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Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as 'Temple of Boom'

Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as ‘Temple of Boom’

Former ancient temple on Greece’s Athenian Acropolis, the Parthenon, will be brought to life once again this summer in the National Galley of Victoria courtyard in an epic, evocative reimagining.

Luis Fonsi Surprise Performance in Kalua Mykonos

Luis Fonsi’s Surprise ‘Despacito’ Performance in Mykonos [video]

Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi, best known for his song ‘Despacito’ featuring rapper Daddy Yankee has surprised patrons of popular beach club Kalua Mykonos with a spontaneous performance of his chart-topping song.

A Walk Through Nammos Village Mykonos - A World of Style

A Walk Through Nammos Village Mykonos – A World of Style

Described as a bold and eye-arresting chapter of iconic summer style, written summer after summer with the most prestigious designer fashion for men and women, let’s take a look at some of what Nammos Village has in store this Summer 2022.

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Billionaire Comes to Mykonos

The wait is over. Billionaire opens in Mykonos today. Promising to showcase the most spectacular entertainment Mykonos has ever seen, Billionaire is a nocturnal adventure conceived by F1 playboy Flavio Briatore offering a luxury dining concept paired with nightlife, complete with special shows and extravagant entertainment.

Christian Louboutin Greekaba Greek collection

Meet the Greekaba: Christian Louboutin’s New Collection

Another year, another adventure for French fashion designer Christian Louboutin, who invites his customers to take a journey to the Mediterranean with his new ‘Greekaba’ collection, created in collaboration with close friend, Greek artist and illustrator Konstantin Kakanias.

Kalomira’s Secret Combination: Music and Motherhood

Kalomira’s Secret Combination: Music and Motherhood

Maria Kalomira Saranti, known professionally as Kalomira, is a Greek-American singer, songwriter, actress and television personality. She has represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest, released four studio albums and hosted various television shows. Greek City Times speaks to Kalomira about her music and balancing motherhood with her busy career.

Domna Kountouri: A Fame Story

Domna Kountouri: A Fame Story

With vocal skills extending to all genres of music, talented singer Domna Kountouri became well known after appearing as a contestant in season 3 of ANT1 network’s Fame Story music competition, one of the most successful Greek TV shows of recent years. Greek City Times speaks to her to learn more.

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

Next year is the 160th anniversary of the discovery of Nike of Samothrace in mid-April of 1863. To honour the unknown ancient artist(s) who carved the masterpiece from Rhodian marble about 2,200 years ago, Japan-based aerospace engineer Tatsuya Arai made this most celebrated sculpture in the world using LEGO.

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths?

Hate maths? One man suggests that it’s the ancient Greeks to blame! Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum physics, is a science author, journalist and broadcaster says, “We have a problem with maths. I blame this on our obsession with the ancient Greeks.” Greek City Times spoke with Brooks to understand more about his theories.

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Kafedaki with Abbas Fasaei

Abbas Fasaei is a Belgian actor, director and acting teacher, with over two decades of industry experience. Born in Iran, he starred with eight time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close in the Apple TV+ series ‘Tehran’. He has also worked with Hollywood greats such as Ben Kingsley, Jake Gyllenhaal and Monica Bellucci. Greek City Times catches up with Fasaei to learn more about his life and art.

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

Olympian, Emmanuel Karalis who placed fourth in the men’s pole vault at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021, has opened a wine bar ‘Angelo et Manolo’ in the centre of Athens, calling it “The first Greek black-owned wine bar from two kids that love wine and cheese, by Angelo & Manolo!”

Antetokounmpo Brothers to Surprise Fans by Attending Antetokounbros Shop Opening

Antetokounmpo Brothers to Surprise Fans by Attending Antetokounbros Shop Opening

NBA superstar Gianis Antetokounmpo and his brothers – widely known as AnteokounBros – are launching Antetokounbros store at Eleutherios Venizelos Airport, Athens, Greece today and have delighted fans by announcing that they will be attending the opening to sign products and take photos with the public.

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Reunite Parthenon: Commemorative Stamps Released by Hellenic Post and Acropolis Museum

A Commemorative Series of Stamps ‘The Marbles of the Parthenon’ have been released by the Hellenic Post (ELTA) in collaboration with the Acropolis Museum with the aim to participate in the national effort for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.

‘Adopt An Animal’ Catwalk Event at Zappeion Hall

‘Adopt An Animal’ Catwalk Event at Zappeion Hall

Under the direction of its president, Mrs Cybel Liasku Animal Protection & Cultural Association L.O.V.E. organised an animal-friendly catwalk event with the participation of Greek celebrities.

Sophia Stamou’s 'The Anthology of Greek Gastronomy'

Sophia Stamou’s ‘The Anthology of Greek Gastronomy’

Accomplished food writer and host and producer of ‘The Anthology of Greek Gastronomy’ Sophia Stamou was only 12 years old when she first started practicing culinary art and continues to collect the best out of any place in Greece she visits during the filming and production of her shows and books. GCT speaks to Sophia to find out more.