National Theater Offers Cut-Price Tickets for Ancient Greek Dramas

The National Theatre will offer, for the third year in a row, a certain number of reduced-price tickets for its two summer productions performed...

Bishop Calls on Christians to Boycott Greek State TV

The influential bishop of Kalavryta, Amvrosios, has called on all Greek Orthodox Christians to boycott public broadcaster ERT for its coverage of the musical...

When Art Causes Reactions, Bans and Rioting in Greece

One thing we can all agree on is that Greeks generally love controversy. The cancellation of a film premiere about a basketball club triumph...

Daniel Day-Lewis to Attend Athens Premiere of Final Film

Three-time Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis will be in Athens for the premiere of his new film Phantom Thread on Feb. 1, at the Stavros...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...

City of Elefsina Hosts the Baraka Circus’ First Performance in Greece

The French modern circus Baraka will arrive in the town of Elefsina on Saturday, with performances that include acrobatics, body theatre, music, and dance,...

Greek Scientists Dispute Article About “Myth” of Great Acoustics at Epidaurus Theater

The Hellenic Institute of Acoustics (ELINA) objects to a Guardian article about the "abolition of the myth of good acoustics in the ancient theater...

Chinese Opera Artists Perform at Greece’s Aeschylus Festival

Artists from China's Huangmei Anhui Opera Theater gave a performance of the classic play "Marriage of the Fairy Princess" on Sunday, an event of...

Legendary Greek Film Star Zoe Laskari Dead at 73

Emblematic Greek film actress Zoe Laskari passed away on Friday at the age of 73 at her beach house in Porto Rafti; the causes...

Exhibition of Chinese Opera Costumes in Greece ‘Boosts Cultural Relations’

An exhibition of Chinese Opera Costumes was inaugurated on Thursday evening in the city of Elefsina, west of Athens, in a latest effort to...

Ancient Greek Theatre Festival Opens with Euripides’ ‘Medea’ in Dodoni Theatre

The 1st Festival of Ancient Greek Theatre in Epirus opened at the ancient Dodoni theatre on Saturday night with a performance of the Euripides...

Greek Actress Keti Papanika Passes Away at 75

Well-known Greek actress Keti Papanikou has died at the age of 75, after a battle with cancer. Papanikou studied Drama at the National Theater and...

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