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Nana Mouskouri Grips Crowd at Ancient Athens Theater (video)

Thousands of Athenians turned up on Thursday at the ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus, at the foot of the Acropolis, to watch Nana Mouskouri perform some of the songs that made her known throughout the world. The concert, part of...

Nana Mouskouri to Visit Refugee and Migrant Children of Greece

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nana Mouskouri, acclaimed singer and humanitarian, is the latest in a round of celebrities to focus on Greece this week. She will accompany UNICEF Central and Eastern Europe Regional Director Marie-Pierre Poirier on a four-day visit...

Nana Mouskouri in Athens for Birthday Show

World-famous Greek singer Nana Mouskouri returned to Greece as part of her tour to celebrate her 80th birthday. On Monday, July 14, Mouskouri gave a concert at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, where six years ago she said goodbye...

Nana Mouskouri to Be Married in Greece

Nana Mouskouri has finally decided to wear a wedding dress! The worldwide famous singer revealed she wants to get married before God with her French husband, André Chapelle, whom she married in 2003 in Geneva with a civil marriage. Mouskouri married...

Mouskouri Gives 10,000 Euros For Homeless

Famed Greek singer Nana Mouskouri on Dec. 14 handed a check for 10,000 euros ($13,088) to Athens Mayor George Kaminis to be used to help the city's growing numbers of homeless and destitute. "As a Greek I feel it is...

Music Legend Nana Mouschouri Awarded Parliament Foundation Silver Medal

Parliament President Philippos Petsalnikos on Thursday presented the Parliament Foundation silver medal and an honorary diploma to internationally renowned Greek singer Nana Mouschouri. The award was given for her contribution to Greek culture through music, her lengthy and successful...

Ten Influential Greek Women Who Shaped Modern Greece

Influential Greek women have played a crucial role in Greece's history since antiquity -- read on to learn about ten women who shaped Greece today.

Athens and Epidaurus Festival Kicks off Once Again

Greece’s leading cultural festival, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival kicks off once again on Friday for another year of spectacular performances. One of Europe's oldest performing arts festivals, the Athens and Epidaurus Festival, that was first held in 1955, is a...

Jean Paul Gaultier Presents Greece-Inspired Creations at Benaki Museum

Renowned fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier presented his "Paris-Athens" collection at a glamorous event at the Benaki Museum on Tuesday, with all proceeds going to the museum. Wearing a Greek flag T-shirt he designed himself, Gaultier welcomed his guests at...

Exceptional Greeks of Cretan Descent

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and it is famous across the globe for its beaches, clear waters and exceptional cuisine. However, what many people don't know is that some of the most important Greeks throughout history...

Last Goodbyes to Greek Musician Demis Roussos

Friends, relatives and colleagues gathered at the First Cemetery of Athens to say their last goodbyes to famous Greek musician Demis Roussos who passed away early on Sunday, January 23. Demis Roussos had a successful international career and sold more...

Greeks of the World at Herodeon

A big concert dedicated to the Greeks who promoted Greece abroad with their work, the “Greeks of the World”, Theo Angelopoulos, Odysseas Elytis, Constantine P. Cavafy, Nikos Kazantzakis, Michael Cacoyannis, Maria Callas, Iakovos Kambanelis, Melina Mercouri, Yiannis Ritsos, Giorgos...

Concert Dedicated to Great Greek Figures

On September 9, the Herodium will be filled with composers, poets, singers and actors in favor of the establishment of the Museum of Immigrant Hellenism. At the same there is also another goal to be achieved, the creation of a...

Greek Power Summit 2011- Helping Greece Rebuild

Some of the most influential and prominent  global industrialists will come together on June 14 & 15, in Athens, Greece, to discuss the rebuilding of Greece and how to attract large investments into the crisis-ridden country. Steve Forbes, Chairman & CEO...

Greek Education Ministry-UNICEF Plan to Educate Refugee Children

The Greek Ministry of Education and UNICEF are working together to help refugee children stranded in Greece complete their education. UNICEF Central and Eastern Europe Regional Director Marie-Pierre Poirier ended her four-day visit to Greece on Saturday. She came to...