In fact, a symposium, “sympossio” in Greek , was a social event for the purposes of drinking, dining and intellectual discussion among ancient Greeks. Symposia go all the way back to Greek antiquity. Fortunately, over the years, there have been numerous excavation findings which have provided us with a wealth of knowledge about...
In July 2016, the island of Karpathos organized the International Freediving Competition with Skandalopetra, an international tournament attracting Greek and foreign athletes, attempting to revive an amazing athletic achievement.
“As an athlete, I used to travel for many years around the world representing my country with will, militancy and respect. Sport is a very big part of our culture. But Greece has also other aspects that should be known abroad. Greek Gastronomy is one of the best in the world and I feel honoured to be part of this expedition and spread the “taste” of our Greek islands all over the world.”