Year: 2022

History Arts

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 […]

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History

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, […]

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News Arts

“Man of God” Stuns Box Office Finishing Among Top 4 Highest Grossing Movies in US

In a world full of war and turmoil, many turned to God in limited theatres across the US on Monday! The highly acclaimed “Man of God” movie, which tells the story of Greek Orthodox Saint Nektarios, has stunned the Box Office as it finished among the Top 4 highest grossing movies in the US with just […]

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News Sports

Greece As Always Entered The Beijing Winter Olympic Games First

The opening ceremony of the (controversial and boycotted by many diplomats) Beijing Winter Olympic Games began on Friday in the Chinese capital, as Greece entered the stadium first. As always! Maria Danou, who will compete in cross-country skiing, and Ioannis Antoniou, who will compete in slalom, were the two athletes who carried the Greek national […]

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Arts

‘After Exile’ Movie Starring Robert De Niro Will Be Filmed in Greece This Spring

A major motion picture starring Hollywood Oscar winner Robert De Niro will be shot in the northern Greek region of Drama, establishing Greece as a worldwide filming destination for cinema and television. Hollywood is Hellaswood! “After Exile” is an action film about a tense relationship between a father and his son, who has recently been […]

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News

9 Year Old Greek Piano Prodigy Stelios Kerasidis Among Best in the World

Stelios Kerasidis, a 9 year old Greek musical child prodigy recently made the list of the ‘World’s Top 100 Prodigies’, and has been chosen for the music category of the prestigious “Global Child Prodigy Awards 2022.”  Stelios with his 2 sisters Veronica and Anastasia. Photo by Vaggelis Zavos The Global Child Prodigy Awards is the […]

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Arts News

14 Questions With Funny Greek Angelo Tsarouchas

We had a great interview with the famous Greek-Canadian-American comedian, super funny man, Angelo Tsarouchas. We managed to interview him just before he goes on his much anticipated 2022 US and Australian Tour. There are thousands of Greek fans down under in Australia, and in the US, who have been waiting to see him on […]

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News

The Most Beautiful Snowy Photos & Videos from Greece

Snow storm “Elpida” brought historic heavy 35cm snow to the capital of Athens on Monday. Many parts of Greece had snow from Peloponnesus, to even the Greek islands of Evia, Naxos, Mykonos, Santorini, Tinos, Amorgos and more and also in many northern parts of Greece. Snow even fell on the ancient 2500 year old Acropolis […]

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Arts News

Robert De Niro Opening Nobu Hotel on Santorini Island in Greece

Hollywood’s legendary actor, Robert De Niro, is set to bring Nobu Hotel + Restaurant to Greece! Along with celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the hotel is set to open in Greece in the spring of 2022 according to Travel + Leisure Magazine. The founders of Nobu Hotel and Restaurant are Japanese celebrity chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and […]

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History News

Greece Hopes Marble Loan From Italy Will Get UK to Return Parthenon Sculptures

Italy has loaned Greece a 2500 year old marble foot of Goddess Artemis. Greece hopes the gesture of the foot loan, which is just the size of a shoebox, may help the British Museum finally realize that the Parthenon Marbles must be returned home to Greece. Greece hopes that the 2,500-year-old marble fragment, which arrived […]

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