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Tsitsipas Australian Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas Weighs in on Australian Open Vaccine Controversy

With the current debate surrounding vaccinations dividing the tennis world, Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas has posted a cryptic message on Twitter regarding the controversy ahead of the Australian Open.

Stefanos Tsitsipas at the 2021 French Open Photo credit: Julian Finney

Tsitsipas Image One of Time’s Top 100 Photos 2021, Likened to ‘Caravaggio Painting’

An image of Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has been named one of Time’s Top Photos of 2021 with the creative genius of its photographer Julian Finney compared to that of famed Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Istanbul

Crowds Flock to the Greek Orthodox Wish-Granting Church in Constantinople

On December 1, as on the first day of every month, people flocked in droves to the wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Constantinople to make wishes, in the hope that they will come true.

Vote 1 Ilias Tzortzis: Your Truly Independent Candidate for Bayside 6

Vote 1 Ilias Tzortzis: Your Truly Independent Candidate for Bayside

Pre-poll voting has opened for more than 5 million voters in this year’s local council elections in the Australian state of NSW. If you reside in Ward 5 of Bayside Council, which covers the suburbs of Kyeemagh, Brighton-Le-Sands, Monterey, Ramsgate Beach, Dolls Point, Sandringham, Sans Souci, Ilias Tzortzis is your man. Here’s what he stands for and how to vote for him.

Kids Love Greece famiiy travel agency

Kids Love Greece: Best Travel Agency for Families

Should you travel to Greece with your family? The answer is a resounding “Definitely, YES!”.  Kids Love Greece is a travel agency focusing exclusively on family vacation to Greece, helping families to create amazing memories that last forever.

Kim Kardashian Orthodox baptism

Kim Kardashian Remains True to her Orthodox Faith

Kim Kardashian, who revealed her deep connection with her Orthodox faith and her Armenian ancestry by baptising her three youngest children at the Etchmiadzin Cathedral in Armenia, has been widely praised for remembering her religious and ancestral roots.

Polysporia

Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia

November 21 is traditionally a day where every Mama & Yiayia in many Greek villages are on a mission, gathering as many Polysporia (legumes) as possible – including all types of beans, corn, peas, wheat, and lentils and cook all the seeds together for a big family feast.

Ouzo Talk

Ouzo Talk Podcast Going Down a Treat

Greek City Times is proud to present the Ouzo Talk podcast. Custom-made for the Greek diaspora, Ouzo Talk, is making waves, with listeners in over 20 countries globally now tuning in for the Ouzo-fuelled conversations of co-hosts Nick Athanassiou and Tom Skolarikis.

Spotify Greek lyrics

Spotify Now Has Greek Lyrics: No More Misheard Words

We’ve all been guilty of mishearing song lyrics that somehow, at the time, in some way, seemed to make sense to us. But do not fear – let bygones be bygones, as you can now find the lyrics to your favourite Greek songs, scrolling in real time on Spotify. Did someone say “Greek karaoke party”??!

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Greek Prime Minister UK

The UK has Fallen in Love with the Greek Prime Minister

British TV presenters have admitted that they received an “outpouring of love for the Geek Prime Minister” Kyriakos Mitsotakis  after he appeared on popular UK breakfast show ‘Good Morning Britain.’