Orthodox Schism As Russian Church ‘Breaks All Ties’ With Constantinople Over Ukraine

In the largest schism in Orthodox Christianity for over a century, the Russian Orthodox Church has cut all ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate over...

Photog Messinis Wins Prize for Libya Shots

Greek photographer Aris Messinis, who works for Agence France Presse, has won the Photography Prize at the Bayeux- Calvados Awards for his October 2011...

Victoria Hislop’s ‘The Thread’ Tackles Historical Aspects of Post WWII Greece

In her third eagerly-awaited novel, Victoria Hislop weaves a story of love and loss in the backdrop of two wars which tear apart the...

Angelique Rockas: Strong, Bold and Unafraid

Angelique Rockas is one of the few women/actresses/producers who have caused changes in the tectonic plates in the world of theatre. This year when...

Dimitris Botinis: The Greek Conductor of Russia

Born in 1986 in Moscow to a musical family, acclaimed Dimitris Botinis is one of the youngest Greek conductors and rising stars of opera...

‘Black Retsina’ Drink Triumphs In European Markets

Who could ever imagine that an idea for a new drink among a group of friends in Crete would become famous enough to enter...

Le Monde Newspaper Features WWII Resistance Hero Manolis Glezos

The French newspaper Le Monde featured the story of Greek Manolis Glezos. With a full page article, titled 'The miracle of Naxos ' (L'oracle...

Vassilios Alexiou, the Greek Co-Founder of ‘Less Rain’ Media Agency

Vassilios Alexiou set up Less Rain with Lars Eberle in 1997, after winning the student D&AD yellow pencil for Interactive Media. Since then he has...

The Moulin Rouge Dancer from Crete

Antonis Kosmadakis was born in Crete, Greece. He started dancing at the age of 18, at the School of Classical and Contemporary Dance of...

“Le Figaro” and the French Minister of Culture Honor Mihalis Kakogiannis

French Minister of Culture Frederic Mitterand recently referred to the important work of Greek Cypriot director Mihalis Kakogiannis. Mitterand praised the director's contribution to...