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Greek food: The Variety of Delicious Pies

Among many other things, Greece is known for its healthy and tasty food. However, one specific type of Greek traditional food, the pie, holds a special place, as it is among the oldest, simplest, and yet most delicious dishes...

Perfect Spots for Walking in Downtown Athens

The many fascinating views of the Greek capital, Athens, are better appreciated and enjoyed if walking down its streets at a relaxed pace rather than trying to navigate it by car or other vehicle. A stroll or two in the...

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Poignant Question: Who Am I?

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a poignant question on social media: "Who am I?" he asks. "In Greece I was Nigerian, in Nigeria I was Greek. I was stuck in the middle, living between cultures," he concludes. https://twitter.com/Giannis_An34/status/1572688730418302983 Antetokounmpo was in New York...

Jennifer Aniston’s Greek Ancestor Fought in the Cretan Revolt of 1878

While most fans know that Jennifer Aniston has Greek roots, most would be surprised to discover that her Greek great-grandfather actually fought in the Cretan Revolt against the Ottomans in 1878. The discovery was made by a team of historians...

Brad Pitt Makes Surprise Debut as a Sculptor

Brad Pitt made a surprise debut at the Lakeside Art Museum in Finland as a sculptor to disclose his first ever public art exhibition. The actor unveiled his sculptures while appearing alongside Australian musician Nick Cave and British sculptor Thomas...

Greeks and Turks Unite Against Common Enemy: Ketchup on Dolmades

Greeks and Turks should unite against a common enemy, namely ketchup on dolmades, wrote a prominent Turkish diplomat on Twitter recently. Umut Acar, who has served in several countries and is now at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ankara,...

Russia’s Pop Idol Condemns Vladimir Putin’s Ukraine War

The wave of Russian celebrities condemning Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine has just increased by one. Alla Pugacheva, a singer much beloved by fellow Russians, has joined the ranks of numerous other famous co-patriots who are now standing up...

Woody Allen, the King of Comedy, Ready to Retire?

Woody Allen, the king of comedy, has evidently walked back his announcement of retirement from filmmaking, which would be the true end of an era in the industry. The eighty-six year old writer, director, actor, and producer, whose career...

Martha Karagianni: Greek Actress Inspired Generations of Women

Martha Karagianni passed away at the age of eighty-two. She is known not only for her legendary body of work but also as a voice for women everywhere, who saw her as an inspiration in pursuing their dreams. With her...

Unique Greek Liqueurs Perfect for Autumn

Greece is not only known for its cuisine, but also for its unique traditional liqueurs. Many of the favorites, surprisingly enough, are derived from ingredients that have amazing health benefits as well. Let's look at some unique selections that...

The Frontrunners to Succeed Daniel Craig as the Next James Bond

Who is in the running to become the next James Bond? Fans go wild as franchise writers tease new announcements and Hollywood stars, such as Tom Hardy and Henry Cavill, seem to be the front-runners to take on the...

The Queen’s Funeral: Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch Laid to Rest

Queen Elizabeth II's funeral is being held on Monday at London’s Westminster Abbey, the building in which she was crowned Queen and later married. Together with the royal family, many close friends and Heads of State such as President Biden,...

Royal Title Given to Ex-Crown Prince by the BBC Angers Greeks

Former Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece was given the title "His Royal Highness" by the BBC, angering many Greek social media users. They took to Twitter to remind the BBC that the institution of the monarch was abolished in Greece...

The National Hellenic Museum Raised Over $1 Million at Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) raised over one million dollars last weekend at its 2022 Gala in support of its mission to share Greek history, art, culture, and the Greek- American story. NHM Chairman John P. Calamos, Sr. and Gala...

Beloved Greek Actress Martha Karagianni Dies at 83

Martha Karagianni, a Greek actress who associated her career with the blooming of Greek cinema in the 1960s died in Athens on Sunday. She was 83. She starred in many films, 19 of which were produced by Finos Film, a...