Mitropanos sadly passed away on April 17, 2012 after suffering from a heart attack and pulmonary edema. He will always be remembered as one of Greece’s most recognisable voices and legend of the rebetika genre.
GREEKS OF THE WORLD
Greeks of the World.
Dimitris Tzankatian’s love affair with travel began in 2019 when he bought his first drone. Now, just four years later, the talented photographer and certified drone pilot is stunning audiences with amazing aerial perspectives of Greece’s beautiful landscapes, historic sites, and picturesque towns and villages, captured through his beautiful photography and videography.
The six songs of the Holy Week sequence, “Days of the Epitaph”, is a tribute to Christ by Nikos Gatsos, one of the greatest Greek poets of the 20th century, who feels that Christ’s sacrifice was the ultimate manifestation of God’s love for people. All six songs are interspersed with frequent quotations, sometimes slightly modified, from the Bible and other religious texts, expressing the poet’s conviction that Christ is the only hope for mankind.
For legendary brand strategist Peter Economides, the ancient teachings of Aristotle don’t just belong in philosophy text books, but in modern-day brand and marketing ones as well – and his time working with Steve Jobs at Apple, proves it.
Nefeli Meg is a multi-talented comedian and one of Greece’s rising stars.She is one of the leading YouTubers and podcasters in Greece. In this Greekspired podcast episode she speaks candidly about overcoming anorexia, how covid changed her path in life and why she prefers polygamy over monogamy.
Greek Australian Stephen Kamper, former accountant and shadow small business minister, has been appointed to lead New South Wales’ small business policies by newly elected Premier Chris Minns. In addition to his responsibilities for small business, Kamper will also oversee lands and property, multiculturalism, and sport.
Andreas Metaxa, from the Metaxa spirits family and creator of hit Instagram meme account Supersnake, opens up in the Greekspired podcast about overcoming cancer, naysayers, and how a family member’s Oscar has inspired him to make it in Hollywood.
Nikos Oikonomopoulos will soon be releasing a duet with Israeli singer Eden Ben Zaken his official fan page has revealed. The duet, which is to be Nikos first collaboration with an Israeli artist, is expected to be recorded very soon and released in the coming months.
Rita Wilson, wife of acclaimed Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, sang three songs on stage at a reception hosted by President Joe Biden at the White House in recognition of Greek Independence Day on Wednesday. Watch the video.
Stilvi Psilopoulou is a distinguished actress who, for almost a decade, has worked alongside some of the very best Greek actors like Elisavet Konstantinidou, Ilias Logothetis, Alexandros Stavrou, Katerina Didaskalou, Nikitas Tsakiroglou and with the most prominent Greek directors such as Dimitris Arvanitis, Yorgos Oikonomidis, Panos Aggelopoulos and more. Greek City Times speaks to her to learn more about her life and achievements thus far.
Greek women have played an essential role in shaping the history and culture not just of Greece, but of the world. As a tribute to International Women’s Day we honour some of the greatest Greek women who have left a lasting impact on history through their achievements.
From the mountains of Greece all the way to the mountains of regional Victoria in Australia, Macedon Distillery has formulated a unity of cultures to create authentic small batch spirits based on recipes passed down through generations of family history. The life and soul of the Mediterranean is family, friends and hospitality, and Macedon Distillery lives by this tradition.
Described as “’My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ meets ‘Bring it On’ and ‘Hairspray’”, ‘Finally Me’, the new movie by ex footy star Jasons Stevens is finally here. Watch the trailer here!
The pre-trial council of Brussels has decided to extend the preventive detention of Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP at the centre of the corruption scandal engulfing the European Parliament, for another two months.
The record breaking long jump of Miltos Tedoglou at 8.41m in Lieven has confirmed that the Greek athlete is by far the best jumper on the planet, no matter the shoes he is wearing.
“There will definitely be more women.” In an interview with journalist George Kouvaras aired on ‘ERTNEWS’ and ‘ERT1’ yesterday the Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that if re-elected he plans to ensure that there are more women in parliament.
Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has pleaded guilty to assaulting his ex-girlfriend Chiara Passari after shoving her during an argument on a night out over two years ago.
Two filmmakers from Australia have come together for their ninth international film project that documents Greeks. This time it’s the Greko of Calabria and the Griko of Apulia.