‘Suntan’ by Argyris Papadimitropoulos Wins Top Prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

The film 'Suntan' directed by Argyris Papadimitropoulos and shot entirely on the island of Antiparos won the prize for Best International Feature Film at...

Golden Dawn Girls: The Film Stealing the Limelight at International Festival (video)

A documentary about the rapid rise of neo-Nazism in contemporary Greece has won acclaim by film critics at the International Documentary Film Festival, which...

Europe’s Most Romantic Hotel is in Santorini

There is a hotel in Fira, the modern capital of the Greek Aegean island of Santorini, which came first among 600 historic hotels in...

ICJ Decides Against Italy Regarding Compensation for Nazi Crimes

The International Court of Justice in Hague announced its decision on the German compensations to Greece for Nazi crimes during World War II; the...

Women’s Greek Beach Volleyball Team Takes Second Place in Europe

The women's Greek national beach volleyball team of Vicky Arvaniti and Maria Tsiartsiani won the silver medal in the European Beach Volleyball Championship, which...

Crete Promoted as Hot Tourist Destination for Dutch Visitors

Despite the fact that there was a decrease of arrivals of Dutch tourists in Greece in the past three years, the Greek island of...

Byzantine Icons to Be Repatriated to Cyprus

The government of the Netherlands decided to give back to the Church of Cyprus four portable Byzantine icons that date back to the 16th...

Transavia Offers Cheap Flights to Kos

Transavia.com airlines is planning to launch budget price flights to Kos, Kythira, Kalamata and Rhodes islands, during the summer period of 2013. The airline...

Greece Tourism Downturn for Dutch Holiday Seekers in 2016

The Dutch tourism board, NBTC released new statistics for Dutch holiday makers during the 2016 season. It is speculated that 2016 will see an increase...

Lanthimos Wins Rotterdam’s CineMart Prize

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos was awarded the ARTE International Prize, at the 42nd International Film Festival of Rotterdam for the Best CineMart 2013 Project...