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Rebetiko Music Inscribed on UNESCO’s 2017 Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Rebetiko, a century-old Greek musical idiom which has influenced musicians around the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO's 2017 "Representative List of the Intangible...

Thousands of Athenians Pay Tribute to Greek Composer Vassilis Tsitsanis

It was a magical night on Wednesday as dozens of thousands of Athenians paid tribute to the music of Vassilis Tsitsanis, the emblematic composer...
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A Whole New Vibe for Heraklion, Crete

Recently ranked as Europe's fastest growing tourism destination, Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, never stops surprising with its stunning potential. Once considered the ugly...

Greek Singer Criticized for Turkey Performance

Greek singer Glykeria has come under fire for preparing to perform at an Istanbul concert hall on Tuesday. Some social media users are accusing the...
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Meet One of Athens’ Most Authentic Street Bands

Some of the best music in Greece is produced on the street! If you happen to listen to bouzouki while you are shopping in...

Rembetiko Festival in Syros Pays Tribute to Greek Musician Markos Vamvakaris

The Municipality of Syros in collaboration with thee Cyclades Chamber are organizing the first Rembetiko Festival to take place on the island. The festival...

Economic Crisis Hits Live Music Entertainment in Greece

The economic crisis has had a negative impact on live music venues in Greece as fewer people go out for entertainment, a National Center for...

UNESCO Tribute to the Greek Island of Syros

UNESCO is organizing a seven-day tribute, this week, to the beauty and unique culture of the Greek island of Syros in Athens, Greece. The neoclassical...

The Greek ‘Moustaki’: A mustache with history!

Men can change their style just by shaving. They wake up in the morning and depending on their mood, they can have a beard...

Greek Singer Nikos Dimitratos Dies from Stroke

The 71 year-old famous Greek singer and actor, Nikos Dimitratos died after suffering a stroke early on the morning of December 26, 2013. Nikos Dimitratos...

Beloved Anna Chrysafi Passed Away

Anna Chrysafi, the first Greek singer ever to sing standing is no longer among us. The memorable singer, died at the age of 92...

Fotis Polymeris Passed Away

Fotis Polymeris passed away on May 28 at the age of 93. One of the most important singers and composers of light music, who...

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