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Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960’s. International singers gave new, modern twists to the unique melodies of the country, while portraying an image of Greece as a sunny Mediterranean country with open-hearted, smiling, hospitable people who enjoyed life to the fullest. This decade, known as one of the most prolific eras of popular music, marks the first time […]

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First Post-War Greek Beauty Queen Dies at 83

Daisy Mavraki, crowned as Greece’s 1952 “Star Hellas” died on Thursday in Athens aged 83. Mavraki, born in Crete, was voted the most beautiful Greek woman in the the first beauty contest held in the Greek capital after the end of the Second World War. The glamorous ceremony, held at the luxurious Grand Britannia Hotel on Syntagma Square, was attended by Athenian high society, including the Prime Minister at the […]

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