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Contemporary Cultural Festivals that Enrich the Greek Summer

Summer in Greece is about so much more than the stunning beaches, the archaeological sites, and the incomparable landscapes. Besides being the season of long days under the glorious Mediterranean sun, it’s also the season of exciting nights of music, dance, cinema, and - this being Greece - of course theater. Summer is the finest

Greece and Fashion – an Eternal Inspiration

Is it possible to imagine drape and flow without thinking of the elegance of the Chiton - the ancient Greek garment immortalized by sculptors gracing the curves of subjects, rendered in marble? The eternal beauty of Greece has been an endless source of inspiration for fashion designers - and indeed for fashion - throughout the

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2021: The Highlights

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival is the highlight of the Greek summer. This celebration of the Arts, which began in 1955, features performances of theatre, music, and dance.  The Athens and Epidaurus Festival - an Illustrious History From its earliest years, this festival has had worldwide prestige. Illustrious artists have come to its stages over

The Future of Vegan Fashion: Ioanna Topouzoglou on her sustainable accessories brand Mashu 

Ioanna Topouzoglou is a young, talented fashion designer who is committed to aligning her passion with purpose by creating contemporary artisan pieces that aspire to make a positive change in the future of sustainable fashion.  As a Greek designer based in London, Ioanna stays true to her roots by drawing inspiration from the Cycladic architecture

Rebetiko – UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

We are all familiar with UNESCO world heritage sites. Visitors to Greece will be fortunate to see many monuments, archaeological sites, churches, and other places inscribed in the registry. Equally valuable, and more difficult to quantify, UNESCO has also sought to safeguard treasured cultural practices. Things like oral traditions, social practices, rituals, and events, performing

The Artistic Side of Nafplio and its deep Cultural Roots

Nafplio, in the Peloponnese is arranged beautifully on the Argolic Gulf.  One of Greece’s most romantic cities, where centuries of history intertwined in an unusually dramatic natural setting, providing the rich backdrop for a vibrant local cultural scene — art, design, and plenty of quality places for a fine meal or a relaxing glass of

The August Full Moon Celebrations Throughout Greece

The August Full Moon is celebrated in Greece as it is nowhere else. All throughout Greece, there is an air of anticipation, as people venture out into the heat of the night to enjoy very special activities, illuminated by a fat golden moon. 

The Moon: A timeless source of inspiration

A celestial body of magic and mystery, the moon has fed the imaginations of poets, artists, and musicians. Maybe it’s the subconscious connection with the amorous ancient Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, or the moon’s association with fertility. It could also be her ever changing nature that captures our attention. Her light illuminates our

Konstantinos Kaspiris: Soli Dharma the miraculous energy oils

Konstantinos Kaspiris is an inspirational character who wears many hats. His exceptional talents are reflected in his numerous roles as a costume designer, stylist, fashion expert and creator of the miraculous energy oils — the Soli Dharma.

Dassios art and fashion: A blend of travels, senses and heritage

Dimitris Dassios is one of the most prominent Greek fashion designers. His unique collections can be found in some of the most exclusive fashion boutiques around the world. Since 2005, Dassios has presented his dazzling collections twice a year at the prestigious fashion fairs WHITE and TRANOI, held in the fashion capitals of Milan, Paris