The Greek War of Independence 1821 – 1832. History, The Heros and Videos


The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı Greek Uprising), was a successful war of independence waged by the Greek revolutionaries between 1821 and 1832 against the Ottoman Empire. The Greeks were later assisted by the Russian Empire, Great Britain, Bourbon France,…

The Many Faces of Hellenic Culture


“The Many Faces of Hellenic Culture” is the first book from freelance writer and short film director, Billy Cotsis who doubles as a feature writer at Neos Kosmos. An extensive interview with Billy Cotsis will follow soon. Billy has travelled to over 48 countries and 58 Greek islands, allowing him to bring together a collection…

Al Pacino – to play role of Aristotle Onassis


The Hollywood actor will star as the Greek shipping magnate in a film that is set to bring about more controversy Al Pacino at the age of 75, is reported to be starring in the role of legendary Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in Fernando Meirelles’ upcoming biographical drama “Nemesis”. The Brazilian director is best…

COMING SOON: Exclusive Interview – with Arthur Kokontis


INSIDE THE WORLD AND MIND OF A STOCK TRADER: Nothing off limits We interview Arthur Kokontis – a Banking and Finance professional with 15 years experience who has a background specialising in financial markets and equities, less formally known as Stock Markets. Arthur is the founder of Sitnokglobal.com a global markets research and proprietary trading firm….

Tip-toeing on the rooftops


Savvas Tsestos Limnatitis catches up with busy artist Noula Diamantopoulos   .   When Noula Diamantopoulos was in her mid-thirties she had an epiphany. One of those weird moments when a switch goes on inside you and everything changes. Irrevocably. She was benched over a table, making bombonieres for her godson’s christening when suddenly an…

Young Greek named Photographer of the Year by Time magazine


Category: People BY SAVVAS TSESTOS LIMNATITIS     Angelo Tzortzinis was born in November 1984 in Egaleo, one of the poorest neighbourhoods in Athens. He was raised amongst proverty and squaldron, playing in the fields with his friends, while nearby Iranian refugees tried their hand at survival. Often five or six of them in a…

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: A letter to our daughter


 Category: People | Foundations REPRINT: Mark Zuckerberg Facebook Account A letter to our daughter MARK ZUCKERBERG·WEDNESDAY, 2 DECEMBER 2015 Dear Max, Your mother and I don’t yet have the words to describe the hope you give us for the future. Your new life is full of promise, and we hope you will be happy and…

Blazing her own trail


Category: Exclusive Interviews / People EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST/WRITER DORA KITINAS-GOGOS. – BY SAVVAS TSESTOS LIMNATITIS   Dora Kitinas-Gogos. Dianna Karezi. The latter is a well-known artist with a quite a few exhibitions under her belt and a vast number of artworks having found great homes in houses across Australia.  The latter is a new…

The importance of being a Hellene


EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE The importance of being a Hellene By Savvas “Testos” Limnatitis   Category:  Exlusive Stories / Hellenism So. What constitutes a true Greek? Or a Hellene if you prefer. A question that has been bugging me for ages, a question that -let’s not be coy here- should concern every single one of us whose…

Marianna Holoway – Designer


Category: People Meet Marianna Holoway – International Interior Designer mariannaholoway.com  Marianna Holoway is an American Designer – Architect, born in Greece, but above all she is a citizen of the world. She studied interior design in Thessaloniki then continued her studies at the University of New York where she graduated with a masters in Architecture….