When Yannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.
A third volume of poems by the iconic modern Greek poet Yannis Ritsos has just been published in English by Manolis Aligizakis.
As part of the 34th Greek Festival of Sydney, Professor Vrasidas Karalis of the University of Sydney directed and adapted the works of Greek poet Yannis Ritsos for a dramatic performance and recitation by Athanasia Costa and Eleni Eleftherias-Kostakidis. The...
Swiss filmmaker, Olivier Zuchuat, directed a documentary called Like Stone Lions at the Gateway into Night, on the Greek island of Makronissos in the Aegean Sea, where communist intellectuals were detained under degrading conditions from 1947 - 1951. The documentary...