Month: May 2021

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A Record 18 Hollywood Movies to be Filmed in Greece in 2021

With a record 18 movie productions expected to be shot in beautiful Greece in 2021 (some still confidential), every film piece wants to film in Greece. You can expect to see many Hollywood stars in Greece this summer than you might find at Chateau Marmont during your usual Oscar week. Besides Viggo and Kirsten, catch […]

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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 […]

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The 14 Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece

A total of 545 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag Award for 2021, placing the beautiful motherland in 2nd place among 49 countries. The Halkidiki Peninsula in Northern Greece, renowned for its golden sand and turquoise waters, swept most of the 545 awards, earning 155 flags, followed by Crete with more than […]

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Greek Ultra Swimmer Sets Guinness World Record With Amazing 358 km 7 Day Swim

Greek ultra swimmer, Spiros Chrysikopoulos, broke a previous 250 km record in 5 days with an amazing 358 km continuous swim over a 1 week period in a 50m pool at the Olympic Stadium Pool of Spyros Louis in Athens, Greece. The Olympic Stadium of Athens “Spyros Louis” is a part of the Athens Olympic […]

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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, […]

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Melina Kanakaredes To Star In ‘Greek Candy’ TV Comedy About Family Candy Shop

Greek American actress, Melina Kanakaredes is returning home with her latest “Greek Candy” half-hour tv series comedy that is in development for a free streaming service called IMDb TV, which is an Amazon service online. The beloved TV star Kanakaredes known for her longtime roles in popular shows like ‘CSI New York’ and ‘Providence’, is […]

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Greek Viral Videos

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Hundreds Pay Farewell to Fallen Officer Anastasios Tsakos at Funeral

A 43 year old Greek American NYPD police officer died after being hit by a 32 year old African American drunk driver early Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway. Jessica Beauvais, posted a Facebook live video hours before speaking negatively about police. Anastasios Tsakos, known as “Tasso” by family and friends, was hit around 2 […]

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‘Moonstruck’ Oscar Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis Dies at 89

“Moonstruck” Oscar-winning (1987), Greek American actress, Olympia Dukakis died Saturday, May 1, 2021 in New York City at 89 years old. “After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis,” her brother Apollo Dukakis wrote on Facebook. Allison Levy, her agent, also confirmed her death to CNN. Dukakis died at her […]

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