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...

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...

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