Tag: Greek TV

George Kapiniaris Acropolis Now

Kapiniaris: We used to be the enemy

Growing up Greek in Australia in the sixties, seventies and eighties wasn’t always easy. But according to actor and comedian George Kapiniaris, comedies like Acropolis Now helped to change attitudes towards migrant families as they integrated.

Domna Kountouri: A Fame Story

Domna Kountouri: A Fame Story

With vocal skills extending to all genres of music, talented singer Domna Kountouri became well known after appearing as a contestant in season 3 of ANT1 network’s Fame Story music competition, one of the most successful Greek TV shows of recent years. Greek City Times speaks to her to learn more.

Iliana Papageorgiou

Greek Beauty Iliana Papageorgiou Returns to GNTM

Greek model Iliana Papageorgiou is set to return for another season to the role of judge on popular television reality series Greece’s Next Top Model, where she began her TV career four years ago.

Saxtom

Saxtom: Tom Giannakopoulos, Saxophonist Star on the Rise

Exclusive interview with Saxtom – Tom Giannakopoulos, the 22 year old saxophonist who performs alongside some of Greece’s music industry greats including Sakis Rouvas and Konstantinos Argyros and whose collaborations include global brands such as Adidas, Diesel and Swarovski. And this is just the beginning… Link in article to watch him live on Greek City Times.

Michael Platyrrahos Crete Cretan lyra

Michael Platyrrahos: Preserving the Musical Traditions of Crete

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.

Thanasis Pylarinos

Bouzouki Extraordinaire. Bouzouki on Fire. The Legendary Thanasis Pylarinos.

A professional musician from the tender age of just 14 attending school by day and performing gigs by night, Thanasis has shared the stage with Greek music royalty such as the likes of Dimitris Bassis, Stathis Aggelopoulos, Vasilis Lekkas, Nikos Kourkoulis, Kelly Kellidou, Thanasis Vasilakos, Sakis Arsenious….the list goes on.

Filoxenia

Live in L0ckdown: ft. FiloXenia - A Brotherhood Like No Other

Bouzouki player, Gregory Georgiou, DJ George Savva and Percussionist Arky Kalithrakas.  Three gifted musicians, who together form the modern Greek sensation that is the band ‘FiloXenia.’ Greek City Times chats with the guys in the lead up to their performance this time tomorrow in our sixth episode of Live in L0ckdown. Don’t miss it!

Ganas

Live in L0ckdown: with Lefteris Ganas ft. Thanasis Plarinos

Whilst some of the world is experiencing C0VID fatique, fires are sweeping across our beloved Greece, may these few moments bring some much needed peace, albeit temporary. One hour from now our fifth episode features Lefteris Ganas, accompanied by Thanasis Plarinos, playing old school Greek laiko.

Kostis Savvidakis

Kostis Savvidakis talks exclusively to Greek City Times about his career and his role in the popular Greek TV Show “Agries Melisses”

Born in Rhodes, Kostis Savvidakis wanted to be an actor from the age of 7 years old. The star of popular Greek TV show ‘Agries Melisses” speaks exclusively to GCT about his life, career and his favourite personal mantra: “Every obstacle is a lesson”. 

Cats of Syros

Cats (of Syros). The Netflix Documentary.

The celebrity cats of Syros are set to star in a Netflix documentary. Due for release early next year, the documentary tells the heartwarming story of ‘God’s Little People’ cat rescue, established by a couple striving to “show the world that animals count and that the way we treat them reflects something of our own humanity.”

Cinebur

Cinebur: The Greek-Cypriot platform changing the way we enjoy cinema

Created by Greek-Egyptian Doddi El-gabry and Cypriots Vasilia Kouppanou and Adrian Coutsoftides, Cinebur is an app like Airbnb that is designed to helps moviegoers find film screenings at unique locations from boutiques and hotels, to wineries, schools and art studios. We talk to Cinebur’s Director who leaves a special message for Greece & Cyprus..