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seahorse underwater photographer Nikos Samaras

‘Seahorse Dragging a Mask’ Underwater Photographer Nikos Samaras

This image of a delicate seahorse dragging a face mask has been nominated for the Ocean Photography Award 2021. The photo, taken by Greek photographer Photographer Nikos Samaras in the waters of Northern Greece has gone viral this week, drawing much needed attention to the global issue of marine pollution.

Saxtom

Saxtom: Tom Giannakopoulos, Saxophonist Star on the Rise

Exclusive interview with Saxtom – Tom Giannakopoulos, the 22 year old saxophonist who performs alongside some of Greece’s music industry greats including Sakis Rouvas and Konstantinos Argyros and whose collaborations include global brands such as Adidas, Diesel and Swarovski. And this is just the beginning… Link in article to watch him live on Greek City Times.

Lockdown Blues? Professor Karalis performs his magical literary jazz in 'The Glebe Point Road Blues' 2

Lockdown Blues? Professor Karalis performs his magical literary jazz in ‘The Glebe Point Road Blues’

We revisit a literary work on the suburb of Glebe from our favourite  polymath Professor Vrasidas Karalis. It has been described by critics as ‘ingenious and soaring in its unique angle of vision…powerful, even visionary writing, from one of our most interesting, distinctive and challenging voices.

Michael Platyrrahos Crete Cretan lyra

Michael Platyrrahos: Preserving the Musical Traditions of Crete

Accomplished musician and singer, Michael Platyrrahos is sought after internationally for his performances on the lyra, viololyra, lyraki, lute and mandolin and has spent a lifetime dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the unique musical and cultural traditions of Crete.