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Rare Maria Callas Video Speaking Greek in Athens Comeback

Greek-American opera diva Maria Callas had a volatile relationship with the Athens intellectual establishment, but this was never more evident than during her 1957 comeback concert in the Theater of Herod Atticus at the foot of the Acropolis. In 1957,...

Life Aboard Onassis’ Legendary Yacht ‘Christina O’

The captain of Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht Christina recently broke his long self-imposed silence, speaking about the celebrities the Greek tycoon once entertained onboard. In an extensive interview with Greek daily Espresso, eighty-year-old Giorgos Zacharias spoke about Onassis' kindness to...

Manolis Chiotis: Star of Greek Music was Bouzouki Virtuoso

Manolis Chiotis is considered to be one of the greatest bouzouki players of all time. The musician, composer, and singer revolutionized Greek music with his four-course bouzouki and made music from Greece popular across the world, even in the...

Shocking Details of Maria Callas’ Life Revealed

A new book on Maria Callas reveals shocking details about the tragic private life of the greatest opera soprano of the 20th century

Tina Livanos: The Greek Beauty Who Married Both Onassis and Niarchos

Tina Livanos was known across the world for her marriages to two of Greece's most powerful figures, Onassis and Niarchos.

Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O and Lee Radziwill: A Complicated Relationship

The relationship between Lee Radziwill, her sister Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis is complicated and reveals one of the reasons of the siblings' rivalry

Maria Callas Statue Unveiled in Greece

The bronze statue of legendary opera singer Maria Callas was unveiled in the Roberto Galli park in central Athens

The Best Operas on Themes from Greek Mythology

There are at least fourteen major operas that are based on themes and personages from Greek mythology and its glittering history. That says all one needs to know about the universality of Greek mythology and history, how much they...

Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

Maria Callas may have died almost 45 years ago but her immortal voice lives on, along with her legend. It's no mystery why Greeks, Italians and Americans, all claim Callas as theirs. She was born Sophia Cecilia Anna Maria Kalogeropoulou...

Monica Bellucci to Portray Maria Callas at Ancient Greek Theater

Renowned Italian actress and beauty icon Monica Bellucci is to portray the iconic Greek soprano Maria Callas at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens on September 21, 22 and 23 of this year. Bellucci is coming to Greece to perform...