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My Afternoon With Zorba: When Mikis Theodorakis was Banned in Greece

During the time of the military junta in Greece from 1967 to 1974, Greek composer and activist Mikis Theodorakis' music was banned. By Bill Thomas The road to my afternoon with Zorba began in 1968. I was in the US Navy...

The Magic of Greek Dancing: Greece’s Greatest Traditional Dances

Thursday is International Dance Day and how better to celebrate than by discovering five of the most popular Greek dances! 

‘King of the Waltz’ André Rieu Bids Spectacular Farewell to Theodorakis

Known to millions around the world as the “King of the Waltz” André Rieu posted a tribute video to Mikis Theodorakis on Facebook that has exceeded 4 million views in a few days. “Thank you Mikis Theodorakis for your wonderful...

Now Anastasiades Sleeps With The Enemy

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will succeed in his burning desire to reunify the island, whose northern third is still occupied by a standing Turkish army and unlawful invaders, right about the time Greece gets back Istanbul, which it still...

The Long, Sad Lonely Greek Life

Where's Zorba when you need him? There's good news and bad news for the Greek lifestyle, according to the Better Life Index compiled by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD.) The good news is that they live...

Boutaris The Turk, Ataturk's Brother

The beginning of the end of the Ottoman Occupation of Greece in 1821, which gave birth to the modern Greek state, and the fall of Smyrna in Asia Minor a century later in 1922 were the bookends for revolutions...