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The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum

The Alexis Zorbas character in "Zorba the Greek" is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book...

Nikos Kazantzakis: Legacy of “Zorba the Greek” Author Lives On

Nikos Kazantzakis was Greece’s most prolific writer and he remains one of the most famous Greek citizens to have ever lived. A writer of...
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Volunteers Clean Iconic Zakynthos Beach, Celebrate by Dancing The Zorba (video)

Dozens of volunteers gathered to clean iconic Navagio Beach and its seabed on the island of Zakynthos on Sunday -- and in true Greek...

‘Zorba the Greek’ to be Revived at Panathenaic Stadium (video)

"Zorba the Greek" is to be brought to life again in a spectacular ballet performance by the dancers of the Sofia Opera Ballet, the...

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...

Oscar-winning “Zorba The Greek” Cinematographer Dies in Crete

Hospital officials on the island of Crete say German-born British cinematographer Walter Lassally; who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie Zorba the...

Greek and Turkish Folk Dances With Common Origins, Still Popular Today

Many Greek folk dances go way back to the days of the Byzantine Empire, and as a result are still very popular among Turkish...
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Zorba Performance at the Panathenaic Stadium

A classic milestone of Greek culture, world-famous musical Mikis Theodorakis’ "Zorba the Greek" is to be presented by the Greek National Opera Ballet in its...

Athens 2nd Street Art Festival

The austerity measures have driven Greeks into a state of desperation over the last four years and the troubled times that many are coping...

Famous Greek Movies You Need to Watch

Greek cinema has a longer history than people usually think when they associate the words Greece and cinema. Several Greek films have come a...

Famous Greek Composer Mikis Theodorakis Hospitalized

World renowned Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis was rushed to the Medical Center of Athens, Greece, where he was hospitalized with a lower respiratory tract infection. Theodorakis...

Greece Was Feta for Scottish Couple

At the same time many Greeks are forced to abandon their country because of the crisis, a couple of Scottish journalists took their dog...

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