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Karagiozis: The Puppet that Raised Generations of Greeks

Karagiozis is the main character of Greek shadow puppet theater shows, and has been a constant for generations of children in Greece

Greek Puppeteer Yannaros Passes Away

A legendary Greek entertainer, Yannis Mourelatos, known to the Greek people under the nickname Yannaros, passed away on Dec. 12 at the age of 81. Yannaros was a unique performer whose act consisted of imitating voices and spread laughter...

Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation Features Puppet Player Evgenios Spatharis

Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT) presents renowned Greek shadow puppet player Evgenios Spatharis, which they have digitized. The episode featured by the ERT archives is "Evgenios Spatharis-1959." Despite the fact that the puppet player began his performances in 1942, the documentary...