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Why Greeks Break Plates: The History Behind the Custom

The sound of a plate smashing, shattering loudly as it meets the floor, is distinctive and tends to turn heads in a restaurant. Most of us, startled, think, Oh No! an unfortunate accident has occurred. But when plates shatter on...

Rolling Stone’s Charlie Watts Botched Concert in Athens

Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer who died on Tuesday aged 80, had a little known but ugly experience with the Greek police during a concert in Athens in the 1960s. Watts, regarded as one of the greatest – and...

Mykonos Lockdown Reaction: Nighttime Curfew, No Music

Mykonos is the last place you would consider for quiet vacations or for going to bed early. Saturday's Mykonos Covid lockdown made it just that, however. Thanks to the latest government restrictions, to curb an exponential increase in Covid-19 cases,...

Greek Singers and Industry Insiders on Concerts Post-COVID

There have been a lot of questions on when big events and concerts can come back in earnest, post-COVID. Different countries, states, and even cities have had different guidelines concerning re-starting sports games, conferences, and of course, concerts. Greek Reporter...