Chinese Kids Sing the Olympic Anthem in Greek at Beijing Opening
A Chinese choir of 40 young children sang the Olympic Anthem in Greek during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing on Friday. The young kids -- who learned the Greek words in less than three months...
Greek Olympic Anthem to Open Tokyo Games
As the 2021 Tokyo Olympics open on Friday, the music of Spyridion Samaras and the lyrics of Kostis Palamas will be heard around the globe once again through the Olympic Anthem, which dates back to 1896. The hymn, also known...
House of Greek National Poet Kostis Palamas Sold
The Patras house where Greek national poet Kostis Palamas was born, is sold to a Greek businessman who lives and works in the USA. The 75-year-old man, who also hails from Patras, is planning to turn the house into a museum. According...