Year: 2020

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The Beauty of Greece During the Strange Holidays of 2020

Greece continues to be in a even stricter lockdown as Coronavirus cases surge all over the country. Many countries in Europe and throughout the world are also in a lockdown. We are living in very unprecedented times that have dramatically changed our lives. Rather than publishing all negative news we wanted to share with you […]

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Greek Warrior Helmet from 7th Century BC Found in Croatia

An incredible discovery that has arrived in 2020, and finally something perfect! A Hellenic warrior’s helmet from the 7th century BC was discovered in a stone tomb in Croatia.  More than 2,500 years ago, the helmet was laid in the soldier’s tomb, featuring the immediately recognisable open faced style.  Given that it has been inside […]

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Amazing 2400-Year-Old Mask of Greek God Dionysus Found in Turkey

An almost intact terracotta mask depicting the Greek God of Wine ‘Dionysus’ was discovered on the Acropolis of the ancient city of Daskyleion in Western Turkey (Ancient Greek land) by a team led by Kaan of Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University.  The mask probably dates to the end of the fourth century BC, when, following Alexander […]

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86 Year Old Greek Baker in Greece Goes Viral with Traditional Phyllo Making

Featured in a video by Business Insider, Hatziparaskos has gone viral in a video crafting some of Greece’s beloved handmade phyllo alongside his only employees — his wife Katerina and his son Paraskevas. The 86-year-old baker from Crete, Giorgos Hatziparaskos, is one of the last people in Greece who still makes the country’s famous multi-layered […]

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Animal Cruelty in Greece Now Punishable by Up to 10 Years in Prison

People who mistreat animals will have to pay “a fine ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 euros, according to the new provisions.” The minimum jail sentence for animal cruelty will be one year in Greece.  A new law in Greece has made extreme animal cruelty a felony and can lead to a maximum 10-year prison term. […]

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The Parthenon Marbles Got George and Amal Clooney to Fall in Love

George Clooney married his wife, Amal, six years ago and he’s never looked back since. Last week, in an interview with the Observer to promote his Netflix movie The Midnight Sky, Cloone opened up about how the conversations he had with Amal about the fate of the Parthenon Marbles when they were still dating helped […]

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Greek Viral Memes

Greek Gateway is the leading Greek culture website with thousands of viral videos, photos, and ORIGINAL viral Greek memes created and posted throughout social media. Here is a small sample of our most hilarious viral Greek memes. We are often imitated, but never duplicated. Memes have become such a crucial comedic part of everyone’s life […]

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10 Ways You Know You’re Greek

1.) YOUR NAME DAY IS A BIGGER DEAL THAN YOUR BIRTHDAY…HRONIA POLLA!!! Almost every day of the year is devoted to a Christian saint or martyr, according to Greek Orthodox tradition. When a Greek is named after one of these saints, the saint’s feast day becomes their “name day,” which is celebrated in the same […]

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Yes. The Greeks Invented Pizza Too, Not the Italians!

When one thinks of pizza they usually think of Italy. Most assume the infamous pizza was invented by the Italians. However, about 2700 years ago, the Greeks invented a flat bread called ‘Plankuntos’. In Ancient Greece, the Greeks invented the concept of consuming a flat piece of dough topped with herbs and cheese. Historical evidence […]

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