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Late Afternoon Bouzoukia: How Covid-19 Has Changed Nightlife in Greece

Nightclubs across Greece are implementing new health and safety measures, including limited hours and social distancing, in order to help prevent the spread of Covid-19. The effort comes in the midst of newly imposed government mandates, meant to address the...

Hellenic Film Society USA Prepares for Virtual Festival for 2020

The Hellenic Film Society USA announced their first-ever virtual Greek film festival, which will be held from July 10, to July 20, 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Audiences from across the country will have the opportunity to stream...

August is Ideal Time to Visit Athens

It is a longstanding tradition for most Greeks to take their annual vacation around Assumption Day, on August 15. Apart from the tourists, the Greek capital can seem like a bit of a ghost city during much of the month....

‘Amerika Square’: Can it Join The Oscars’ Ranks of Previous Greek Winners and Nominees?

Directed by Yannis Sakaridis, the Greek entry ‘Amerika Square’ has been receiving glowing reviews on its journey towards the final shortlists being announced later this year, with the final 5 nominees to be announced early in 2018. Amerika Square Trailer: https://youtu.be/goJzKqpAdEk Having...

Don’t Miss Greek Singer Glykeria Performing at the 35th Greek Festival Sydney!

Greek singer Glykeria will be performing at the Greek Festival of Sydney, according to the festival's press release. Greek Fest takes over Sydney’s Darling Harbour Precinct on February 25 & 26. With free music entertainment, Greek food and drinks, market...

Watch Euripides Laskaridis' 'Relic' Performing at BIOS in Athens

After a successful and much-discussed European tour taking in 18 international festivals and 10 European countries, the irreverent solo dance performance "Relic" by Euripides Laskaridis and the Osmosis team will be showing for three nights at BIOS in Athens. The...

Greeks are too Poor for Culture and Entertainment

Forget plate-breaking and showering bouzouki singers with trays of flowers, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) released figures on Greek participation in culture and entertainment and showed that few Greeks can afford a good time. The results showed that in...

Greek and Gay to Host Annual Birthday Dinner Dance

The Greek and Gay Support Network provides individual support and resources such as social services to gay and bisexual men and women of Greek background in Australia and are hosting their annual birthday dance celebration, their most popular event. The...

Independent and Creative: The London Greek Film Festival

The London Greek Film Festival will take place from May 15-21 at Camden’s Theatro Technis in London. This is the festival’s 9th anniversary presenting selected short and feature screenplays, and prides itself on being an independent, alternative, progressive and a...

The Complete (Greek) Guide to Travel in Istanbul

Istanbul is a great city to experience, but for Greeks it has a special meaning as the Byzantine and Greek foundations of what was once the known world’s largest metropolis can be seen everywhere.