CONCERTS

St. Basil’s NSW/ACT Greek Summer Festival: Resounding Success, Over 40,000 Visitors

St. Basil’s NSW/ACT Greek Summer Festival: Resounding Success, Over 40,000 Visitors

An event paying tribute to the Greek culture with participation of some of the most loved Greek-Australian people, entertainment and brands, the Greek Summer Festival that was held last Sunday 6 June at Carss Park, Australia, was a resounding success with over 40,000 visitors attending on the day.

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Watch George Kambosos Jr Take on Devin Haney LIVE at the Greek Summer Festival

Watch one of the biggest boxing fights ever in Australia – George Kambosos Jr. vs Devin Haney – on Sunday 5 June, free and live on one of Australia’s largest outdoor screens at the Greek Summer Festival in Carss Park, Sydney.

Stelios Dionisiou Greek Summer Festival

Legend Stelios Dionisiou to Perform Live at the Greek Summer Festival

One of the biggest names in the Geek entertainment industry, Stelios Dionisiou, will be singing live at the Greek Summer Festival, which is to be held at Carss Park on Sunday 5th of June from 10am to 5pm.

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GREEK STARS HEAD TO AUSTRALIA: Kotsiras, Dionisiou, Theodoridou, Arvanitaki ..Dalaras!

The biggest names in the Greek entertainment industry are headed for Australia; kicking off with Yiannis Kotsiras next month,  followed by Stelios Dionisiou, Natasa Theodoridou, Pyx Lax, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Thanasis Polykandriotis while negotiations are underway with the legendary George Dalaras. Get your tickets now!

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!

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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.