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Popular Singer Grigoris Bithikotsis Remembered

The passing of Grigoris Bithikotsis on April 7, 2005 marked the end of the era of the great Greek folk singers (laikos tragoudistis) and...

Greek Composer Slams ‘Barbaric’ Easter Lamb Custom

The "barbaric custom" of roasting a lamb on the spit at Easter should stop, famous Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has said. Theodorakis, a high-profile figure...

Greek Gov’t Attacks Mikis Theodorakis over Speech at “Macedonia” Rally

"The shift of Mr. Theodorakis to intolerant and politically extreme positions is a sad development," Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Monday. Speaking to...

Macedonia will Always be Greek, says Mikis Theodorakis at Huge Athens Rally

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis made an emotional defense of the Greekness of Macedonia during a speech to hundreds of thousands of Greeks in Athens...

Mikis Theodorakis House Vandalized over Macedonia Rally (video)

The house of world-renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was vandalized on Saturday, on the eve of the 'Macedonia is Greece' rally where he is...

Mikis Theodorakis to Address ‘Macedonia is Greece’ Rally

  World-renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is to address crowds at a major Athens rally on Sunday called against use of the term 'Macedonia' by...

Mikis Theodorakis Warns of Disaster if ‘Macedonia’ is Included in Compound Name

World renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis expressed his opposition to any agreement with Skopje that would include the term 'Macedonia' in the compound name. Theodorakis,...

Syrtaki: The Greek Dance Designed for Hollywood (video)

Most people believe that the syrtaki (συρτάκι) is a traditional Greek dance going back to the early 20th century. The millions of tourists who...

Mikis Theodorakis: SYRIZA Government ‘Most Right-Wing in Modern Greek History’

Greek songwriter and composer Mikis Theodorakis launched a scathing attack at the SYRIZA-Independent Greeks government, claiming that it is the most right-wing administration in Greece...
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Full Video: Magical Mikis Theodorakis Concert Makes History in Athens

An one-thousand-member choir directed by Panagis Barbatis and 50.000 spectators paid tribute to Greek legendary composer Mikis Theodorakis in Athens on Monday, June 19. It was...

Mikis Theodorakis: ‘In Tough Times, Greeks Become Heroes or Slaves’

"During tough times, a Greek can become a hero or a slave," said legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis in an interview published in Proto...

Greek Gov’t Accused of Appointing Its Own as Head of Media Group, Opposition Reacts

Former SYRIZA MP and government-friendly Avgi newspaper chairman Vassilis Moulopoulos has been appointed by the Lambrakis Press Organization (DOL) to solve the financial and...

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