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Five facts about the Olympic flame you may not know

What's the Olympic flame for? Has it ever gone out? The Greek Herald gives you five facts about the Olympic custom which you may...

Martha Mavrommatis issues message for 61st anniversary of Cyprus Independence Day

Today is the 61st anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus and to mark the day, the High Commissioner of the Republic...

On This Day in 480BC: Greeks defeat the Persians at the Battle of Salamis

On this day in 480BC, the Battle of Salamis, which is one of the most famous naval battles of antiquity, took place. During the...

Five facts about the Athens Public Tobacco Factory that became a cultural center

The Athens Public Tobacco Factory at 218 Lenorman Street has become a cultural centre to mark the 200th anniversary of Greece’s liberation from the Ottoman...

Edith Piaf and Dimitris Horn: Their Athens meeting and the passionate love letter

It's a love story not many know about. France's great cultural icon, Edith Piaf, meets with Greek stage and movie actor, Dimitris Horn, and...

On this day in 2000: The Olympic Games begin in Sydney

21 years ago, the Olympic Games kicked off its opening ceremony to a 110,000-seat stadium on September 15, 2000. Sydney 2000 not only marked the...

Remembering the Greek victims of the 9/11 terror attacks

This year on September 11, the world marks 20 years since the 9/11 terror attacks, which killed nearly 3,000 people from 93 different nationalities. Among...

Top five most well-known dads from ancient Greek mythology

As we celebrate Father's Day, it's worth taking a moment to reflect on a few dads from within the history books who truly impersonate...

On This Day: Greece’s first psychoanalyst, Andreas Embirikos, was born

Andreas Embirikos was a Greek surrealist poet and the first Greek psychoanalyst. On this day in 1901, Embirikos was born and to mark the...

On This Day in 1931: Greek singer, Stelios Kazantzidis, was born

One of the most beloved Greek music performers of the modern era, Stelios Kazantzidis, was born on this day back in 1931. The singer...
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