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The Ancient Greek Origins of Zeibekiko and Other Contemporary Dances

Greece is home to countless traditional Greek dances, many of which have direct connections to ancient Greek forms of rhythmic movement. In ancient Greece, dance was an integral part of many aspects of cultural and religious events as well as...

Charismatic Greek Actor Ilias Logothetis Dies at 85

Greek theater and the film industry mourned the loss of renowned actor Ilias Logothetis, who passed away at the age of 85 on Wednesday. Logothetis was married to actress Maria Zacharis and had a son Alexandros Logothetis, who aims to...

King Charles Pays Tribute to Former King of Greece Wearing Greek Flag Tie

King Charles paid a tribute to his late cousin former King of Greece Constantine on Wednesday wearing a tie covered in fluttering Greek flags. Charles missed Tuesday's memorial service for Constantine at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle as his...

Queen Camilla Leads Memorial Service for Ex-King of Greece Constantine

Queen Camilla took the reins as head of the British Royal family as she led a memorial service for the ex-King Constantine of Greece at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. King Charles III missed the service as his treatment...

Ancient Greek Mathematical Formula Reveals Cutest Dog Breeds

An ancient Greek formula, known as the Golden Ratio, that was used to identify "physical perfection" was recently adopted by pet experts to identify the cutest dog breeds. The mathematical equation, that compares the measurements, ratios, and symmetry of facial...

How Versace Brought Ancient Greek Mythology Into Fashion

Ancient Greece has always captivated the minds of fashion designers, but Versace is the one brand that has so many clear connections to ancient Greek aesthetics that they just can't be ignored. In the world of luxury fashion, very few...

The Story of the Greek Tycoon Who Married a Jordanian Princess

When Jordanian Princess Iman married Jameel Alexander Thermiotis in March 2023, Greeks across the world wondered about the groom's connection to the country. Thermiotis, whose first name is Dimitrios, or Jimmy, was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1994 to Alexandros...

Celebrate Spring With Ancient Greek Tradition of Martis Bracelets

Spring is (almost) in the air in Greece, and Greeks will soon begin preparations to welcome the new season by celebrating an ancient annual custom. The Greek tradition of “Martis” entails that everyone, regardless of age, adorns themselves with...

Scrutiny of Israel’s Eurovision Song May See Country Leave Contest

Israel's Eurovision song entry, "October Rain," which allegedly references the October 7th Hamas attacks, is being "scrutinized" by the organizers of the competition, who are considering whether the lyrics breach non-political rules, one week after Israel was given the...

Billionaires Invest in Anti-Aging to Live Longer Than Other Humans

Billionaires such as Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are investing in anti-aging technologies and could soon utilize their fortunes to lengthen their lives and live far longer than any human previously had. Scientists reckon that impressive advances in anti-aging research...

Movie on Homer’s Odyssey Starring Ralph Fiennes Shot in Greece

An epic movie based on Homer's ancient Greek classic, 'The Odyssey' is in a post-production phase after it wrapped up filming on the Ionian island of Corfu in the spring. Starring Ralph Fiennes as Odysseus and Juliette Binoche as his...

Greek-Australian Singer VASSY Wins Prestigious Award, Releases New LP

Greek-Australian singer Vassy Karagiorgos, better known by her stage name VASSY, recently won the Song Writers Platinum Plaque from the US National Music Publishers’ Association for her 2014 hit "Bad." "I have received other Plaques before, but getting this Gem...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Film Poor Things Wins Five BAFTAs

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos' film Poor Things accrued five BAFTAs along with lead actress Emma Stone taking home the BAFTA for leading actress at the star-studded event. Last night's (Sunday, February 18) 2024 British Academy Film Awards saw Yorgos Lanthimos'...

New Giannis Antetokounmpo Documentary Now on Amazon Prime

A documentary on Amazon Prime Video today will feature the improbable story of Milwaukee Bucks basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo from poverty in Athens to the heights of the NBA. The 1-hour, 48-minute documentary called Giannis: The Marvelous Journey was produced...

Most Common Greek Gestures and Their Meaning

Greek people are known for their vivid expression of emotions, among which various gestures occupy a special place. A sign of gratitude or insult, agreement or question, their unique diversity in many ways reflects this vibrant culture. Knowing these gestures...