Academy of Athens Awards Manos Eleftheriou

Manos Eleftheriou was honored this year by the Academy of Athens for his important artistic contribution. The notable Greek poet, songwriter and novelist Manos Eleftheriou...

Matala Beach Festival 2016 Attracts Record Breaking Crowds [video]

Over the weekend the Matala Beach Festival 2016 took place in Matala on the Greek island of Crete. The attendance truly exceeded expectations and provided Matala...

Music and Sculpture at National Archaeological Museum Events on Monday

In a tribute to the "muses" that have inspired artists from antiquity up to the present day, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens is...

Harpsichordist Ventoura Premiere’s Greek Composers

The soloist Julie Ventoura will give a concert at the Hellenic American Union (HAU) Theater on May 23, performing works for harpsichord written by...
Greece sends "Rise Up" to Eurovision Song Contest 2014video

Greece Sends ‘Rise Up’ to Eurovision Song Contest 2014

Greece has made a decision on who will represent the country in Eurovision 2014. The winning song of the televised Greek show is “Rise...

Melina Mercouri Tribute Travels Us Around Greece

The Melina Mercouri Foundation, the Cultural Organization of Prespes and ADaM Productions of Badminton Theater present the performance, Melina-wherever I travel to, Greece…, a...

Lady Gaga Live in Athens in September

Popular American singer Lady Gaga has scheduled a concert at the Olympic Stadium in Athens on September 19. The event was announced on Monday...

Greek Band Locomondo and Greenpeace Sing for the Bees

The popular Greek Ska-Reggae band Locomondo joined powers with Greenpeace to support bees in Greece, which are seriously decreasing in number. Paraphrasing the well-known...

Musical visitors fuse Chinese and Greek cultures

The Greek and Chinese cultures came together on Thursday evening at Athens Concert Hall for a concert by two famous virtuosos of traditional Chinese musical instruments, Zhou Wei...

Song Of 1821 Revolution Banned By NCRTV

Ahead of Greek Independence Day on March 25, the Greek National Council for Radio and Television (NCRTV) said it would put penalties on any...

Vangelis Composes Theme for Rosetta Space Mission

Oscar-winning Greek composer Vangelis (Papathanasiou) has been commissioned to write three musical numbers for the Rosetta ESA mission. The European Space Agency made history yesterday...

Demis Roussos’ Bitterness for his Beloved Greece

Demis Roussos, who died yesterday morning at the age of 68, was an internationally acclaimed singer who always kept Greece in his heart and...

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