How Istanbul’s Historical Churches Celebrate Christmas

Istanbul is home to over 200 active churches according to a 2000 census, and this holiday season they are celebrating Christmas with the traditional...

The Light of Christmas Shines Bright at the Phanar in Turkey

One of the greatest manifestations of hope for Christians in the Middle East and indeed around the world is the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Imvros to Have Greek Kindergarten Open in 2017

Three Greek five-year-olds on the Aegean island of Imvros, or Gökçeada in Turkish, are going to get the chance to go to a Greek...

Moscow: Air Force and Navy Play and Dance Syrtaki at International Festival of Military...

On Saturday in Moscow the International Festival of Military Music, Spasskaya, was a great success with spectators enjoying 22 military bands from 12 different countries performing...

Giant Greek Salad for Guinness Record to be Prepared at Moscow’s Red Square

The world's biggest Greek salad aiming to break the Guinness record is to be prepared at Moscow's Red Square on September 4 at the...

Terra Ancestrale, a Study of Greeks Living in Italy

"Terra Ancestrale" - "Earth of Pioneers" - a study of Greeks in Italy presented in Rome, focuses on the "modern Greek diaspora in Italy, especially the...

Making a Difference: Donating Bras to Refugee Women in Greece’s Camps

  All it takes is one person to step forward from the crowd to make a difference in the lives of thousands. This is exactly what...

The Story of the Karamanlides: Orthodox, Turkish-Speaking People Native to Anatolia

Starting as far back as 1071, Turks began their settlements in Anatolia and shortly after, dominated the vast majority of the region, excluding the...

Greek Expat Community in Romania Growing, Concern for Education

As the economic crisis in Greece continues, many Greek businesses and families have made the move to Romania in hopes of a brighter future...

Russia Interested in Augmenting Tourist Numbers in Greece

"Every Russian that visits Greece feels like home," said Oleg Safonov, head of the Russian Federal Service of Tourism, in a recent show in...