Heritage

Costa Carras: Visionary Greek Conservationist Receives Posthumous Award

Trailblazing conservationist Costa Carras, who died in February, has been posthumously granted the Grand Prix for International Relations at this year's Europa Nostra Awards.

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Legendary Greek Actress Irene Pappas Dies

The actress, who starred in over 70 films and gained worldwide acclaim for roles in "The Guns of Navarone" and "Zorba the Greek," has died at the age of 96.

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Anthony Hopkins Goes Greek on Instagram

The renowned actor plays music from "Zorba" and promises an "out of the box" next gig to his Instagram followers.

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Christopher C. King Receives Honorary Greek Citizenship

The acclaimed ethnomusicologist, who has made the traditional music of Epirus famous around the world, received the honor on Monday.

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A “Life-Changing Experience”: Magic Johnson at the Acropolis

NBA legend Magic Johnson and his wife, Cookie, are on vacation in Greece this month, posting messages on social media in praise of the Acropolis monuments.

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Oscar-Winning Composer Vangelis Passes Away

The world-famous Greek composer notably topped US charts and won an Oscar for his "Chariots of Fire" soundtrack.

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What is Emma Stone Doing in Athens?

Hollywood actress Emma Stone, the star of Yorgos Lanthimos’ new film, is in Greece.

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Watch: Memory of Mikis Theodorakis Honored at Oscars

The great Greek composer, who passed away in 2021, was featured in the In Memoriam part of the evening.

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