Ahead of the Sonny Bill Williams v Barry Hall boxing clash on March 23 in Sydney, Wide World of Sports takes time out to speak to WBA, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight title holder George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr., who has a big announcement coming up.
“If I die I have experienced all the beauty in my blood and spirit because I lived in Greece.” Renowned artist Blanka Amezkua is a philhellene in more ways than one. She lived for six years in the heart of Athens from 2000-2016 during the height of the Greek crisis.
Attention sneakerheads! Made-in-Greece brand Laiik launch their first eco-friendly leather sneaker that’s fit for the goddess Artemis herself. Three years after redefining the classic Greek leather sandal for the modern American and international woman, US-based footwear brand Laiik are expanding their proud Greek craftsmanship into one of the market’s most popular and competitive categories: hand-crafted, leather sneakers.
In Cyprus, the work of Cacoyannis is everywhere. One can barely go to the cinemas or switch on the TV without hearing his music. Greek City Times speaks to this incredibly talented man, to learn more about his fascinating journey to becoming one of Cyprus’s most prolific composers.
The oldest restaurant in Greece is located in Plaka, Athens, and it is called “The Old Tavern of Psarras” (Η Παλιά Ταβέρνα του Ψαρά), which translates to “The Old Tavern of the Fisherman” remains one of the country’s most beloved restaurants over 100 years after it first opened its doors.
Greek City Times speaks exclusively with Tony Kariotis, otherwise known as @iamgreece on social media, to discuss what birthed his comical ‘Apagorevete’ catchphrase and viral video skit series.
‘Her Voice: Greek Women and their Friends’ has been called an insightful anthology, and it contains the individual stories of 42 women – Greek Australian women and their friends to be precise – as they reflect upon the challenges that they have encountered on a myriad of levels in Australia over decades.
Greek City Times entertainment journalist Vassilios Nicolaos Vitsilogiannis speaks with Romane Antoine Simon, the young film maker making waves who is also the author of the best-selling novel ‘Red To Black (The Power Of Love)’ and the grandson of Haiti’s former president.
The World’s 50 Best Bars is an annual list that celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. Two of the World’s Best Bars for 2021, Baba au Rum and The Clumsies, are in Athens, Greece.
Made from the world’s finest pure silk materials, with finely rolled hand finished edges and immaculate attention to every single detail, Fetolia’s luxury limited edition scarves are exclusive designs inspired by history, nature and ethnic influences, including some beautiful Greek-themed designs such as the aptly named ‘The Olympian Gods’, ‘Evzonas’ and ‘The Abduction of Europa.’
She may have started the year as an everyday university student, but Chanel Contos is ending it as one of nine women crowned by Marie Claire Australia as “Women of the Year 2021” as she is recognised for her ground-breaking achievements this year lobbying for and providing holistic consent and sexuality education.
The final brush strokes have been painted on a new mural in the Sydney suburb of Marrickville as part of the celebration of 200 years of Greek Independence.
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”??!
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.’
Authors of the e-book entitled ‘How to travel the world with a Greek salary’, Vasiliki and George and the Greek bloggers offering crucial travel (and survival) guides such as ‘How to survive the first trip with your new relationship,’ and the no doubt popular ‘Vacation with parents (or in-laws)’ plus many more tips and tricks through their website ‘yabatravellers.com’.
Best known for his politically and emotionally charged, large-scale drawings of children that he wheatpastes on various public buildings throughout Athens, Greek City Times speaks to New York Times featured artist STMTS about his artistic vision, his perspectives as a Greek artist and where he stands on the graffiti vs street art debate.
Currently on the promotional tour for her new single ‘Kiss of Life’ ahead of the release of her 15th studio album ‘Disco’ on the 6th November, Kylie Minogue took a well-deserved break by the sea on a beach in Athens.