Musicians

Serbia Urged to Come Clean on Journalists’ Surveillance

International media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, RSF, has called on the Serbian authorities to investigate how much surveillance goes on in the country - after the Serbian news agency Tanjug on February 16 published a response written by the Defence Minister to a never-published opinion piece by a former defence minister.

The Bluesbirds | Athens | February 21

Blues ensemble the Bluesbirds will be on stage at The Zoo in the northern Athens suburb of Halandri on Saturday, February 21. The quintet mainly covers works by artists ranging from BB King to Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck. It was founded by John Kozatsas and John Loverdos, who were members of the renowned Greek 70s band The Bluebirds. The concert begins at 10.30 p.m. Tickets cost 7 euros.

Victoria Beckham’s Vogue Greece cover makes global headlines

News of Victoria Beckham gracing the cover of the Vogue Greece issue has drawn global media attention. The British star fashion designer is on the double cover of the March issue, photographed by acclaimed photographer Alexi Lubomirski. The new issue hits local newsstands on February 23, along with the Sunday edition of Kathimerini. 

Turkish skier's heroics save life in Slovenia

A Turkish alpine skier saved the life of a 12-year-old boy in Slovenia's Krvavec Ski Resort.

In a statement, the Turkish Ski Federation said that Sıla Kara, 19, saved the Slovenian boy during a warm-up.

The boy, who was alongside Kara on a chairlift, lost his balance. He managed to grab Kara's ski swaps in the last-ditch effort to prevent his fall.

Underground Youth Orchestra | Athens | February 15

The Underground Youth Orchestra will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a concert at the Pireos Street annex of the Benaki Museum on Saturday, February 15. The band was originally formed by a group of children who would get together for rehearsals in a basement. To date, they have performed more than 60 concerts all over Greece.

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