Greek culture

The History and Tradition of the Greek Dance Zeibekiko

The zeibekiko requires an inner intensity, as it is an improvised movement that expresses the feelings of the individual who gets up to dance.

San Francisco Greek Film Festival to Offer Free, Virtual and Drive-In Movies

This year's San Francisco Greek Film Festival, which is set for April 16-25, 2021, will offer free, virtual film screenings.

Bringing Folk Music from Rhodes into the Modern Age

Nikos Tzellos, a young musician from Rhodes, has made it his mission to revive the folk music of his island for the modern era.

Successful Greeks Share Knowledge in YouTube Series “Learn From the Greeks”

Successful Greek-Americans from all across the West Coast are being featured in a new YouTube series titled "Learn From the Greeks".

“Let’s Go Greek” Festival in Sydney Provides a Taste of Hellenic Culture

The Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Parramatta, a western district of Sydney, hosted its annual "Let's Go Greek" Festival on Sunday, September 9, attracting over 20,000 visitors who enjoyed a fun day of Greek food, culture, music, and...

Adelaide’s Hellenic Cultural Festival “Odyssey” Set to Return Next Month

The cosmopolitan coastal capital of Adelaide in South Australia will be celebrating Greek culture with their annual Hellenic cultural festival called "Odyssey," which is scheduled to return this October for the 14th year. The festival, presented every year by the...

Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

An ancient Greek value which ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in modern Greece, is “philoxenia”. Translated from Greek, philoxenia literally means “friend to a stranger”. The roots of...

Tribute to Mikis Theodorakis In Adelaide

The Adelaide suburb of Woodville is preparing for a musical feast celebrating legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. The tribute concert will take place on Saturday at the Woodville Town Hall. Mikis Theodorakis is one of the most famous Greek composers...

Greece Embraces Culture Not as Luxury But as Investment in Progress

By Constantine E. Passaris* Since time immemorial, Greece has supported and promoted the arts and culture. Indeed, Greece has created a significant foot print and an inspiring legacy in the arts and culture. Hardly a day goes by when we do...

Tinos: How This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

As you leave on the ferry from Porto Rafti, begin to prepare yourself to be enchanted by Tinos - you'll be arriving there in just four hours. This island is steeped in history and beauty and laced with sacred religious...