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Mikis Theodorakis Discharged from Greek Hospital

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was discharged from the Athens Medical Centre on Tuesday after three days of treatment. Theodorakis, 93, had been rushed to hospital...

Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Suffers Major Heart Attack

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is out of immediate danger at an Athens hospital after having suffered a major heart attack. Sources told Athens Macedonian News Agency...

Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Calls ‘Macedonia’ Deal ‘National Humiliation’

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has launched a stinging attack against the SYRIZA-led government over the 'North Macedonia' agreement signed last week, calling it "national humiliation". In...

Manos Hatzidakis: The Greek Composer Who Sold ‘Lottery Tickets in Heaven’

Along with Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hatzidakis was Greece's greatest composer and his music can easily be called the soundtrack of 20th century Greece. His...

Popular Singer Grigoris Bithikotsis Remembered

The passing of Grigoris Bithikotsis on April 7, 2005 marked the end of the era of the great Greek folk singers (laikos tragoudistis) and...

Greek Composer Slams ‘Barbaric’ Easter Lamb Custom

The "barbaric custom" of roasting a lamb on the spit at Easter should stop, famous Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has said. Theodorakis, a high-profile figure...

Greek Gov’t Attacks Mikis Theodorakis over Speech at “Macedonia” Rally

"The shift of Mr. Theodorakis to intolerant and politically extreme positions is a sad development," Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Monday. Speaking to...

Macedonia will Always be Greek, says Mikis Theodorakis at Huge Athens Rally

Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis made an emotional defense of the Greekness of Macedonia during a speech to hundreds of thousands of Greeks in Athens...

Mikis Theodorakis House Vandalized over Macedonia Rally (video)

The house of world-renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was vandalized on Saturday, on the eve of the 'Macedonia is Greece' rally where he is...

Mikis Theodorakis to Address ‘Macedonia is Greece’ Rally

  World-renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis is to address crowds at a major Athens rally on Sunday called against use of the term 'Macedonia' by...

Mikis Theodorakis Warns of Disaster if ‘Macedonia’ is Included in Compound Name

World renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis expressed his opposition to any agreement with Skopje that would include the term 'Macedonia' in the compound name. Theodorakis,...

Syrtaki: The Greek Dance Designed for Hollywood (video)

Most people believe that the syrtaki (συρτάκι) is a traditional Greek dance going back to the early 20th century. The millions of tourists who...

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