that fell in Ierapetra, Crete. According to neakriti.gr, a marble sculpture of an ancient Roman noblewoman with a stunning hairstyle was found on 4 January by a young farmer, who handed it immediately to the Archaeological Service. According to the first estimate of the […]
Neos Kosmos –In a bid to remember and commemorate the writer and philosopher that was Nikos Kazantzakis, the Ministry of Culture has declared 2017 as the ‘Year of Nikos Kazantzakis’. Sixty years since his death in 1957, the International Society of Greek Writers & Artists has developed a World Literary […]
Dancers of “Papadokostas” cultural group are dancing a Cretan Sirtos in the snow… Enjoy!!!