Tag: Greek arts

Non-Greeks offered scholarships to Greece 5

Non-Greeks offered scholarships to Greece

Greece’s State Scholarships Foundation (ΙΚΥ) has announced it will offer up to fifty scholarships to foreign nationals (non-Greek Nationals or non-Greek Nationals of Greek descent) from around the world, to allow students…

A Greek author with a passion to inspire kids to read 7

A Greek author with a passion to inspire kids to read

By Agathi Rodi Zoe Frangou-Karoutzou is a children’s author who lives and works in Athens. With her family hailing from both Thessaloniki and Crete, Zoe has a huge passion for Greek culture…

Young Greek author publishes her fifth romance novel 12

Young Greek author publishes her fifth romance novel

Tatiana Tzinioli is the author of five contemporary romance novels. Born with the writer’s ‘bug’ she lives in Athens and feels very happy when she sees her books in various Book Festivals.…

He’s Having A Laugh: Dimitris Dimopoulos 21

He’s Having A Laugh: Dimitris Dimopoulos

  He started cracking jokes while holding a mic some 25 years ago, as a youth who made up Athens’ first stand-up comedy team under the wing of filmmaker Loukia Rikaki, as…

Democracy for the People in Upcoming Performance 23

Democracy for the People in Upcoming Performance

Awarded theatre/film director/actor Dimos Avdeliotis is staging a number of live performances (in their third year running) starring acclaimed theatre actress Ioanna Spanou, based on ancient Greek playwright Thucidides as translated into…

On this day in 1932, beautiful Tzeni Karezi is born 26

On this day in 1932, beautiful Tzeni Karezi is born

Stunning Greek actress Tzeni Karezi was born on the 12th of January 1932. Also known as Jenny Karezi, she was one of the country’s most loved actresses and considered as one of the most…

Europe honours legendary Greek director Costa Gavras   31

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…

Kafedaki with Alex Lykos 41

Kafedaki with Alex Lykos

  Alex Lykos captured the hearts and minds of Australian audiences with his play in which he wrote and starred in, Alex & Eve. As writer and lead actor he performed with…

Kafedaki with Lucy Miller 45

Kafedaki with Lucy Miller

It might come across as a coincidence that the new Director of Sydney’s Dionysus Theatre bears the same surname as one of the most famous playwrights of the 20th century, but as…

Ancient Greek Music to Modern Ears 46

Ancient Greek Music to Modern Ears

  With four bachelor degrees under her belt, classicist/composer/musician/singer Bettina Joy De Guzman is a rising star in the ancient Greek music scene. Yes, you read that right, ancient Greek music. Although…