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(; 1 January 1912 – 4 August 1991) was a Greek writer and poet.
"Anthology of poetry and prose, dedicated to 100 years from the year born of academician,poet Nikiforos
Vaso Katraki and her husband moved to Piraeus in 1946, where they lived for several years with Nikiforos
in his poem "I Thea tou Kosmou" (The View of the World) wrote for Georgakis:
In 2012 presented a study-thesis for the poet Nikiforos
in the Philological Association of Parnassos.
He wrote an essay on the poetry of Nikiforos
. In 2003 twelve poems from his book Mythic Summer were put to music by Cypriot musician and composer Andreas Artemis.
(POROS-SEFERIS, ANDROS-EMPIRIKOS, ALEXANDRIA-CAVAFY, LESVOS-ELYTIS, HERAKLIO-KAZANTZAKIS, NAFPLIO-KONTOGLOU, DELPHI-SEFERIS, ELEUSIS-ENGONOPOULOS, ATHENS-DIMOULA, PATMOS-PAPADITSAS, SAMOS-RITSOS, MANI-
, CHIOS/HOMER-MATHAIOS MOUNTES, and more.
David John Connolly (born 1954) is an English-born Greek literary translator. He has translated poetry and novels from Greek to English, including writing by Nikiforos
, Odysseas Elytis, Kiki Dimoula and Nikos Engonopoulos.
Other writers include Manolis Anagnostakis, Nicolas Calas, Kiki Dimoula, Maro Douka, Nikos Engonopoulos, Nikos Gatsos, Iakovos Kambanelis, Nikos Kavvadias, Andreas Karkavitsas, Kostas Krystallis, Dimitris Lyacos, Petros Markaris, Lorentzos Mavilis, Jean Moréas, Stratis Myrivilis, Zacharias Papantoniou, Dimitris Psathas, Ioannis Psycharis, Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Miltos Sahtouris, Antonis Samarakis, Giannis Skarimpas, Dido Sotiriou, Georgios Souris, Alexandros Soutsos, Panagiotis Soutsos, Angelos Terzakis, Kostas Varnalis, Vassilis Vassilikos, Elias Venezis, Nikephoros
The presence of Delphi in Greek literature is very intense. Poets such as Kostis Palamas (The Delphic Hymn, 1894), Kostas Karyotakis (Delphic festival, 1927), Nikephoros
(return from Delphi, 1957), Yannis Ritsos (Delphi, 1961–62) and Kiki Dimoula (Gas omphalos and Appropriate terrain 1988), to mention only the most renowned ones. Angelos Sikelianos wrote The Dedication (of the Delphic speech) (1927), the Delphic Hymn (1927) and the tragedy Sibylla (1940), whereas in the context of the Delphic idea and the Delphic festivals he published an essay titled "The Delphic union" (1930). The nobelist George Seferis wrote an essay under the title "Delphi", comprised in the book "Dokimes".
Both Beyoncé and Jay-Z sported multiple outfits throughout the different performances of the tour. One of the more prominent designers for the tour was Versace, in which Beyoncé wore both a fishnet and leather Atelier black bodysuit (complete with a plunging neckline, a fishnet head mask and high heel combat boots), as well as a colourful Atelier bodysuit from the designer. The leather Atelier black bodysuit took approximately 200 hours to craft and was used for the opening number of the tour, "'03 Bonnie & Clyde". The colourful bodysuit was commented on by Versace who stated that the team had their inspiration from the street for the colour and added various crystals and stripes to show a "baseball vibe" while also trying to capture Beyoncé's energy. Beyoncé's tour shoes were designed by Stuart Weitzman and Joker's Closet. Other outfits included a denim jumpsuit and a bedazzled leotard bodysuit that "showed off her derrière". Beyoncé also sported more thematic and dramatic pieces of clothing, including a full bridal veil and a sweeping train made of a black-and-white American flag. The American flag outfit was designed by Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy and took over 500 hours to create. The American flag train was 16.4 feet long but weighed around 500 grams allowing it to fly in the wind. The individual stars on the outfit were hand-embroidered and its inspiration was said to be "American Danger: Bonnie & Clyde with a modern twist." For the performance of "Ring the Alarm", Beyoncé returned to designer Vrettos
(with whom she collaborated with notably on her previous solo tour). Designed by Dennis Kolpodinos,
produced a red, "couture 'crystal spirit' bodysuit" complete with fringe details on the limbs and "embellished with Swarovski crystals for stage-ready shine".
was born in the village of Krokees (Κροκεές), near Sparta, Laconia but originated from Mani and published his first collection of poems, "Under Shadows and Lights", in 1929, at the age of seventeen. That same year he moved to Athens to attend university, but left after a year to take a series of jobs as a clerk in various businesses. In 1937 he began a thirty-year career in the Greek Civil Service, also seeing combat service in the Greco-Italian War during this period. In 1967 he responded to the takeover of Greece by a military dictatorship by going into self-imposed exile in Switzerland and Italy, where he remained until returning to Greece in 1974. He also wrote a poem about Kostas Georgakis, the student who set himself ablaze in Genoa as a protest against the junta.
The town has many cultural organizations and the soccer team "Krokeatikos" which is one of the oldest in Laconia. Krokees is famous for its extra virgin olive oil produced by its agricultural cooperative. The "Krokees Lakonias" low acidity and of exceptional taste olive oil is a protected European Union brand and is recognized as one of the best quality olive oils in the world. The annual Karnavali (Mardi-gras), which started in 1962, is well known to all of Greece. Many professionals, scientists and artists have sprung out of this little town, among them the famous Greek poet Nikiforos
. During the 20th century, many Krokeates (Krokeans, Levetsovites) moved to Athens; many more, like so many other Greeks, immigrated mainly to the United States, Canada and Australia.
He has published thirteen novels. His second novel, "Βar Flaubert" (Kedros, 2000), a critically acclaimed bestseller in Greece, has been published in UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Serbia and Bulgaria. "Bar Flaubert" has been adapted as a screenplay by the author and the director Vassilis Douvlis. Stamatis has also published six books of poetry. His second book, "The Architecture of Interior Spaces", was awarded the Nikiforos
Prize in 1994. Τwo collections of his poems have been translated in Great Britain. He wrote the libretti for two musical pieces performed in Megaron Mousikis and the Chora theatre. In 2004, he participated at the International Writing Program of the University of Iowa through a Greek Fulbright Artists & Art-Scholars Award.
Sansone walked in different runway shows at Athens fashion week, among which were the S/S 2009 collections of Aslanis, Demna Gvasalia, Frida Karadima, Katerina Alexandraki, Kathy Heyndels, Victoria Kyriakides, Vrettos
, Yiannos Xenis and Custo Barcelona. She subsequently walked in Cyprus Fashion week for the S/S 09 collections of Ocean Blue, Andreas Georgiou, Calia Monoyiou, Marios Messios, Elena Georgiou, Sofia Alexander, Christoforos Kotentos, Fotini Lamnissos, Notis Panayiotou, Stalo Theodorou. She also did lingerie fashion shows in Tunisia. Sansone is a recurring runway model at Tuttosposi, bridal fashion week of Naples, where she walks for high fashion designers among which are Bruno Caruso, Angela Solla, Gianni Molaro and others. She participates in the Sfilata d'Amore e Moda, walking for swimsuits and high fashion collections. Sansone has also often graced the runways of Alta Roma Alta Moda, the Italian high fashion week in Rome, where she walked for Nino Lettieri.
During the presentation of his book of "FLOWERS of the STONE" in the Municipal Theatre of Piraeus in 1990, Nikiforos
said: "I have watched the polymorphic activity of Mr. Kassis that extends in a lot of creative fields. Poet – Historian – Folklore researcher – Teacher. A teacher that teaches the love for the homeland and the respect for its history. Him I greet with particular love", a point with which many at the spot agreed with. After Kassis read his poetic collection "IVASMATA", a reviewer wrote on him, at 15 November 1990: "Each intellectual person is a guide that proposes a movement in the game of our social and aesthetic life and this movement or happening or not, winning or losing, is played in the same game. Kyriakos Kassis suggests in his entire creative course ANOTHER game with its base at the sense and the experiences of centuries, the life and the mind of centuries. He suggests an opinion purified, that has its starting line before the beginning of the current culture, before its decay. This concealed meaning is diffusive in all his work…".
The song's first televised performance was at the 2014 BRIT Awards on February 19, 2014, marking her first performance at the ceremony since the one held in 2004. The performance was confirmed by James Corden on BBC Radio 2 several hours prior to the ceremony, following rumours that circulated for several weeks. Beyoncé appeared on stage wearing a shimmering, floor-length sequin blue gown designed by Vrettos
containing 140,000 blue zircon crystals and big earrings. The singer performed in front of a simple set of flashing neon lights along with fireworks and lasers on a screen as well as smoke surrounding her dedicating the performance to her fans. Sam Lansky of "Time" magazine praised the simplicity of the performance as "classy and spare" and wrote that the singer "more than did it justice" with her "pretty much peerless" vocals. MTV News' Emily Blake favorably reviewed the performance as more "subdued" in comparison with the other live shows by Beyoncé. "Daily News" Kirthana Ramisetti said that the singer managed to stun at the awards show with the impassioned performance only with the "power of her voice". "Vanity Fair" writer Josh Duboff described the performance as "powerful and fairly straightforward, sedate even". E! Online's Bruna Nessif wrote that the singer "absolutely stunned as she belted the sweet ballad, giving the audience a memorable show. There was no extra glitz or glamour (not really necessary with a dress like that) or backup dancers and crazy antics. The singer's main focus were her powerhouse vocals". Mark Savage of BBC News opined, "[the] unbilled, stripped-back performance of XO was undoubtedly the night's most flawless vocal". Alexis Petridis of "The Guardian" described her as "clearly the star of the show". However, Mark Sutherland of the "Rolling Stone" gave a mixed review about the performance saying it was "a bit... dull". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards on August 25, Beyoncé performed "XO" live during a medley consisting of songs from her self-titled album. She performed the song dressed in a bejeweled bodysuit and dedicated it to her fans as the closing track of her performance, stating "This one is for my incredible fans. If it wasn't for you, I wouldn't be on this stage". Nadeska Alexis from MTV News felt that the singer kept the audience "lifted" with the performance of the song.
For the 2013 shows, Beyoncé worked with multiple designers for the tour's costumes including Emilio Pucci, Riccardo Tisci from Givenchy, The Blonds, Julien MacDonald, Dean and Dan Caten (DSQUARED), creative director Tamara Ralph of Ralph & Russo who was personally requested by the singer to design an outfit, David Koma, Alon Livne, Vrettos
designers from Kenzo, Gucci, Roberto Cavalli and Dennis Kolpodinos. For the performance at the 2013 Made in America, Beyoncé wore a new costume designed by Timothy White, accomponied with shoes made by Reed Krakoff. The outfit designed by DSQUARED was from their spring/summer 2013 collection at the "Glamazon" catwalk show and was inspired by models of the '90s. Several costumes were also designed by Emilio Pucci's Peter Dundas who described them as a "modern take on glamour", taking them from his fall/winter 2013 collection. He focused on the singer being able to perform the choreography during her performances. Stuart Weitzman designed the shoes for Beyoncé, her back-up dancers and band collaborating with stylists Ty Hunter, Raquel Smith, and Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles. Weitzman created them in different colors with military elements. Beyoncé wanted Weitzman to focus on her being able to dance wearing the shoes without noticing they were on her feet. One of Beyoncé's costumes which was worn during the first concerts was a gold bodysuit designed by The Blonds embellished with golden breasts complete with a nipple detail. The costume was a collaboration between the group, Beyoncé, Knowles, and Hunter. It was hand embroidered in 600 hours with approximately 30,000 Swarovski crystals. According to The Blonds, it was meant to give the illusion of being covered in crystallized honey and reflect Beyoncé's personality for the tour. They were inspired by Beyoncé's songs of female empowerment and female nudes painted by Tamara de Lempicka. The costume received wide media and fan attention and divided critics' opinions. "InStyle"s Meghan Blalock described the costume as the "most scandalous" that the singer has worn in her career. For the 2014 shows, the singer wore numerous new designs collaborating again with DSQUARED, Givenchy, Pucci and Weitzman as well as with new designers such as Tom Ford, Versace and Karen Langley.
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