One of Crete’s greatest cultural exports, Antonis Xylouris (aka Psarantonis) born on this day, 6 September 1937 is a Greek composer, singer and performer of lyra, the bowed string instrument of Crete and most popular surviving form of the medieval Byzantine lyra.
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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’.
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.