Composer Yiannis Markopoulos, who has spent a lifetime captivating audiences with his distinct blend of traditional Greek and symphonic melodies, will be bringing some of his greatest works to the Herod Atticus Theater.
“Altogether between 1919 and summer 1923, about 1.5 million Greeks were cleansed from Asia Minor and Eastern Thrace. Almost all were resettled in Greece. But several hundred thousand Ottoman Greeks had died. Either they were murdered outright or were the intentional victims of hunger, disease, and exposure,” Israeli historians Benny Morris and Dror Ze’evi write in their extensive study that was recently published in English.
Greek singer-songwriter Hellena performed her latest composition, “The Parthenon Marbles – Bring Them Back” in a protest at the British Museum's Room 18 on Thursday afternoon, the Athens-Macedonia News Agency (ANA-MPA) has reported.
It was 1988 when “Cinema Paradiso,” Giuseppe Tornatore’s elegiac tribute to the movie theater culture, hit European screens. Angelos Semelas was 13 when he saw the film in 1988, but remembers it as though it were yesterday.
Olympic gold medalist in shooting Anna Korakaki on Wednesday landed her first European Games gold at the 25-meter air pistol final in Minsk, Belarus, three days after collecting silver in the 10 m air pistol event. The Drama-born shooter received the congratulations of President Prokopis Pavlopoulos. [European Olympic Committees]