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Michael Jackson’s Nephew to Play Singer in Upcoming Biopic

Michael Jackson will be portrayed by his nephew Jaafar Jackson in an upcoming biopic directed by Antoine Fuqua, it was announced on Monday. The film, titled simply Michael, will be the first major film role for 26-year-old Jaafar, who is...

Greece Selects 16-Year-Old Victor Vernicos for Eurovision 2023

Greece will be represented at Eurovision 2023 by their youngest ever representative, Victor Vernicos with the song "What They Say", Greek broadcaster ERT revealed on Monday. His song was written and produced by Vernicos himself more than a year ago....

Cannabis Improves Love Life, Study Finds

A study investigating love life and cannabis has found that cannabis users report an improved love life, as well as increased libido, and sense of taste and touch. The study published in the Journal of Cannabis Research recently asked 811...

Elon Musk’s Greek Tweets and What They Mean

Elon Musk's latest Greek tweet had millions of his followers scratching their heads over the meaning. The Twitter owner tweeted Omega (Ω), the last letter in the Greek alphabet, and his tweet went viral, with 7.3 million views by Sunday night. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1619773318915313664 What...

Melina Mercouri: The Epitome of the Hellenic Spirit

Melina Mercouri is engraved in the minds of millions of Greeks. In her life she was several things: a striking woman; a stage and movie actress; a patriot; an activist; a politician; but above all — and this is what...

Shrimp And Gyros Skewers: Where The Mountains Meet The Sea

Next time that you are feeling indecisive about fish (well, seafood!) or meat for dinner, why not try the shrimp and gyros skewers.

The Superfood that Fueled Alexander the Great

Sea buckthorn berries have been used in traditional medicine throughout Central Asia and Eastern Europe for centuries.

Thessaloniki Film Festival Joins European Festivals Alliance

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) has joined Smart 7, a new cooperation network of seven European film festivals aiming to further European film innovation and culture. The network was launched as an alliance to meet the current needs of...

Six Lifestyle Choices that Can Protect from Memory Decline

A study that followed nearly 30,000 adults for more than ten years discovered that six lifestyle factors can significantly reduce memory loss in old age. Healthy diet, regular exercise, active social interaction, cognitive activity, non-smoking, and avoiding alcohol were all...

Film Shot In Greece, ‘Triangle of Sadness’, Nominated for 3 Oscars

Ruben Östlund's black comedy Triangle of Sadness, which was partly filmed in Greece, has been nominated for three Oscars.

Humans and Wild Apes Share Common Sign Language

Some apes, like wild chimps and bonobos, use gestures to communicate, and humans can understand these gestures since they are based on a common language. This is the finding of an experiment in which volunteers watched videos of apes and...

Justin Bieber Sells Rights to Songs for $200m

Justin Bieber has sold his share of the rights to his music to Hipgnosis Songs Capital for a reported $200m. The firm now owns the pop star's stake in some of the biggest hits of recent years, including Baby and...

Oscar Nominations 2023: The Full List of Movie and Acting Nominees

The Oscar nominations for the 2023 Academy Awards, set to take place on March 12th, have been unveiled, with the full list now available to the public. The Academy Award of Merit, better known as the Oscar, is up for...

Egg Shortage Drives Up Prices for Consumers

An egg shortage is driving up the price of eggs for consumers across the US and other countries. The main cause appears to be a strain of bird flu which is threatening commercial flocks of chickens. Economists have also...

Which Tragic Greek Figure Are You? The Quiz That’s Gone Viral

The quiz "Which tragic Greek figure are you?" has taken the internet by storm recently as thousands are sharing their results as to which Greek figure they'd be according to their personality. The test is on a site called uQuiz...