All News on Entertainment in Greece

Ejekt Fetsival | Athens | June 17

A legend of post-punk and new wave, Britain's The Cure returns to Greece as the headline act of the Ejekt Festival on Athens' southern coast, with a single show on June 17 that is part of the band's 2019 world tour.

Horrorant Festival | Athens & Thessaloniki | May 9-15

The Horrorant Festival is back for a sixth year, running simultaneously at Athens' Odeon Opera and Thessaloniki Cineplexx cinemas, with a selection of 25 feature films and even more shorts from Greece and abroad, that promise to thrill horror fans and chill the uninitiated.

Yorgos Fakanas | Athens | May 9

Bassist and composer Yorgos Fakanas, one of Greece's most accomplished influential jazz artists, is performing with his band at Six Dogs on Thursday, May 9. Doors open at 9 p.m. and admission costs 6 euros. The show will include milestones from Fakanas' 30-year career as well as newer work.

Six Dogs, 6-8 Avramiotou, Monastiraki, tel 210.321.0510

Iggy Pop & James | Athens | June 7-30

The dates and lineup for what has grown to become Greece's biggest rock festival, Release, have been announced and tickets are on sale.

Fasianos & Mytaras | Athens | To May 4

New arrival the Roma Gallery presents a show of work by two of Greece's most well-known artists, Alekos Fassianos (b.

The poison in the Costa-Gavras case

Whether or not we like Greek-French director Costa-Gavras, his movies or the topic of his new movie "Adults in the Room," based on the book by former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, the process through which filmmakers can obtain state funding in Greece (via cash rebate) is based on numbers and percentages rather than in-person meetings.

Director hits back at critics of film funding

Paris-based Greek-French filmmaker Costa-Gavras has lashed out against a portion of Greece's media he said has insulted him in "the worst way."

Ex-PM Pikrammenos: Novartis case set up by politicians to harm opponents

Straight on the heels of the judiciary's decision to close his case file regarding possible involvement in the Novartis scandal for lack of any evidence, former caretaker PM Panagiotis Pikrammenos has said that the Novartis scandal in Greece was set up by politicians who attempted to exploit real corruption in the pharmaceuticals industry in order to harm their political opponents.

Release Festival | Athens | June 7-30

The dates and lineup for what has grown to become Greece's biggest rock festival, Release, have been announced and tickets are on sale, with early bird discounts and package deals taking some of the sting out of the prices.

Haydn's ‘Creation’ | Athens | April 6

The Athens Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Brian Kay, with Sarah Power (soprano), William Wallace (tenor) and Frederick Long (bass-baritone), perform Joseph Haydn's iconic oratorio "The Creation" 220 years after its first public performance at Vienna's old Burgtheater, at the Athens Concert Hall on Saturday, April 6.

Greece's Consulate in Boston to hold annual Marathon wreath ceremony on April 11

The Consul General of Greece in Boston, Stratos Efthymiou, will present the Boston Athletic Association with olive branch wreaths to crown the four first place winners of the 2019 Boston Marathon, during the annual Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony that it will be held on April 11, according to a press release by the greek Consulate on Thursday.