Celebrities

Supermodel Irina Shayk 'Adores' Greece and Its 'Amazing People'

Supermodel Irina Shayk visited Greece this week, attending events in Athens while also doing a little bit of sightseeing. During her stay, she took to Twitter and Facebook to express her love for Greece, saying it was her "best...

English Actor Stephen Fry Visits Greece

Greek Minister of Tourism Olga Kefalogianni met on April 17 with famous British actor, writer and comedian Stephen Fry who is currently visiting the country. She accompanied Fry on his tour of the New Acropolis Museum, where the comedian...

Ekaterina Rybolovleva: Skorpios' New Owner

Russian socialite, Ekaterina Rybolovleva, 24, daughter of the billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is the new owner of the private Skorpios island in the Ionian Sea purchased in 1962 by Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onasis. The Russian co-founder of potash producing company...

Stroumboulopoulos Comes to CNN in Summer 2013

The man who has brought smart, savvy conversations to Canadian television audiences in his signature interview program for nearly a decade will bring his unique brand of intimate, insightful talk to CNN. George Stroumboulopoulos says he doesn’t just ask questions...

Athina Onassis Sells Skorpios Island to Russian Billionaire

Athina Onassis has agreed to sell Skorpios to the daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev. The private island was bought from Athina's grandfather, legendary tycoon Aristotle Onassis, in the 1960's but until today she was the sole owner of...

Paulina Jayne Knows Country Music

Rising Greek-American country singer Paulina Jayne has received four nominations for the Detroit Music Awards, including in the top categories and said he's excited and hoping to win. In an interview with New York journalist Markos Papadatos about being considered...

AHI Holds Annual Awards

The annual awards' ceremony of the American Hellenic Institute was held in Washington. Four personalities of the Greek Diaspora, involved in American political life were honored this year for their contribution to the promotion of issues related to Greece,...

Nana Mouskouri to Be Honored by McGill

Internationally acclaimed Greek singer and UNICEF ambassador Nana Mouskouri and Dr Barré-Sinoussi, the acting Director of the Regulation of Retro viral Infections Unit in the Department of Virology at the Pasteur Institute in Paris, who shared the Nobel Prize...

Karolos Koun Theater Awards 2013

The Karolos Koun Theater Awards 2013 and the Critics Theater and Music Awards for 2012 ceremony was held on Feb.12, at the Athens Concert Hall in the Dimitris Mitropoulos hall. The ceremony was opened by the Mayor of Athens Giorgos...

Papandreou’s NY Digs: Move Over, Lady Gaga

While a fifth of Greeks have been pushed into poverty by austerity measures he imposed on the orders of international lenders, former Prime Minister George Papandreou will live in a luxury apartment in Manhattan, courtesy of the Ivy League...

Turkish Star Ergents Invests in Greece

Turkish actor, Halit Ergents, famous for his role as Souleyman the Great,which is popular on Greek television, said he is going to make land investments in the region of of Trikala, Thessaly. The story was frontpage news in the...

Gavras Honorary Doctor of AUTH

Acclaimed Greek director Costas Gavras is to be appointed honorary doctor of the Faculty of the Fine Arts Film Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). The University is honoring him for his work and contribution to the...

Chairman George Keeps Rocking China

George Sapounidis, otherwise known as Chairman George and a rising music star in China, will perform at the Jan. 22 opening ceremonies of the 2013 annual International Camellia Festival in Kunming, capital of south China’s Yunnan province. The festival showcases...

Gavras' Thriller Capital Set for Premiere

"Capital," the new political thriller by Greek-French film director Costa-Gavras is to premiere in Athens on Jan. 14. The new movie shows the head of a large European investment bank (played by France’s top humorist, Gad Elmaleh) desperately clinging...

Onassis Vows to Visit Monastery in Naxos

Aristotle Onassis’ sole descendant, granddaughter Athena Onassis, asked her partners to settle the final details regarding her trip to Greece to fulfill the vow she made after her serious accident. She made ​​a vow to the Monastery of St. John...