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.
Some call him Bobby, Haralambos and Mbambi, but the man best known as “The Spartan Warrior” Antonakos is set to take on Anthony ‘The Man’ Mundine at the long anticipated ‘Territory Footy Fight Night’.
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.
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.
Alevri is fast becoming a household name and a staple in homes around Sydney and is showing us how persistence, perseverance as well as the ability to pivot during these incredibly tough times can result in some reasonably good results.
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!
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.
Due to technical issues the Webinar Event with acclaimed actor, author and phillhelene Stephen Fry has been rescheduled for tomorrow Friday, 6 August 2021, at 11am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). The webinar will be live from Los Angeles, where Stephen is currently filming.
Greek City Times presents to you the fourth episode of our new weekly series, featuring the masterful and very soulful klarino soloist, Theo Skaltsas. Enjoy our premiere in just TWO hours from now.
Join the conversation with much admired actor, comedian, author and longstanding philhellene Stephen Fry in The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s forthcoming ‘In Conversation’ event, as he is interviewed by prominent business leader and best-selling author David Hill on Thursday, 5 August 2021, at 11.00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
“That’s the beautiful thing about music – there is a song or melody for every mood, feeling or experience.” Enjoy our premiere of the beautiful and very talented singer,Tina Kokkalis in just TWO hours from now.
Premiering in just TWO HOURS!! Don’t miss our debut episode featuring the epically talented and internationally acclaimed bouzouki player, Tommy Tsonis.