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Museum shows there's more to Greek music than bouzouki

By Jeremy Gaunt

Tucked away in a corner of Athens' historic Plaka district is a small museum showing that there is more to Greek music than "Zorba's Dance" and "Never on Sunday."

Vote for the Spetses Mini Marathon (video)

The Spetses Mini Marathon, the largest rural athletic competition in Greece, has been entered for the European Business Awards for the category of RSM Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

This year, the Spetses Mini Marathon is due to take place from October 9-11.

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Hugh Jackman says he is 'grandson of an Ottoman, a Turk'

World-renown Australian actor Hugh Jackman has said his grandfather was an Ottoman and he might ?call myself a Turk.?

In an interview with daily Hürriyet, Jackman said his grandfather did not immigrate to Australia from Greece, but he did so from the Ottoman lands.

FinMin Yanis: Armageddon? Let it happen! No 'Bruce Willis' backup plan

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece' feisty and media-savvy Finance Minister, continues to generate heavy-duty media attention not only for his radical and candid positions seeking a much better deal for debt and recession-bombed Greece ? but also, for his fashion choices.

Bulgaria Launches Its First Comedy Festival

Bulgaria's very First Comedy Festival is to start on February 22 and will continue up until March 9 in Sofia. It will feature stand-up comedy performances and improvisational theater.

Among the venues hosting the festival are Sofia Live club, Studio 5, and Sulza i Smyah Theater.

Alexander the Great musical at Megaron Mousikis

"Alexander the Great", the musical rock opera composed by Kostas Athrydis, is presented by the National Theater of Northern Greece at the Megaron Mousikis (Athens Concert Hall) from January 27 through to March 1, 2015.

CNN praises Aigai for its mystery and cultural history

A big report on CNN’s Travel section on ten UNESCO sites which are characterized by mystery and intrigue has been published, stirring interest from readers all over.

 

Maricki Gadjanski receives Order of Benevolence Gold Cross

BELGRADE - Greek Ambassador to Serbia Constantine Economides presented on Wednesday classical arts professor of the Novi Sad University Ksenija Maricki Gadjanski with the Order of Benevolence Gold Cross.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies at 68

Greek singer Demis Roussos, best known for operatic pop ballads in the 1970s and 1980s, died in Athens at the weekend aged 68.
      
The entertainer had been admitted to the Igia clinic some time ago with an undisclosed illness and the medical facility issued only a brief statement on Monday announcing his death.
      

Tight election campaign prompts copycat ads

By Paschos Mandravelis

The late French poet, journalist and novelist Anatole France had some useful advice: "When a thing has been said and well said, have no scruple: Take it and copy it."

As Greece heads to snap elections on Sunday, political parties have heavily drawn from the bottomless well of mostly American campaign ads to get their message across.

Animated 3D video of Amphipolis tomb

Watch here an animated 3D video of the anicent tomb discovered by archaeologists in Amphipolis, northern Greece. The video is a Skai TV production.

Greek singer Haris Alexiou lauds Turkish-Greek empathy

Internationally acclaimed Greek singer Haris Alexiou will be on the Turkish stage once again tonight. The singer has a strong relationship with Turkey and Turkish fans One of the most popular singers of Greece, Haris Alexiou will take the stage tonight at the Istanbul Congress Center.

Athens meet to celebrate startup spirit

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) will be celebrated in Athens for the first time next weekend as a part of the second Disrupt Startup ScaleUP event and in the presence of GEW head Jonathan Ortmans.

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