The memorial prayer (Askava) and the laying of wreaths at the annual event commemorating the National Day of Remembrance of the Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust on January 28 was among the last to be held on the pavement of Nikis Avenue, in central Thessaloniki. Eleftherias Square will […]

19.01.2024 / 13:32

The famous angels of Kurbinovo, a small village on the shore of the Great Prespa Lake in North Macedonia, have got their colorful robes, expressive faces and fluttering wings back, after the wear and tear of time had dulled the luster of what is regarded as one of the greatest murals of the Komnenian era (AD 1081-1204).

29.10.2023 / 08:19

“My dear children, I am sorry that I was not able to safeguard for you our family’s wealth; the result of my 40 years of toil has been left behind in Turkey. There I left our sweet home, my studio, in which you sang your first songs, murmured with your innocent […]

14.04.2023 / 19:36

“Mr Ambassador, please accept these photographs of my father Miltiadis Manaki, which come from my private collection. My father thought of himself as a Greek, and for this reason I offer these photographs for publication in the album dedicated to him.”

21.12.2022 / 22:15

The large, long-anticipated new museum at ancient Aigai, in northern Greece, opened its doors this week with the exhibition “Memories of Aigai,” showcasing finds from the excavations at Vergina.

20.08.2022 / 22:30

What do the Santorini caldera in the southeast Aegean, Kykkos Monastery on the forested northwestern slopes of Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains, Butrint in Albania and Nessebar in Bulgaria have in common?

15.08.2022 / 22:08

The lights go back on briefly at the Modiano Market, and photographs from the testing of the listed monument’s new lighting system quickly start making the rounds on social media.

21.03.2022 / 18:46

“Did you find the tunnel leading into the artist’s mind?” I ask Alexandra Goulaki-Voutyra before we set off on our exclusive tour of the fascinating retrospective exhibition on sculptor Yannoulis Chalepas (1851-1938).