Tag: Greek singer

On this day in 2001, Stelios Kazantzidis passes away

On this day in 2001, Stelios Kazantzidis passes away

Stelios Kazantzidis is considered by many as the most prolific Greek singer of all time. In his musical career, he recorded more than 1,500 songs and was recognised as the voice of…

Xronia Polla Nikos Vertis, who turns 44 today

Xronia Polla Nikos Vertis, who turns 44 today

Xronia Polla to Nikos Vertis who turns 44 years old today! The Greek-Dutch singer was born in Gorinchem, Netherlands in 1976, before moving to Thessaloniki with his family at the age of five.…

Socially-Distanced bouzoukia with temperature checks

Temperature checks greeted concertgoers in Thessaloniki

Partygoers are subjected to temperature checks before they enter one of the largest entertainment venues in Thessaloniki, ‘ORAMA The music show’, Protothema reported. Due to the new measures, the nightclub had to…

Despina Vandi

Xronia Polla to Despina Vandi who turns 51 today

Popular Greek singer Despina Vandi was born as Despina Malea on 22 July 1969, in Tübingen near Stuttgart, Germany. Vandi’s family returned to Kavala, Greece when she was six years old.  After moving to Athens in the early 1990s, Vandi signed with Minos EMI and…

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 Paola Foka, who turns 38 today

Xronia Polla Paola Foka, who turns 38 today

Popular Greek singer Paola Foka was born on the 25th June 1982 and turns 38 today! Born in Thessaloniki and raised in Sykia Halkidiki, her parents, Alexander and Maria, were also musicians. She…

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…

Haris Alexiou

Haris Alexiou’s wonderful singing odyssey comes to an end

One of the most popular singers in Greece, Haris Alexiou announced that she’s retiring from singing, during an interview on Second Programme‘s ‘Η κατάλληλη ώρα’. The iconic singer appeared in the Greek…

Natasa Theodoridou

‘Stay Home’ with Natasa Theodoridou and her music (VIDEO)

Another week, another up close and personal concert enjoyed in your lounge room… During the past few weeks, MEGA viewers have appreciated special remote concerts from Antonis Remos, Anna Vissi, Giorgos Dalaras and…

Konstantinos Argiros

Xronia Polla Konstantinos Argiros, who turns 34 today

Konstantinos Argiros, one of the most successful and popular artists in Greece today, was born on the 21st May 1986 and turns 33 today! Konstantinos, his brother Pavlos and sister Katerina are…

Marinella

Xronia Polla to Greece’s legendary singer Marinella

Marinella is one of Greece’s most popular singers of all time, with her successful career spanning several decades, she is loved by generations of Greeks worldwide. Born on May 20, 1938, in…

melisses

‘Stay Home’ with Melisses and their music (VIDEO)

Singing and dancing at home is encouraged while you watch Greek pop-rock band Melisses’ remote concert. During the current coronavirus pandemic, music can play an important role in improving your mood and lowering stress.…

Giorgos Sabanis

Xronia Polla Giorgos Sabanis, who turns 37 today

‘Mono Esy’- Exclusive with Giorgos Sabanis Giorgos Sabanis, one of the most talented singer/songwriter of his generation, was born on the 15th May 1983 and turns 37 today! At the age of…

Georgios Dalaras

‘Stay Home’ with Giorgos Dalaras and his music (VIDEOS)

The emotional power of music, especially in times of crisis, has been demonstrated the past few weeks as the worldwide coronavirus crisis continues. Giorgos Dalaras enters viewers homes and accompanies us with…

anna vissi

‘Stay Home’ with Anna Vissi and her music (VIDEOS)

Many artists aren’t simply adapting to these new circumstances; they’re using this time to share music that speaks directly to our current moment. Following the success of Antonis Remos, Greek Cypriot artist…