Zara Named After Greek Man

Zara was named after a bearded Greek man. The high street store's namesake was the bushy-bearded boisterous peasant in the 1964 film 'Zorba the Greek',...

Spanish Artists Send Message to Greeks

Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus was inspired by the recent Greek referendum results, where the people said a big "No" to the measures proposed by...

Greek Scientist Helps People With Macular Degeneration See Again

A great scientific achievement made by a Greek scientist offers great opportunity to people with vision problems. 95% of people suffering from macular degeneration...

Formula 1 Honors El Greco

The Lotus F1 Team has decided to honor the memory of the famous Greek painter El Greco. Four hundreds years after the death of the...

Summer Olympic Games in 2020

The list of potential candidates to host the Summer Olympic Games of 2020 continues to grow. Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced officially...

El Greco’s Art Travelling From Greece to Toledo

The greatest exhibition ever of the works of El Greco will take place in Toledo, Spain. Three pieces by Greece’s most famous painter will...

Greek Researcher Helps Design Innovative Folding Car of the Future

Dimitris Papanikolaou is the only Greek researcher working for the Hiriko project. With seven more researchers, Papanikolaou saw their common idea becoming real with...

Greek Costis Mitsotakis is the Only Resident Not To Win Spain’s Huge Christmas Lottery

According to the New York Times, the residents of a tiny isolated farming village of Sodeto in Spain were thinking of passing up Spain’s...

The Greek King of Cocktails

Greek bartender Thanasis Kouziokas won the fourth Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspirations cocktail competition. The bartender of Groove Cocktail Bar in Greece won eight international competitors at...

Nikolaidou Wins Gold in Rowing

One more great success for Greek rowing. Aikaterini Nikolaidou won the gold medal in the 2013 European Rowing Championship that took place in Seville,...