ENTERTAINMENT

Cypriot Film ‘Find Me Falling’ Starring Harry Connick Jr Coming to Netflix July 19

    The Cypriot romantic comedy starring Emmy and Grammy-award winning actor and singer Harry Connick, Jr. is coming to Netflix on July 19. The film is about rock musician John Allman, who escapes to a beautiful island in the Mediterranean after a failed comeback album, only to find out that his new cliffside house has a […]

    8 Things a Greek Girl Noticed Living Between LA and Greece

      Joanna Kalafatis is a Greek American travel writer and actress. She has travelled to over 35 countries. Joanna recently wrote an article on Business Insider on the differences between living in LA and Greece. Joanna spent the first few years of her life in Greece, before relocating to the United States. She couldn’t stay away […]

      Netflix Series Depicts Alexander the Great as Gay

        A six-part Netflix “documentary” series titled ‘Alexander: The Making of a God’ explores the remarkable life of Alexander the Great via his dramatic metamorphosis from warrior prince to living god. The show follows his rise from his youth to his obsession with overthrowing the powerful Persian Emperor Darius, which propelled him to conquer the known […]

        25 Facts About Greece You May Not Know

          1. Greece is regarded as the cradle of Western civilization, the birthplace of democracy, Western philosophy, the Olympic Games, Western literature, political science, historiography, philosophy, mythology, drama (including comedy and tragedy), and much more!  2. With more than 3,400 years of recorded history, Athens, the capital of Greece, is among the oldest cities in the […]

          SEE TRAILER Maestro in Blue Season 2 on Netflix May 16

            The creator of the acclaimed Greek series ‘Maestro in Blue’, Christoforos Papakaliatis is premiering Maestro in Blue Season 2 on Netflix May 16, 2024. The Greek director giving eager fans that want more lots to look forward to. ‘Maestro in Blue’ became the first ever Greek television series to receive an exclusive international distribution contract […]

            5 Things You Didn’t Know About Greek Director Yorgos Lanthimos

              Yorgos Lanthimos has taken Hollywood by storm. The Greek director is known for his surreal films that combine strange scenarios, striking set designs, and dark stories that make the viewer think and question. Lanthimos learned his trade directing television commercials and music videos in Greece before turning to feature films. He has directed many movies […]

              GREEK RECIPES

              Greek Watermelon Ouzo Martini Recipe

                This Denver Greek Festival inspired recipe is a delicious and refreshing summer Greek martini that everyone will love! The martini combines two Greek favourites: real watermelon fruit and of course ouzo! Recipe: 2 cups of cold watermelon, chopped 2 ounces of Ouzo 4-5 fresh mint leaves 3-4 ice cubes Sugar and lime for lining the […]

                A Greek Galaktoboureko Baklava Recipe

                  When it comes to savoury and syrupy delicious Greek desserts, Galaktoboureko comes to mind as one of the most popular and favourite traditional Greek desserts. However, Baklava is right up there as a favourite as well. What happens if we combined the two? You get a Galaktoboureko-baklava! Your family and friends are sure to fall […]

                  Horta: The Superfood Greens of Greece

                    Photo Credit: Mia Kouppa If you have been to Greece or any Greek restaurant around the world you have heard of the word “horta.” The word horta, which translates to “weeds”, has a broad definition in the modern Greek language that includes every green food that may be consumed from Dandelions, Amaranth (Vlita), Chickory, and […]

                    Jennifer Aniston reveals her REAL salad recipe with Greek Kalamata olives and feta!

                      Jennifer Aniston has finally shared the REAL recipe for her favourite salad while also disclosing the health and exercise routine she uses to maintain her youthful appearance at the age of 54 in an interview on the Today Show. We are not surprised that her recipe includes Greek Kalamata olives and feta cheese! Opa! The […]

                      Gemista: Classic Greek Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes

                        Gemista is one of the most classic and comforting dishes in traditional Greek cuisine. It’s healthy, hearty, and gluten free! If you’re Greek, your Yiayia or your mom made the yummiest Greek stuffed peppers and tomatoes, or still do. This isn’t the dish Greeks order out in restaurants. Gemista is one of the most popular […]

                        Greek Moussaka Traditional Recipe

                          Description: The finest traditional Greek Moussaka recipe brought to you by My Greek Dish. Lovely layers of juicy beef, eggplants, and béchamel sauce baked to absolute perfection! Watch Greek celebrity chef, Akis Petretzikis, make Moussaka with the most viewed famous Moussaka recipe on Youtube. Akis recipe is a healthier Moussaka recipe that does not fry […]

                          GREEK NAME DAYS
                          FAMOUS GREEKS

                          Aristotle Onassis: The Lavish and Tragic Life of the Greek Tycoon

                            The Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Socrates Onassis, was born on January 20th, 1906, in (then Greek) Smyrni (Izmir), (today called Turkey) and passed away on March 15th, 1975, near Paris, France. Onassis established the biggest supertanker and freighter fleet in the world and was one of the richest men at that time. His freight was so […]

                            First Made in Greece 3000 Horsepower “Chaos” Ultra Car

                              Meet the world’s first ‘Ultra Car’, called “Chaos”. The car has up to (never seen before) 3000 horsepower, and its entirely Made in Greece! The ultra car was launched by Designer and Automotive Engineer Spyros Panopoulos. This is not just the first 100% Greek made supercar, this introduces the world to a whole new category […]

                              Stelios Papadopoulos: The Greek Behind The Alzheimer’s Drug

                                Meet Stelios Papadopoulos! The Greek (born in Thessaloniki, Greece) behind a new FDA approved wonder drug that may finally give hope to an estimated 44 million people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease worldwide. Stelios stated that the new drug will be for those in the early on set stages of Alzheimers and to those who’s PET […]

                                Vicky Safra: The Richest Greek Woman in the World Inherits 90B Empire

                                  Meet the richest Greek woman in the world, Vicky Safra. The guarded Greek Jewish widow (born Vicky Sarfati) is inheriting a 90 billion dollar banking empire. This massive fortune was left to her by her late husband, Brazil’s richest man, financier Joseph Safra, who passed away in December of 2020. She married Joseph when she was just […]

                                  The Greek Behind the Motor of Tesla

                                    Meet Konstantinos Laskaris! The Greek Principal Motor “Maestro” Designer of Tesla Motors, the electric luxury automobile company. Laskaris has been the Chief Designer of Tesla Motors in Silicon Valley, California, for the last 10 years since 2012. Kostas develops innovative technology for future electric vehicles. Tesla’s cryptocurrency and stock has exploded in the last few years […]

                                    12 Things You Didn’t Know About The Legendary Telly Savalas

                                      Telly Savalas will always be remembered as the most legendary Greek-American actor, singer, and director of the 20th century. Aristotelis “Telly” Savalas was born in Garden City, New York on January 21, 1922 and passed away to prostate cancer on January 22, 1994. In attendance at his funeral were: Nicolette Sheridan, Jennifer Aniston, Frank Sinatra, and many more celebrities. […]

                                      HISTORY

                                      Why Greeks Celebrate OXI (Ohi) Day

                                        October 28th is known to all Greeks as Oxi Day, (“O-hee Day”) and commemorated as a holiday in Greece and all Greek communities around the world. It is the second most significant celebration for modern Greek history, after Greek Independence Day on March 25. On October 28, Greeks worldwide commemorate the “No” rejection of Greek […]

                                        Alexander the Great: The Greatest Greek That Ever Lived

                                          King Philip II and Queen Olympias welcomed Alexander III into the world in Pella, Macedonia, in 356 B.C.; According to legend, Zeus, the supreme ruler of the Greek gods, was believed to be his father. The military might of Philip II was well-known. He envisioned conquering the vast Persian Empire while making Macedonia (a region […]

                                          Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in LA

                                            ST. SOPHIA GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. BUILT IN 1954   THE HISTORY This beautiful St. Sophia Greek Orthodox cathedral was built in 1952. When Greek brothers Charles, Spyros, and George Skouras were striving to make it in Hollywood, Charles made a vow (“tama” in Greek) to God that he would build the […]

                                            The Top 6 Greek New Year’s Traditions

                                              Greeks love big family celebrations and when it comes to New Year’s, there’s no exception. Greeks love to eat, drink, and party with their loved ones and ring in the New Year with style! Many attend NYE galas, however now in a pandemic with many restrictions, most will get together with their family at home. […]

                                              Alexander the Great’s 4000 Kalash Descendants in Pakistan

                                                Meet the Kalash tribe, a people that live in Pakistan’s Chitral province, which historians believe are the descendants of Alexander the Great’s army who settled in the area around 23 centuries ago. With a population of only 4,000 people, their distinctive culture is on the verge of extinction. The Kalash are a small ethnic and […]

                                                5 Things You May Not Know About Greek Independence Day

                                                  The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution of 1821 or the Greek Revolution was a successful war of independence by Greek revolutionaries against the 400 year oppression from the Ottoman Empire. The war lasted from 1821 to 1829. Britain, France, and Russia later backed the Greeks, while their North African vassals, […]

                                                  TOP THINGS

                                                  14 Awesome Greek Wedding Rituals and Traditions

                                                    You know what to expect at a Greek wedding if you grew up in a Greek community or the Greek Orthodox Church. If you’re going to a Greek wedding for the first time, there are some things you should know about the symbolism in an Orthodox ceremony, as well as the customs and traditions that […]

                                                    12 Hollywood Celebrities With Greek Roots

                                                      We all know that Hollywood has many stars, and some have origin from Greece! Like most of us know the beautiful Greek American Melina Kanakaredes of ‘CSI New York’ that has also starred in movies with Robert Deniro. Moreover, we know the hilarious Hangover star, Zack Galifianakis, who is half Greek, from his dad’s Cretan […]

                                                      Top 10 Reasons You Should Marry A Greek Girl

                                                        Greek girls make great girlfriends (and later wives) for a multitude of reasons, including a love of dancing and celebrating life with “kefi”, resilience, strength, compassion, delicious food, and a rich cultural heritage, among many more things. Have you ever wanted to marry a Greek girl? Well, there are many amazing reasons why you should. […]

                                                        Top 10 Things Greek Moms Say

                                                          You gotta love Greek moms for being brutally honest most of the time, even when you may find their guilt trips annoying . Greek moms, especially Greek immigrants, have been through many hardships and poverty growing up and fled Greece for a better life in North America, Australia or other parts of the world. So, […]

                                                          The Top 20 Most Popular Greek Last Names

                                                            Most Greek last names are very unique, long and difficult for many other cultures to pronounce. The most common Greek last name of all…Papadopoulos! In Greece, the Papadopoulos last name is like “Smith”. A research study was undertaken by the Supreme Council for Civil Personnel Selection (ASEP) to determine the most common Greek surnames. Listed […]

                                                            The Top 10 Most Gorgeous Greek Men

                                                              Many Greek men of the world are known to posses great looks and genes of a Greek God. Here is our list of the world’s most hottest famous Greek men of 2021. These men range from the Greek Bachelor Panagiotis Vasilakos to Davidoff Model Alexis Papas to famous singers like Petros Iakovidis, Nikos Vertis and more. Greek […]