Tag: art

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras 1

New graffiti of Melina Mercouri in Patras

One of the great women figures of Greece in the 20th century, Melina Mercouri has been graffitied on a 5 storey apartment building in Patras. The visual art type depicts Melina Mercouri…

Xronia Polla to Antonis Remos who turns 50 today

Xronia Polla to Antonis Remos who turns 50 today

Popular Greek singer Antonis Remos, was born on the 19th of June 1970 in Düsseldorf, West Germany. Later his family moved back to their native Thessaloniki, Greece, where he finished school. During…

Michael Constantine

Xronia Polla to Michael Constantine, who turns 93 today

Michael Constantine, an American actor of Greek descent, most widely recognised for his portrayal of Kostas “Gus” Portokalos in the film ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’, was born on the 22nd May…

USA and Greece talk culture, including stolen art 7

USA and Greece talk culture, including stolen art

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, US Department of State Assistant Secretary of European and Eurasian Affairs Philip T. Reeker and US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt, met and discussed possible cultural collaborations…

2019 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final 9

2019 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final

After months of preparation and two Semi-Finals, TAMTA representing Cyprus and Katerine Duska representing Greece, along with acts from 24 other countries competed in the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.…

Eurovision 2019: Semi-Final One 14

Eurovision 2019: Semi-Final One

The countdown is finally over, Eurovision 2019 has started! Both Cyprus and Greece will be heading into the grand final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest! TAMTA, representing Cyprus opened up this year’s…

Europe honours legendary Greek director Costa Gavras    19

Europe honours legendary Greek director Costa Gavras  

Legendary director Costa- Gavras was presented with an Honorary Award at the 31st European Film Awards at Seville’s  Teatro de la Maestranza on Saturday, in recognition of his contribution to cinema. Notably, world-renowned…

Creating amazing flowing art, with passion 21

Creating amazing flowing art, with passion

From a young age, Costa Karas had an artistic and creative side but only as of late, he started to create art on canvas, which led him to open up his own…

Condé Nast International to launch Vogue Greece 28

Condé Nast International to launch Vogue Greece

Condé Nast International have announced the launch of Vogue Greece, a fashion and lifestyle magazine that will feature Greek creativity in fashion, design, culture, style, beauty, travel, art and so much more. The…

Manhattan DA returns Ancient Greek Marble Sarcophagus to Greece 29

Manhattan DA returns Ancient Greek Marble Sarcophagus to Greece

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., on Friday announced the return of an ancient Greek marble sarcophagus fragment to the Hellenic Republic, during a repatriation ceremony attended by the Consul General…

Greek Museum opening on the Top Ten List 30

Greek Museum opening on the Top Ten List

October last year saw the opening of Greece’s National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens, which has now made The Guardian’s list of the top ten new museum openings around the…

Major Cultural Award for Thessaloniki Biennale 31

Major Cultural Award for Thessaloniki Biennale

Greece’s Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art has taken out the second prize at the 9th International Cultural Tourism conference held in Guimaraes, Portugal on the theme ‘Intangible Heritage: Incomparable Asset for Sustainable…

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