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Greek capital changes New Year’s Eve party venue

The Municipality of the city of Athens has announced that this year’s New Year’s Eve party will be held in the district of Thissio instead of Constitution Square as was the case in previous years. Hosting the event will be actor Vassilis Haralambopoulos, while the evening will also feature the municipal brass band, stilt-walkers, the…

Dress up like Wham and do the Jitterbug at the George Michael Tribute Show

Christmas Day 2018 marked two years since the world lost one of its most talented and beloved singers, George Michael. With a career that spanned over three decades and a fan base that adored him, George Michael’s instantly recognisable voice, often described as the voice of an angel, and unmistakable melodies are part of the…

First Greek Library launches in London

The first Greek lending library of London has launched with great success and aims to meet the need of book-lovers in Britain who have a passion for modern Greek literature and poetry. This mobile service, which has been in operation for only a year has seen huge public interest amongst Greeks and the wider British…

Dr Jane Goodall in Greece this week for her Roots & Shoots program

World-renowned primatologist, conservationist, anthropologist and United Nations Messenger of Peace, Dr Jane Goodall is in Greece this week to deliver a series of speeches and to meet with the students of the Roots & Shoots Greece program she officially launched on her first trip to Greece two years ago. Her speech titled “Jane Goodall: Reasons…

Playmogreek, little figurines dressed in traditional Greek national costumes

Many of us may be familiar with Playmobil, little figurine toys loved by kids worldwide and 21-year-old Petros Kaminiotis from Athens has created an entire collection of these figurines by dressing them in traditional Greek costumes from all over the country and naming them Playmogreek. For the last few years Petros has become known for…

Celebrate the Festive Season at Athens’ Acropolis Museum

Athens’ popular Acropolis Museum is getting ready to launch its Christmas activities and events, which are guaranteed to entertain people of all ages! With imaginative children’s workshops, gallery talks, Christmas tunes, harp melodies in the Parthenon Gallery and more surprises, the Acropolis Museum is in a festive mood and ready to welcome its visitors during…

Iggy pops into Greece for one day concert

American punk music legend, Iggy Pop will perform in Athens as part of the line up of the Release Athens 2019 Festival on June 8 at Plateia Nerou. The living legend of rock will sing all his classic songs such as  “Lust for Life”, “the Passenger”, “Candy”, “China Girl”, “I’m Bored” and many more. A…

Best concerts by Greece’s leading artists, not to be missed this Winter

The Bouzoukia in Greece is a great nightlife experience, where you will see crowds of people partying until the early hours of the morning. And no trip here, even in the winter time, is complete without seeing one of your favourite Greek performers singing live! GCT has compiled a huge list of all performances that have just…

Book Launch of Eleftherios Venizelos biography in Sydney

The Cretan Association is hosting a Book Launch of a biography about the life of the prominent Greek and Cretan politician, statesman and revolutionary Eleftherios Venizelos. Eleftherios Venizelos was arguably the greatest leader in the history of the modern Greek state and oversaw many great developments for Greece and Crete during his career. The biography…