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My Afternoon With Zorba: When Mikis Theodorakis was Banned in Greece

During the time of the military junta in Greece, from 1967 to 74, Greek composer and activist Mikis Theodorakis' music was banned. By Bill Thomas The road to my afternoon with Zorba began in 1968. I was in the US Navy...

Greek Singer Tolis Voskopoulos Dies at 81

Tolis Voskopoulos, a legend of Greek popular music and cinema, has died in Athens on Monday. He was 80.

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

Stelios Kazantzidis -- who died in 2001 --was the voice that contained the pain and desire of post-war, poverty-stricken Greece.

Rebetiko Included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Rebetiko has been inscribed on UNESCO's "Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity."

Virtual Choir In Greece Sings as One Despite Pandemic Restrictions

A virtual choir based out of Kavala, Greece, bringing together 80 different singers, recently released a video of the song "Trehantira."

Athens Concert Hall Offers Free Livestreamed Events for Easter

The Athens Concert Hall (Megaro Moussikis) has announced three free, live streamed performances in the days leading up to Easter on May 2.

Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival Eagerly Awaited This Weekend

The Greek Community of Melbourne will stage its annual Lonsdale Street Greek Music Festival this weekend in Melbourne.

Meet “Balkumbia,” the Band Making ‘Rebetiko’ Popular in Latin America

It is Greek music, as well as Lithuanian, South American, Turkish and much more. This is the unique sound created by fusion band Balkumbia.

Greek Songwriter Takis Mousafiris Passes Away

Greek composer and songwriter Takis Mousafiris passed away with the coronavirus on Thursday, according to a statement from his family.

Greek Professor Keeps Music from Cycladic Islands Alive

A Greek professor is compiling an enormous online archive of historic music from the Cycladic Islands, the first collection of its kind.