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...

Onassis Family Villa on Athens Riviera For Sale

A refurbished luxury villa at Lagonisi on the Athens Riviera which once belonged to the sister of the Greek tycoon Aristotle Onassis is now...

Aristotle Onassis: The Triumph of the Ultimate Underdog

Aristotle Onassis was one of the richest men in history and certainly one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world during the...

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...

Ancient Greece Comes to Life in 12 New Video Games

In the world of video gaming, using Ancient Greece for a backdrop is trending more than ever. But that shouldn't be surprising, considering that...

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...

A Festival of Light at Athens’ Stavros Niarchos Park (video)

This Christmastime, Stavros Niarchos Park in Athens is full of light and sound, thanks to a series of interactive installations forming a magical winter...

Nine of the Best Greek Gifts for This Holiday Season

There’s nothing better than a holiday gift to show love and affection to those you care for. It might seem difficult to find the...

Corfu Named Top European Film Location for 2018

The Greek island of Corfu has been named the top European film location amongst a field of twelve by the European Film Commissions Network...

Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Thessaly, central Greece, has laid claim to the tallest natural Christmas tree this year in Greece. The fir tree grew...

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