European Tourism Gets off to Rocky Start in Summer of 2020

  Tourism in this unsettling Summer of 2020 is experiencing some rocky patches just a month or so after most European countries opened their gates...

Greek EU Minister Schinas Expresses Anger Over Muslim Prayers in Hagia Sophia

  "Turkey must finally decide what its broader geopolitical goal will be," said Margaritis Schinas, the European Commission's vice-president and Commissioner for the promotion of...

In the Covid-Free Italian Town of the ‘Last Greeks’ You Can Buy a House...

Cinquefrondi, a village in the southern region of Calabria, Italy, made headlines around the world for its offering of homes for 1 euro ($...

Germany Says No to Greek Orthodox Holy Communion Over Coronavirus Fears

The German government has decided to ban Holy Communion in the form it is given to Orthodox Christians in fear that it is conducive...

Exclusive: What It’s Like to Live Under Coronavirus Lockdown in Italy

"We are totally in the black since yesterday evening, like we are under arrest.” So says Anna Ioanna Patiri, a Greek woman living in...

Italy Announces Total Nationwide Coronavirus Lockdown

Italy is now extending its already draconian coronavirus quarantine measures, which include a ban on public gatherings, to the entire country. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte...

Yorgaki, The Only Traditional Greek Coffee Shop in Paris

Yorgaki, (which means "The little George" in Greek) is the one and only traditional Greek coffee shop, or kafeneia, in all of Paris. And...

The Hellenic Initiative’s London Gala Raises Funds for Greece

A sold-out crowd of more than 400 international guests attended the Hellenic Initiative's (THI) Fourth Annual Gala, which was held last week at the...

A Greek Newspaper Struggles to Survive in Istanbul

The story of the Apoyevmatini newspaper in Istanbul mirrors to a great extent the story of the Greek community in the city: Once abundant...

Experience Greece at Dublin’s Greek Business and Arts Festival

The Hellenic Community of Ireland invites the public to the Third Annual Greek Business and Arts Festival in Dublin, which will take place on February...