Mikis Theodorakis Treated for Heart Problems in Hospital

Renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has been hospitalized in Athens for over a week after suffering from heart problems, a hospital source said Thursday. Theodorakis,...

Singer Keith Flint and The Prodigy’s Close Ties to Greece (Video)

Following Keith Flint's shocking and unexpected death on March 4, 2019, Greek fans of the British band '"The Prodigy" remember the relationship the famous...

Leonard Cohen’s Greek Love Story Premiers in Thessaloniki Festival (video)

A touching film on the enduring love story between legendary Canadian folk singer Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen was screened at...

Katerine Duska to Represent Greece in Eurovision Song Contest (video)

The Greek broadcaster ERT has announced that Katerine Duska will represent the nation of Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest for 2019. Duska will be...

Xilouris’ Rebellious Cretan Voice Still Resonates

  For Cretans, and lovers of music, Feb. 8 is a sad day. It marks the anniversary of the death of one of Crete's greatest...

Bouzouki Legend Yiannis Polykandriotis Dies at 73 (video)

Yiannis Polykandriotis, the legendary Greek bouzouki player and music teacher, passed away on Wednesday in London at the age of 73. He was the son...

Remembering Legendary Musician Tsitsanis, 35 Years After His Death

January 18, 2019 marks 104 years since the birth of the brilliant Greek musician Vassilis Tsitsanis, as well as 35 years since his passing. Born...

Greek National Opera Receives 20 Million Euro Grant from Niarchos Foundation

  The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced that it will grant 20 million euros to the Greek National Opera (GNO) this past week. The Opera organization...

Actress and Singer Marianna Toli Passes Away

Acclaimed actress and singer Marianna Toli, who represented Greece at the 1977 Eurovision song contest passed away on Saturday, after a long battle with...

Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960's. International singers gave new, modern twists...

Sofia Vembo, the Singer of Victory

Sofia Vembo – The infamous Greek singer of the 20th century, became synonymous with the epic Greek victories against the fascist Italian troops in...

Good News for Music Fans as Greece Prepares to Lower Taxes on Concert Tickets

According to Greece's Deputy Finance Minister, Katerina Papanatsiou, the country's Finance Ministry will reduce the VAT rate applicable on concerts and music events, where...

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