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Greek Singer Antonis Kalogiannis Dies at 81

Renowned Greek singer Antonis Kalogiannis passed away from cardiac arrest at the age of 81 at his house in Athens on Thursday. Kalogiannis was known for his powerful renditions of songs written by the famed composer Mikis Theodorakis. Born in the...

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...

Stelios Kazantzidis: The Voice of Post-War, Poverty-Stricken Greece

The voice of Stelios Kazantzidis -- who died on September 14, 2001 -- was the voice that contained all the pain and desires of post-war, poverty-stricken Greeks, many of whom had to migrate to make a living abroad. Kazantzidis has...

”Taste of the Danforth” Street Festival to be Held August 9-11 in Toronto’s Greektown

Canada's largest street festival, ''Taste of the Danforth,'' will take place for the 26th consecutive year in the Greektown area of Toronto, from August 9 until August 11. The festival is an extremely popular one in Canada's largest city, and...