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...

In Mute Festival at Onassis Cultural Centre

This two-day festival that will take place from October 12 to 13 at the Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece, seeks to highlight the powerful...

Matsias Refused to Play for Rybolovlev

Acclaimed Greek clarinet player Vangelis Matsias refused Russian typhoon, Dmitry Rybolovlev’s proposal to play on the Greek island of Skorpios, which the businessman bought...

Polly Panou Passes Away

One of the greatest voices of laïko (song of the people), the singer Polly Panou “was forever silenced” at the age of 73. Polly Panou...

Greek National Opera Season Opens with Free Rehearsal in Piraeus

The Greek National Opera presented its programme for the new season at a press interview that also included an appeal by its directors to...

Greeks of the World at Herodeon

A big concert dedicated to the Greeks who promoted Greece abroad with their work, the “Greeks of the World”, Theo Angelopoulos, Odysseas Elytis, Constantine...

Maria Callas: The Legend of a Great Diva

September 16 marks the 36th anniversary of the silencing of the voice of the great Greek soprano, Maria Callas, who died of a heart...

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...

Maria Farantouri Celebrates 50 Years of Singing

The well-known Greek singer Maria Farantouri will celebrate her fifty years of singing with a big concert at the Herod Atticus Theater on September...

Jazz Fest Set For Kozani

Kozani, a town in northern Greece, is known for its music tradition and has various talented musicians, who are recognized worldwide in the field...

Rockers Have Always Been In Love With Greece

Greece has been popular among legends of rock music since the 60's. The land of the sun and the blue sea seems to have...

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...

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