Apart from its natural beauty Greece has a huge cultural wealth that begins from Αntiquity, passed through Byzantium and the Middle Ages and reaches our days. Greece is located at the crossroads where East meets West and that meeting of people, creates the raw material of mixing the trends for the production of culture.
The “Acropolis Museum” in Greece which is a Worldwide–Tourist destination, designed by the Swiss architect, Bernard Tschumi, was founded in 2003 while the Organization of the Museum was established in 2008. A year later, in June 2009 it opened its gates to the public. More than 4,250 valuable objects are exhibited in an area of […]
Yiannis Ritsos, is considered one of the five great Greek–poets of the twentieth century ( Monemvasia 1909-Athens 1990). Yiannis Ritsos spent many years in sanatoriums, prisons or in political exile while producing dozen of volumes of lyrics and dramas. Beginning as a follower of the updated demotic tradition, Ritsos went through a phase of militant, […]
“Mayday”, the Workers_Day or 1st of May The Workers_Day. It is the Workers Day, a holiday first popularized by the Soviet_Union to honor and celebrate, mainly the economical achievements of workers, established in 1880’s. This day, you can expect worker’s groups and unions to be active that day. Major strikes are often scheduled for May_first. Since […]
1st_of_May or Mayday, the new beginning of nature !!!!! 1st_of_May in Greece, has a double meaning. It is the Workers_Day, a holiday first popularized by the Soviet_Union to honor and celebrate, mainly the economical achievements of workers, established in 1880’s. This day, you can expect worker’s groups and unions to be active that day. Major […]
Rocket_war in Chios !! Rocket War In “Chios” a war” between two parishes of Vrontados -a village in Chios–island, a Greek_Island– , Agios Markos and Panagia Erithiani. This custom has its roots in the Ottoman domination, but there is no clear information about when and how exactly it started. We know little about the history […]