Folk music

Bringing Folk Music from Rhodes into the Modern Age

Regional folk music is an integral part of an area's history, linking contemporary society to aspects of culture and tradition that are no longer...

Stanley Johnson, British PM’s Father, Chooses France Over Greece for Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of British PM Boris Johnson, who owns a villa in Greece and has spoken repeatedly of his love for the...

When Pierre Cardin Designed the Olympic Airways Uniforms Making Fashion History

Pierre Cardin, who passed away on Tuesday, was the designer of the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline. The...
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Nasos Papargyropoulos Wins Greece’s Popular TV Show ‘Just the Two of US’

Actor Nasos Papargyropoulos paired with professional singer Josephine won the popular singing Greek talent show 'Just the Two of Us' in Athens on Saturday. The...
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Christmas Tree in Athens Dedicated to the Unseen Heroes of the Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens illuminated the Christmas tree in Syntagma Square on Monday evening which this year is dedicated to the heroes who have...

New Year’s Good Luck Charm Highlights 200 years of Greek Independence

In 2021, Greeks will celebrate 200 years since the Greek Revolution of 1821; the armed uprising waged by the Greek revolutionaries against the Ottomans,...
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Spectacular Lighting Display for Christmas at the Piraeus Tower

A spectacular display of light and color awaited residents of Piraeus on Tuesday evening as the second tallest building in Greece, the Tower of...

Popular Greek Singer Sfakianakis Nabbed for Cocaine, Gun Possession

Popular Greek singer Notis Sfakianakis will appear in court on Monday after he was arrested for possessing a firearm and two grams of cocaine. The...

Greek National Opera Begins Streaming Service with Online Debut of Madama Butterfly

The Greek National Opera, with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, unveiled its online digital service on Wednesday, November 25, with its landmark...
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Greek Child Piano Prodigy Releases Modern Version of Epirus Folk Song

Stelios Kerasidis, the eight-year-old Greek piano prodigy and composer, has brought a traditional Greek folk song from the region of Epirus into the modern...

American School of Classical Studies at Athens Wins Film Award for Corinth Excavation

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens was given the Orona Foundation Award for its short film "Twelve Decades of Discovery: American School...

Netflix Documentary Tells Story of Miraculous Cat Sanctuary on Greek Island of Syros

The heroic efforts of British couple Joan and Richard Bowell to rescue and take care of all the homeless cats on the Greek island...

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