Saturday, 28 May 2016

MANOS HADJIDAKIS ( 1925 - 1994 )‏

Unique, ingenious and restless, the greater musical genius of Greece, Manos Hadjidakis, born on 23 October 1925 in Xanthi.
In the difficult years of occupation and liberation, Manos Hadjidakis worked as a stevedore at the port of Piraeus, ice seller in the Fix factory, employee at a photo, assistant Nurse in military hospital.
Enter both theory lessons and music. Notably, of the four years of gets piano lesson, while teaching violin and bellows.
Manos Hadjidakis meets artists and intellectuals who will help shape his thinking.
In 1960 wins the prize Oscar for the song "The children of Piraeus" by Jules Dassin film "Never on Sunday" song which will be among the best ten of the 20th century.
During all these years, Manos Hadjidakis, dozens of signed musical Tablets longer considered classics.

Rafaela Zioti

Monday, 23 May 2016


Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel been the funniest gem in the history of cinema.
"Plump and Runt" they had a professional ambition.
They wanted to make people laugh!
The methods and the technique had many elements of the clown, funny they did their children to chuckles from the innocence of two wonderful comedians, kings of laughter.
Two asteroids 2865 and 2866 was named Laurel and Hardy in memory of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

Rafaela Zioti

Monday, 16 May 2016

CHARLIE CHAPLIN ( 1889 - 1977 )‏

Sir Charlie Chaplin-known with the diminutive Charlie and Greece mainly with the nickname "Sarlο", he was English actor, director and screenwriter, who flourished in the first decades of Hollywood.
Is It time to first, recognizable figures of cinematic art mainly through the Sarlo character who incarnated in the first film.
He not only starred, but was also the screenwriter, director and composer of music for film. Flagship, global personality.
It is among the leading artists of the seventh art of all time.

Rafaela Zioti

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Dido Sotiriou

Dido Sotiriou was born in Asia Minor in 1909 and in 1919 the family settled in Smyrni.
Came refugee in Piraeus after the Asia Minor disaster where he studied, continuing the Sorbonne.
In 1936 he began working as a journalist in various printed matter, while in 1944 became editor.
Epic novels "Bloody Earth" transferred at a time, showing the depth of things, our precious human values ​​and at the same time it helps to better know ourselves and others.
Rafaela Zioti

Friday, 6 May 2016

PINOCCHIO ( 2002 )‏

Italian film directed by Roberto Benigni.
The history of wooden doll who wants to become a child, if it proves that brave, telling truths and operates selflessly enriched with Spectacular.
The yield of the story is done with very beautiful and clever way.
The music and photo to excite.
The simplicity of the script, the meaning, the details and the journey that makes you constantly feel, glorify the hero of our youth but also triggers our imagination.
A simple and moral history that undoubtedly educated young people.

Rafaela Zioti