Top Positive Greek News: Week of March 5-11

We’re back, with our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ positive Greek news articles! See what articles topped the list this week. New list every Saturday! 

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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:



Each of these 10 places has water that’s so clear, it’s pretty much equivalent to swimming inside a Poland Spring bottle. Or a Fiji bottle, if you’re super fancy. Which Greek island’s beaches made the list? Read more

Greek artists get a share of the spotlight at Documenta 14 in Kassel

Greek artists will feature prominently at the Fridericianum, the main venue for Documenta 14 in Kassel, where the international exhibition opens on 10 June 2017. Read more

10 of the Best Women Winemakers From Around the World

Bellita in Bristol is unique in the fact that all the wines on its wine list are made by female winemakers. Why? Well, why not. The wine world is heavily dominated by men, but there are growing numbers of women doing great things with grapes. See the Greek woman on the list! Read more

This Ancient Greek Technique Can Actually Double Your Memory, Say Scientists

The idea of location or image-based memory isn’t new, in fact it can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks where the original idea is credited to the Greek poet Simonides of Ceos. Read more

The Best Islands in the World

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S. in the 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards survey, from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. There’s more than one Greek island on the list! Read more

16 Food Reasons Greeks Are Better At Life

We have the Greeks to thank for so much of our modern day society. They paved the way for great philosophical minds to keep pushing us forward intellectually. They gave us the Olympic Games, and a desire to strive for athletic excellence. And, well, then there’s democracy. Clearly, we owe a lot of who we are to Greece. Read more

There Is Greek Classical Music and Here’s Where to Find It

Although Greek arts and culture are most assuredly considered classical, most people don’t associate Greece with classical music. And while almost everyone knows and loves the music from the movie Zorba the Greek, by noted film-score composer Mikis Theodorakis, not many people know that he also wrote chamber music earlier in his career. That’s why the Greek Chamber Music Project (GCMP), which presents concerts with strictly classical Greek composers, is such a delightful surprise. Read more


That’s it for this week!

Check back next Saturday for a new list of our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news on the web.

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