Month: September 2021

Arts News

Chef Gordon Ramsay Declares Greek Food Better Than Italian

On Monday’s new premiere of ITV’s “Gordon, Gino & Fred Go Greek,” a heated chat regarding Greek vs. Italian cuisine took place. Gino D’Acampo was enraged by Gordon Ramsay when the two famous chefs started talking about cuisine and Gordon made a cheeky remark that Greek food is better than Italian.  Gordon, Gino, and First […]

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12 Year Old Afghan Girl in Greece Awarded US Scholarship

Arezu, a 12 year old Afghan refugee living on the Greek island of Lesvos, has received a scholarship to further her studies in Boston, Massachusetes in the US. When she was just seven years old, she and her family escaped Afghanistan. Mariam, her mother, was eight months pregnant when the family embarked on a dangerous journey […]

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News History

Greek War of Independence Movie ‘Cliffs of Freedom’ Available to Stream

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) has announced that Cliffs of Freedom, a historical drama film set during Greece’s War of Independence, will be available to stream on major platforms starting September 13, 2021. The late legendary actor Christopher Plummer plays Thanasi and gives an outstanding performance. The film also features many prominent Greek actors, including: Costas […]

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Michael Constantine, Father in ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’, Dies at 94

RIP Michael Constantine! Greek American actor, Michael Constantine, who played Gus Portokalos, the lovable and funny father of Nia Vardalos’ Toula Portokalos in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” the highest-grossing romantic comedy of all time, has died at 94. Constantine won an Emmy for his role in the TV series “Room 222” and played many […]

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‘Zorba the Greek’ Composer Mikis Theodorakis Dies at 96

Mikis Theodorakis was born on the Greek island of Chios on July 29, 1925 and died on September 2, 2021 due to cardiac arrest. The legendary Greek musical composer is credited with over 1,000 works. He composed the soundtracks for the legendary classic 3 time Academy Award winning Zorba the Greek (Best Actress, Cinematography, Art […]

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