Interviews

Greek-American Yannis Dimoulis Creates Community Through Comedy

Designer Yannis Dimoulis uses his platform of over 23,000 followers to explore the often-comedic nuances of being Greek-American.

Growing Up Black in Greece: A Diplomat’s Daughter Recalls

Growing up black in Greece? Patricia Kumbakisaka, 31, one of Canada’s most accomplished young black women, has done it. Here she describes her life in Greece.

The Greek Language is Not Dying; It’s Merely Changing

Is the Greek language, one of the most ancient and rich languages in the history of mankind, dying due to an avalanche of foreign words being introduced to the everyday vocabulary of native speakers? Words such as "rapid tests", "click-away...

Philhellene, Hollywood Actor Christopher Plummer Dies at 91

Veteran Hollywood actor Christopher Plummer, best known for his portrayal of Captain Baron Von Trapp in Rogers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, has died at age 91 at his home in Fairfield, Connecticut. His wife, Elaine Taylor, told the...

Alexis Georgoulis: Greek Star Turned MEP Fights for Culture and Arts in Europe

Alexis Georgoulis, the popular Greek actor turned politician, is at the forefront of efforts as a member of the European Parliament to promote common EU approaches to culture and heritage. The former star in the television series “The Durrells,” who...

Greek Thought Leader On Finding Happiness In Post-Covid World

Greek thought leader Dr Nancy Mallerou shares her secrets on how anyone can find their happiness, even in a post-Covid world. In the current climate of widespread international uncertainty and instability induced by the Covid-19 pandemic, acclaimed coach, motivational speaker,...

‘Don’t Panic Over New Coronavirus Strain,’ Says Stanford’s John Ioannidis

Stanford Professor Dr. John Ioannidis says there is no need to panic despite the disturbing news regarding the development of a new coronavirus strain in the United Kingdom. Greek Reporter spoke to the Greek-American medical professor from Stanford University, regarding...

The Guardian Angels Helping Greek Children in Need this Holiday Season

The NGO "Mazi gia to Paidi," or "Together for Children," has been supporting Greek children facing all forms of difficulty, including bullying, disease, poverty, hunger, mental illness, and abuse, since its formation in 1996. Speaking to Greek Reporter, Alexandra Martinou,...

The Anglo-Danish Couple Who Devote their Lives to Saving Greek Cats

Richard and Joan Bowell, who left everything they had ever known, put a hold on their careers and sold their home in Denmark in order to establish a cat sanctuary on the Greek island of Syros, see their mission...

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks: Managing a Green Giant During the Pandemic

Greek-American Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, President and CEO of ECOS®, is not just a successful business leader but also an influential and dedicated environmentalist. In an in-depth interview with Greek Reporter, she explains how her company, which makes the environmentally friendly ECOS...

The Parlapanides Brothers Discuss Success of “Blood of Zeus”

Executive producers Charley and Vlas Parlapanides recently spoke with Greek Reporter via Zoom to discuss the success of their Netflix series “Blood of Zeus,” and their experience working in animation. Produced by Powerhouse Animation Studios, the series premiered on October...

Parents of Son Slain in Greece Say "He Never Met a Stranger"

In July of 2017, an atrocity took place on the idyllic Greek island of Zakynthos, when a young American fashion designer who had traveled there to shoot photos for his clothing line was brutally murdered in the street. Beaten by...

Chatting with Greek Olympian swimmer Apostolos Christou

Greek swimmer and Olympian Apostolos Christou chatted with Greek Reporter about joining the Los Angeles Current in Season 2 of the International Swimming League (ISL). "I am very excited to be a part of this team," he said. "Lenny Krayzelburg...

Acclaimed Greek Scientist Panagiotis Behrakis Sees No End to Pandemic Until Late 2021

Prominent Greek scientist Dr. Panagiotis Behrakis has warned that even if vaccinations against the coronavirus begin in 2020, the successful inoculation of a substantial percentage of the population won't be achieved before the end of 2021. Speaking to Greek Reporter,...

Chairman George: The Greek-Canadian who Became an Unlikely Singing Superstar in China

A PhD-trained statistician for the federal agency Statistics Canada is an unlikely candidate for becoming a singing sensation anywhere -- much less China. But that is the amazing turn that the life of Canadian-born George Sapounidis took after 1999,...