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Kore of Thira: Exquisite sculpture on display on Santorini for first time ever

The Kore of Thira, the exquisite female statue of the 7th century BC, will be displayed for the first time ever, in a temporary exhibition at the under construction Museum of Thira on the island of Santorini. The Kore of Thira was discovered in November 2000 in the Sellada cemetery …

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Impressive! Farmers’ tractors outside the Greek Parliament

Unprecedented. In an impressive convoy with the sound of constant honking and chanted slogans, twenty tractors entered downtown Athens early Friday evening and parked outside the Greek Parliament. Thousands of farmers who had gathered for the Big Protest of Friday were rhythmically moving left and right to open the way …

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Lady Gaga arrives in Athens dressed in sexy seashell Greekini! (pcts, video)

WOW! Lady Gaga arrived in Athens dressed like a mermaid. Yet a mermaid of a special kind: with extra high heels instead of mermaid tail and two shells instead of mermaid bra. But hey! It wasn’t the costume of a disoriented mermaid but the one of  “Aphrodite” of Botticelli. In …

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Impressive Perseid meteor shower over Meteora

The impressive spectacle of Perseid meteor shower over Meteora on August 13th was immortalized by Babak Tafreshi. The Iranian photographer managed to “capture” with the lens the celestial rain fall over the massive rocks with monasteries in Central Greece. The photo was published in the NASA website. Enjoy!    

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