October 2019

Greek Culture Ministry Declares 2020 ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

Marking 100 years since the birth of Melina Mercouri on 18 October 1920, the Greek Culture Ministry recently announced that it would be dedicating 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed Greek actress, activist, and much-loved former culture minister. Culture Minister Lina Mendoni declared 2020 as the “Year of Melina Mercouri” in memory of Mercouri, who was [...]

July 2019

Acropolis Museum to Host August Full Moon Musical Evening

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will host exceptional Greek artists to perform beloved songs on Thursday, August 15, under the August Full Moon. Artists Eirini Toumpaki, Andreas Lafis, Maria Anamaterou and Sotiris Karistinosand their orchestra will perform songs by renowned Greek songwriters and composers – Kostas Makedonas, Lavrentis Mahairitsas, George Dalaras, Haris Alexiou, Dionysis Savvopoulos – at the museum’s entrance [...]