Category Archives: Politics

Sandino

1. Canto General “Sandino” is one of the Canto General poems. In this blog the Canto General poems used for the oratorio Canto General, composed by Mikis Theodorakis, are available in Spanish, Greek, German, French, English and Dutch. You can … Continue reading

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Poios ti Zoí mou …

“Mikis Theodorakis – Poios ti Zoí mou …” is a theatrical musical performance about the life and work of Mikis Theodorakis. One of the performances took place on the island Makronissos on September 14, 2013. . Makronissos “When the Greek Civil … Continue reading

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Georges Moustaki

“Le Métèque” est mort. Georges Moustaki died, May 23, 2013. We all know him as the singer of “Le Métèque”, we all know his voice. We all know this song. “Le Métèque”, translated literally “The Stranger”, but maybe it would … Continue reading

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Grigoris Lambrakis, symbol of democracy

* Grigoris Lambrakis (April 3, 1912 – May 27, 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.  Today, May 22, 2013 it has … Continue reading

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Mikis Theodorakis and the amazing unforgettable Greek actor Manos Katrakis

* Introduction The name “Manos Katrakis” was new to me when I read it yesterday, preparing my post about the Greek poet Tasos Livaditis. Obviously also he had been sent away to the isle of torture: Makronisos. Searching for information … Continue reading

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