Inspiring Forbes 30 under 30’s Diana Voutyrakou, who made vast inroads into robotics and the tech industry as a teenager, speaks about her robotic cane for the visually impaired and the initiatives that she is spearheading to help today’s youth to succeed in a similar way, by turning their passion into a profession.
GREEKS OF THE WORLD
Greeks of the World.
A new research study led by a Greek scientist has finally put an end to the age-old argument between men and women around the globe: Toilet seat up? Or down?
Although very active on Instagram, Greek celebrity chef Akis Petretzikis takes care to keep his personal life away from the limelight. Recently, however, he posted a photo, for the first time, with his bikini-clad love, Konstantina on their first vacation together with their baby son.
Some call him Bobby, Haralambos and Mbambi, but the man best known as “The Spartan Warrior” Antonakos is set to take on Anthony ‘The Man’ Mundine at the long anticipated ‘Territory Footy Fight Night’.
Tsitsipas, booed on court during a shock defeat by Spanish teenager Alcarez, explains that he broke no rules as well as the tactical advantages of an empty bladder.
“I would never forget that moment. It was then that I came to understand the power of music. And, how important Theodorakis is to the Greeks and would become to my life. He clearly reflects the spirit of the Greeks — be strong, and like my grandfather often told me, always have hope.”
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.
Princess Olympia of Greece has posed for a casual sunset photoshoot, dancing on board a yacht on Thursday with her friend, model Ella Richards.
In a social post to his 3.1 million Facebook and 10.6 million Instagram followers, Giannis expresses his best wishes to Alex and shares a number of photos, including some of the two brothers taken in their childhood.
Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.
The entire Evzones Collection by Nick Bourdaniotis, a photographic exhibition, can be purchased in a beautifully presented coffee table book that is sure to become the perfect family heirloom.
Xronia Polla to Nikos Vertis! The now 45-year-old singer released his latest single on July 2nd and the official music video has already reached almost 11 million views on YouTube. Watch it here.
A professional musician from the tender age of just 14 attending school by day and performing gigs by night, Thanasis has shared the stage with Greek music royalty such as the likes of Dimitris Bassis, Stathis Aggelopoulos, Vasilis Lekkas, Nikos Kourkoulis, Kelly Kellidou, Thanasis Vasilakos, Sakis Arsenious….the list goes on.
Alevri is fast becoming a household name and a staple in homes around Sydney and is showing us how persistence, perseverance as well as the ability to pivot during these incredibly tough times can result in some reasonably good results.
Bouzouki player, Gregory Georgiou, DJ George Savva and Percussionist Arky Kalithrakas. Three gifted musicians, who together form the modern Greek sensation that is the band ‘FiloXenia.’ Greek City Times chats with the guys in the lead up to their performance this time tomorrow in our sixth episode of Live in L0ckdown. Don’t miss it!
Whilst some of the world is experiencing C0VID fatique, fires are sweeping across our beloved Greece, may these few moments bring some much needed peace, albeit temporary. One hour from now our fifth episode features Lefteris Ganas, accompanied by Thanasis Plarinos, playing old school Greek laiko.
A true legend, Greek pole vaulter Emmanouíl Karalís (aka Manolo) has captured hearts over the world and the spirit of the Olympics in a gesture dubbed by many as their favourite moment of the Games. We share what the Olympian had to say in his exclusive interview with Greek City Times.
I’ve just lost a few people in my weekly routine who have refused or did not disclose [whether or not they had been vaccinated], and it was unfortunate,” admits American actress, producer and business women Jennifer Aniston.