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Lia Bozonelis Interview: Making “Safer at Home” Thriller in a Pandemic

While a lot of Hollywood has been dealing with the pandemic, writer/producer Lia Bozonelis decided to make a movie, called "Safer at Home."

Fox Announces New Comedy Set in Ancient Greece

Fox Entertainment recently announced its development of an animated comedy series set in ancient Greece, slated to be released in the Spring of 2022. The series, which Michael Thorn, the president of Fox Entertainment calls an "incredibly irreverent family comedy,"...

Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

#MeToo Movement in Greece Spreads from Sport to Entertainment

The #MeToo movement, the global social movement against sexual abuse and sexual harassment, is now spreading like wildfire in Greece. Following allegations of sexual abuse in the sport of sailing, Greek women are now speaking about harassment by male directors...

Larry King Dies from Coronavirus

Larry King, the American talk show legend has died aged 87. He passed away this morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles after a battle with coronavirus. A statement posted online by his Ora Media company confirmed the sad news. It...

Greek-Canadian Constantine Passaris Listed in Who’s Who in Greece 2021

Constantine Passaris, a Greek-Canadian economics professor at the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton is included in the prestigious inaugural edition of "Who's Who in Greece 2020" for his long and distinguished service to his home country. Who's Who in...

Greeks Spent 4.6 Billion Hours on Mobile Phones in 2020

Greeks spent an eye-popping 4.6 billion hours on their mobile phones in 2020, according to new research presented on Thursday. In just the first six months of 2020 -- as the pandemic took a firm hold on society --...

Antetokounmpo Biopic Among High-Budget Movies Lined Up in Greece

The Giannis Antetokounmpo biopic by Disney, focused on the teenage years of the NBA star in Athens, stands among a substantial number of high-budget productions lined up to film in Greece in 2021. The unprecedented boom is thanks to the...

Stanley Johnson, British PM's Father, Chooses France Over Greece for Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of British PM Boris Johnson, who owns a villa in Greece and has spoken repeatedly of his love for the country, announced on Thursday he is applying for French citizenship. Johnson, a former member of the...

When Pierre Cardin Designed the Olympic Airways Uniforms Making Fashion History

Pierre Cardin, who passed away on Tuesday, was the designer of the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline. The French-Italian fashion designer's revolutionary styles of the 1960s and the 1970s were a crucial part...

Nasos Papargyropoulos Wins Greece's Popular TV Show 'Just the Two of US'

Actor Nasos Papargyropoulos paired with professional singer Josephine won the popular singing Greek talent show 'Just the Two of Us' in Athens on Saturday. The duet majestically performed 'The Phantom of the Opera', a 1986 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber,...

Greek and Turkish Musicians Perform “Songs Without Borders” at Sydney Opera House

The beautiful and evocative music of Asia Minor took the audience at the Sydney Opera House on an historic, emotional journey in two performances recently, showcasing the melodies and rhythms of its rich, ancient cultures. The band members say that...

New 5G Service to Make Greece a "Great Destination to Work and Retire in"

Greece has awarded 5G spectrum internet service to three operators, OTE Group, Vodafone and Wind Hellas in an auction on Wednesday that raised 372.26 million euros ($453.78 million). Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday that the 5G service will...

George Zaharias and Babe Didrikson, the First Power Couple in the World of Sports

Theodore Vetoyanis (Greek: Θεόδωρος Βετογιάνης) was an American professional wrestler and sports promoter, known by his ring name of George Zaharias, and more popularly known as "The Crying Greek from Cripple Creek" during the 1930s. Although he was prominent enough...

Christmas Tree in Athens Dedicated to the Unseen Heroes of the Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens illuminated the Christmas tree in Syntagma Square on Monday evening which this year is dedicated to the heroes who have been on the frontlines for Athens this holiday season and every day of the year. The...