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Actress and singer Rita Wilson accused a company called Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy (HICD) of fraud, after it used the name of her husband, actor Tom Hanks, to promote an event where the award-winning actor would allegedly be honored for his work.
Wilson clarified that Hanks never signed or agreed to be in any way involved in HICD or the event they promote.
New Zealand-based indie/pop artist Princess Chelsea will perform in Athens for the first time on Friday, October 5, in a show at the Fuzz Live Music Club. The singer is best known in Greece for her hit "The Cigarette Duet," featuring Jonathan Bree. The opening act on the night will be Greek indie-pop band Le Page. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Greece's biggest animated film festival, Animasyros, is taking place from September 26 to 30 this year, featuring more than 200 entries from 30-plus countries. The event on the Cycladic island of Syros includes screenings and special events for children, as well as a special sections on the output of different countries and social groups, tributes and showcases.
AGERPRES Romanian National News Agency Director General Alexandru Giboi was elected Secretary General of the European Alliance of News Agencies (EANA), on Friday, during the EANA conference held in Warsaw, Poland.
The DEAFestival for deaf and hard of hearing individuals will take place at Pedion tou Areos park, the Trianon Cinema (21 Kodringtonos, Patission) and the Titania Hotel (52 Panepistimiou) from September 21 to 24, bringing the community in Greece together and raising awareness among the general public with a plethora of events.
When a political party decides to boycott a specific media outlet for whatever reason, it doesn't really achieve anything tangible.
Here in Greece, such practices were started by SYRIZA and other similar forces, but media boycotts happen all over the world, called for by all sorts of parties when they don't like what they see or hear on the news or on political talk shows.
Two of most prominent artists in Greece's art-house genre, Thanasis Papakonstantinou and Sokratis Malamas, are on tour promoting a joint recording project - "Me Stoma pou Yela" (With a Smiling Mouth), released in February to critical acclaim - and will be performing at the Technopolis complex on Monday, September 10, starting at 9 p.m.
The EUR 25k trophy of the Golden Stag International Festival was won by Inis Neziri of Albania, and it was handed by Luminita Dobrescu, the first singer of Romania who grabbed this trophy back in 1969, at the second edition of the festival.
The 1st Prize of the contest was won by Olivier Kaye (Belgium) and was handed by Gabriel Garko, a special guest of the festival.
Over 5,500 people have participated in the Sfatului Square of Brasov in the third night of the Golden Stag International Festival that was the witness of a remarkable sold-out performance by James Blunt, Horia Brenciu & HB Orchestra and Delia.