Greek News Agenda pays tribute to a pioneer of the Greek modernist movement, Alex Mylona (1920-2016) -also known as Alexandra Bogdanou- the sixth anniversary of whose death is marked today, 25 May 2022.

Alex Mylona’s artistic quest

The Athenian…

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Thirty-seven years after his death, the oeuvre of Nikos Engonopoulos is showcased in “Orpheus of Surrealism”, a grand retrospective exhibition running through June 19, 2022, at the B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation. Curated by Takis Mav…

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The play FILIKI ETERIA: The Brotherhood behind the Revolution, inspired by the true story of the early-18th century revolutionary organisation, is the new mainstage production of the Tank Theatre in New York, which will be presented at the Tank&rsquo…

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Mention “dance” to a foreign visitor to Greece, and the first image coming to mind will likely be the “sirtaki”, a mix of slow and fast versions of the Hasapiko folk dance that was choreographed by Giorgos Provias&nb…

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One of the art exhibitions worth visiting this season is “Sotiris Sorogas- The time of memory in his artistic language” running through April 17, 2022, at the Museum of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation in Athens. The exhibition…

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Rebetiko is the urban popular Greek music of the poorest classes of the first half of the 20th century. As of December 2017, it is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, created by UNESCO to help demonst…

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To celebrate the 200 years of Greek independence, public radio station Kosmos 93.6 asked ten foreign musicians who live and work in Greece to chose a favorite song and cover it in their native language -and music genre. The results were compell…

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Georgios Iakovidis (1853–1932) was a prominent Greek artist of the 19th century; he was among the main representatives of the so-called "Munich School" in Greece, and is particularly famous for his paintings depicting scenes of childhood.

The "…

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Eleni Karaindrou © Photo: Pepi Loulakaki

Eleni Karaindrou, globally renowned film, television and theatre composer was honoured at the World Soundtrack Awards with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her outstanding achievements in film music.&n…

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Greek News Agenda publishes an article by Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki* written on the occasion of the celebrations for the Bicentenary of the Greek Revolution (in accordance with the third of the four pillars set by the Committee "Greece 2021": "Greeks…

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