Lakis Pappas Passes Away

The Greek artist, Lakis Pappas, one of the leading singers of Greece’s so-called New Wave, died on Wednesday March 26 at the age of...

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...
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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...

Four Greek Music Festivals that Will Rock You

Even though Greek Music Festivals were not really popular back in the day, it appears that they have recently become rather popular. Every year,...

Nick “the Greek” Gravenites in Athens

Nick Gravenites, the Greek guitarist, singer and songwriter is an important historical figure in the modern-day blues music scene. His name is linked to...

What Would Ancient Greek Music Sound Like?

What did the Sirens sing to enchant sailors? How did the ancient Greek melodies sound like and how different was the song's tempo compared...

Greece Makes it to Eurovision Song Contest

Greece will once again be participating in the Eurovision song contest in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May. As announced by EBU, the radio and television broadcaster...

Greek Violinist Giorgos Koros Dies Aged 91

The well know Greek violinist Giorgos Koros has died aged 91. He was born on March 19, 1923 at Andronianoi on the island of Evia, Greece....

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...

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