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Angelina Jolie Filming Maria Callas Spotted in Greece

Angelina Jolie was spotted getting onboard a yacht during the last day of filming Maria in Greece. Scenes of the film which is about the tumultuous life of famed Greek opera diva Maria Callas,  are shot in Pyrgos on the Peloponnese. https://twitter.com/ilialive_gr/status/1714200471790063831 Local...

First Photos of Angelina Jolie as Maria Callas Unveiled

The first two images of Angelina Jolie as famed diva Maria Callas in Pablo Larrain‘s upcoming biopic Maria have been revealed. Based on true accounts, the film will tell the tumultuous, beautiful, and tragic story of the life of the...

Maria and the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Honored on August 15th

As Greeks prepare to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, the nation is ready to honor those with the most popular female name, Maria.

Angelina Jolie Plays Maria Callas in New Biopic

Angelina Jolie will play the legendary Greek-American soprano Maria Callas in the biopic Maria. The film will be directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Steven Knight, who recently worked together on the film Spencer. Blue chip outfit FilmNation has...

Why Greeks Celebrate Name Days: An Orthodox Tradition

Name day is a uniquely Greek feast as people celebrate the feast of an Orthodox Christian saint, holy person or martyr they are named after

Greece’s Celebration of the Panagia, or Dormition of the Virgin Mary

There are many customs and festivals organized all over Greece on August 15 in commemoration of the Virgin Mary, or Panagia. This day is a public holiday in Greece so Greeks are able to mark one of the most...

Greek Philotimo Works Miracles for Laid-Off Mother Whose Daughter Fainted from Hunger

The tragic plight of the laid-off hotel worker whose daughter fainted from hunger earlier in the week on the island of Rhodes has moved not only Greek public opinion but the government. Greece's famous philotimo worked wonders, since within hours...

Maria: The History Behind Greece's Most Popular Female Name

As Greeks around the world prepare to celebrate "Summer Easter'' on Thursday, as the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is called in Greek popular tradition, the nation is also ready to honor those bearing Greece's most popular female name,...

So What Are the Most Popular Boy and Girl Names In Greece? Just Ask Wikiwand

British daily newspaper, The Independent, published maps listing the most common names for boys and girls around Europe. The data comes from Wikiwand. The charts held few surprises, with the name Sophia popular around East Europe whereas Emma is...

Maria Farantouri Moves Melbourne Audiences

One of the most significant voices of Greece, Maria Farantouri, and renowned US jazz saxophonist Charles Lloyd continue their fourteen-year music collaboration, this time in Australia.