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U.S. Warns Russia Not to Use Nuclear Weapons in Ukraine

The U.S. warned Russia at the weekend against the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine by threatening Moscow with "catastrophic consequences." In an interview on September 25th, U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan responded to Vladimir Putin’s promise to use...

Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

Maria Callas may have died on this day 45 years ago but her immortal voice lives on, along with her legend. It's no mystery why Greeks, Italians and Americans, all claim Callas as theirs. She was born Sophia Cecilia Anna...

The Japanese Bouzouki Player Who Performs Greek Rebetika

It is not often that you see a Japanese bouzouki player, much less a woman, indulging in her favorite instrument in faraway Kobe in Japan

Stelios Kazantzidis: The Voice of Post-War, Poverty-Stricken Greece

Stelios Kazantzidis -- who died in 2001 --was the voice that contained the pain and desire of post-war, poverty-stricken Greece.

Andrea Bocelli Confirmed for Athens Concert

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli's next concert in Greece has been confirmed for July 18, 2023, at the Olympic Stadium of Athens.

US Jazz Orchestra Performs in Aid of Athens Pre-term Newborns

The world-famous orchestra Jazz at Lincoln Center will perform for the first time in Greece in an Athens concert to support a good cause.

Remembering Mikis Theodorakis’ Last Concert in Panathenaic Stadium

On the first anniversary of Mikis Theodorakis' death, many reflect on the music icon's last concert held in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens in 2017. In a tribute to the legendary composer, who died on September 2, 2021, a stunning...

The Greatest Operas Based on Greek Mythology

There are at least fourteen major operas that are based on themes and personages from Greek mythology and its glittering history. That says all one needs to know about the universality of Greek mythology and history, how much these...

Turkey Jails Pop Star Gulsen Over Religious Joke

Turkish pop diva Gulsen has been detained on suspicion of "inciting hatred and enmity" with a joke she made about Turkey's religious schools. Gulsen, a 46-year-old singer and songwriter whose full name is Gulsen Colakoglu, was removed from her Istanbul...

My Afternoon With Zorba: When Mikis Theodorakis was Banned in Greece

During the time of the military junta in Greece from 1967 to 1974, Greek composer and activist Mikis Theodorakis' music was banned. By Bill Thomas The road to my afternoon with Zorba began in 1968. I was in the US Navy...

Luciano Pavarotti to be Honored With a Hollywood Star

The famous late opera star Luciano Pavarotti is to be honored with a Hollywood star at the iconic Walk of Fame on August 24, 2022 at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard in the category of live performance. Regarded as one of the...

Greek Pop Singer and Composer Robert Williams Dies at 73

Robert Williams, a well-known pop singer and composer of the 1970s, died at age 73 after serious health issues. Williams was born in 1949 and was guitarist and vocalist of the rock band "Poll" at the beginning of the 1970s....

Dua Lipa Can Be Your New Yoga Teacher

  Dua Lipa takes yoga to a different level with her breath-taking videos displaying her yoga abilities and making it look effortless. Dua Lipa Will Guide Yoga Session The "Levitating" singer revealed on her social media that while waiting for Season 2...

Free Concerts for the Full Moon at Monuments Across Greece

Archaeological sites across Greece will celebrate the August full moon with free concerts for the public on Friday.

Luis Fonsi Offers Impromptu Performance on Mykonos

Puerto-Rican music star Luis Fonsi is on vacation on the island of Mykonos, where he delivered an impromptu performance.