All News on Entertainment in Greece

Pyx Lax | Thessaloniki | September 13

Enduring Greek rock act Pyx Lax, a band that gave the public memorable tunes such as the ballad "Monaxia Mou Ola" and boasts three gold and five platinum albums, will be performing at Thessaloniki's Gis Theater on Friday, September 13, as part of its summer tour.

BIFE-SIM 2019 furniture fair opened on Thursday at Romexpo

The international trade fair for furniture, equipment and accessories - BIFE-SIM 2019 opened its gates on Thursday in Bucharest at Romexpo and over 230 Romanian and international companies are exhibiting various styles of furniture, from classic to modern, from solid wood to the one combined with glass or leather, or even hand-painted.

Sokratis Malamas | Thessaloniki | September 11

Folk-rock singer-songwriter Sokratis Malamas presents a program of his most popular tunes and personal favorites at the Seikh Sou Forest (Dasos) Theater on Wednesday, September 11. He will be joined on stage by vocalist Ioanna Karapataki, an artist with whom he has been working for the past two years, as well as a seven-member band.

Singer-songwriter Lavrentis Machairitsas dies aged 63

Singer-songwriter Lavrentis Machairitsas has died aged 63, apparently of heart failure. 

Machairitsas, who had been vacationing at his summer home in the area of Ptelos, Magnisia, was transferred to Volos hospital early on Monday morning and passed away at 6.30 a.m., 

Anna Vissi Charity Concert | Mati | September 7

Greek-Cypriot pop star Anna Vissi is dedicating an evening of her summer concert tour to the eastern Attica town of Mati, which was devastated by a wildfire last year. Vissi, who represented Greece at the Eurovision song contests of 1980 and 2006, and Cyprus in 1982, is credited with being one of the key proponents in the explosion of the Greek pop scene in the 1990s.

Charity Concert | Athens | September 9

Skai TV's annual concert in aid of the Oloi Mazi Boroume (Together We Can) social campaign, which provides help and support to the people worst affected by Greece's economic crisis, returns to the Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaro) on Monday, with a tribute to the 72-year-old Greek composer and bouzouki master Christos Nikolopoulos.

Tax authority: Romania no longer among EU states to experience tax gap widening

Romania is no longer among the countries that experience the widening of the tax gap, said the National Tax Administration Agency (ANAF), referring to the European Commission's recent VAT Gap report. For Romania, the figures show that the fiscal gap remained approximately steady at 35.8 percent in 2016 and 35.5 percent in 2017 (the numbers are rounded off to 36 percent for both years).

Adults in the theaters

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Sisters of Mercy | Thessaloniki & Athens | September 12 & 13

English goth rock band the Sisters of Mercy are set to return to Greece for two big shows at Thessaloniki's Fix Factory of Sound on September 12 and Athens' Gazi Music Hall the following night as part of a tour of Europe, Australia, New Zealand and South America.

BGKO | Athens | September 2

The seven-member band Barcelona Gipsy balKan Orchestra (BGKO) will appear at Athens' Technopolis cultural center for one show on Monday, September 2. Composed of French, Spanish, Ukrainian, Italian, Serbian, Catalan and Greek musicians and celebrating their musical origins, the bans has already gained a strong fanbase in Greece, performing in countless venues from Athens to Thessaloniki.

John Cleese | Athens | September 20

Legendary English comedic actor, screenwriter and producer John Cleese will be visiting Athens to perform at the Odeon of Herod Atticus. His performance, called "Last Time to See Me Before I Die," is part of his ongoing European tour.

Jazz Across the Water | Rhodes/Bodrum | August 28 - September 9

The Rhodes International Jazz Festival in Greece and the Bodrum Jazz Festival in Turkey have joined forces in an initiative aimed at building cultural bridges. As part of the initiative, titled "Jazz Across the Water," the organizers will be bringing Turkish jazz musicians to Greece and Greek acts to Turkey.

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