See new films from Greece and Cyprus and works by Greek filmmakers from all over the world at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF). The 10th annual LAGFF will take place June 1 – 5, 2016 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
According to legend, during the Middle Ages a church in Thrace went up in flames. Villagers dashed into the fire to save the icons of the saints and emerged unharmed. To commemorate the miracle, Orthodox Christians created Anastenaria, an annual firewalking festival.
Is it possible to recreate the sounds of ancient music? In his blog post for The Getty Iris, the Getty’s online magazine, Eidelriz Senga shows us what happens when musicians make ancient music come alive.
Celebrate Greek culture in Texas at Houston Greek Fest 2016, which takes place from May 12 – May 15. Over 1,500 people will attend the festival at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church.