Tag: Zorba the Greek

On this day in 1957, Nikos Kazantzakis passes away

On this day in 1957, Nikos Kazantzakis passes away

Nikos Kazantzakis is widely considered a giant of modern Greek literature. He was born in Heraklion, Crete on the 18th February 1883. From 1902 to 1906, Kazantzakis studied law at the University…

Mikis Theodorakis

Xronia Polla to Mikis Theodorakis who turns 95 today

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

Sky News Australia show celebrates the Greek election (VIDEO) 1

Sky News Australia show celebrates the Greek election (VIDEO)

Outsiders, an Australian television news and commentary show broadcasted on Sky News Australia, celebrated “the election of a conservative government in Greece” live on tv. The controversial show is known for their…

On this day in 1925, Mikis Theodorakis is Born 7

On this day in 1925, Mikis Theodorakis is Born

Mikis Theodorakis was born on July 29 in 1925, on the Greek island of Chios. The famous Greek songwriter and composer has written over 1000 songs and is viewed as Greece’s best-known living…

WHO KILLED ZORBA? 14

WHO KILLED ZORBA?

If there is a defining image of Greece in the 20th century it is surely Zorba the Greek, right? That lovable scoundrel-philosopher who was brought alive from the pen of Nikos Kazantzakis…