Melina Mercouri: The Epitome of Hellenic Spirit

Melina Mercouri is engraved in the minds of millions of Greeks. In her life she was several things: a striking woman; a stage and movie...

Actor Gerard Butler Announced as Sparta’s Olympic Flame Torchbearer

Well-known Scottish actor Gerard Butler, who played the role of King Leonidas of Sparta in the movie "300," will return to Sparta, Greece for a...

Greece Presents its Song for 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Greek State Broadcaster ERT released on Sunday the song with which the country will compete in this year's Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's largest annual...

Defiant Athens to Celebrate Carnival Season Despite Coronavirus Fears

The spread of the coronavirus in Europe is not discouraging the Greek people, who are all set to participate in this year's Carnival season,...

Kostas Voutsas: Greek Film and TV Icon Dies at 88

Kostas Voutsas, one of the best actors of his generation and an icon for Greek cinema and television, dies early on Wednesday. He was...

Celine Dion Set to Dazzle Fans at Her First Concert in Greece

Greek music lovers will get the chance to watch Celine Dion perform for the first time in the country as the Canadian superstar kicks...

Apokries: Carnival Season Kicks Off in Greece

The carnival season, or "Apokries," has arrived once again in Greece, and cities and towns throughout the country are now preparing for a full...

This is Sparta! Gerard Butler to Join Battle of Thermopylae Festivities

The mayor of Sparta, the ancient Greek city in the Peloponnese, announced on Wednesday that Gerard Butler, who played King Leonidas in the Hollywood...

Ten Classic Greek Songs that Became Hits by International Stars

Few people today may realize that some classic songs which became international hits were actually written by Greek composers, many of them by the...
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The Magic of the Greek Language — in a Spanish Song

This oldie by an Argentinian musical group called Apurimac, featuring Greek singer Elli Paspala, is the living proof that there indeed are thousands of...

When Kirk Douglas Distributed Aid in War-Torn Greece

Legendary Hollywood actor Kirk Douglas, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 103, actively supported the United States' aid efforts for Greece...

Stefania, the 17-Year Old Who Will Represent Greece in Eurovision 2020

Greece's State Broadcaster ERT announced on Monday that Stefania Liberakakis will represent the country in the 2020 Eurovision song contest, which will take place...

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