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...

Greece Goes to Eurovision Grand Final with “Rise Up”

After qualifying at the Eurovision semi-final tonight, the song "Rise Up" by Freaky Fortune and RiskyKidd will represent Greece at the Grand Final of the 2014...

Wim Mertens: Greece’s Role in Europe is Very Important

Famous Belgian composer and pianist Wim Mertens, on the occasion of his August 24 concert in ancient Nikopolis, in Preveza, expressed his admiration for Greece,...

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...

Greek Crisis Featured in U2 Tour Video Screen [Video]

The Greek crisis makes a cameo appearance in the current U2 tour in the United States and Canada as the phrase "Unfuck Greece" along...

The 2nd Cuba Festival in Athens

Cuban tradition will take the stage at this year’s Second Cuban Festival which will take place on June 8 at Votanikos Live Stage in...

Tripoli Highway Named For Theodorakis

Noted Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis now has another honor: a major road in the Peloponnesian city of Tripoli will bear his name. It is...

Greek Crisis Fails to Halt Flamenco Festival

At the dance school Playground for the Arts in the Votanikos area in Athens, Greece, there is anticipation in the air for the Coetáni...

2014 Concerts and Music Festivals in Athens and Thessaloniki

Some of the biggest names in the international music industry are heading to Greece this summer. Here is a list with the biggest concerts and festivals set to take...

Folk Singer Stathis Kavouras Passes Away

Stathis Kavouras, the great folk lyricist and singer, has passed away at 80 years old. He wrote and sang more than 500 folk songs....

Flashback to the Rock Stars Who Fell in Love With Greece

From the Beatles and Joni Mitchell to Leonard Cohen and David Bowie internationally praised and famous rock stars have fallen in love with Greece. The...

ERT Announces Entry for 2017 Greek Eurovision

According to statements on Wednesday in a press conference by ERT, Greece's national broadcaster, their 2017 entry for Greece in Eurovision has been decided. The...

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