|Official Name:||Hellenic Republic|
|Area:||131,957 sq km|
|Population:||11.4 million (2011)|
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Greece has over 3,000 islands, around 140 of them are inhabited
Hailed as one of the most important singers of our time, Diamanda Galás has earned international acclaim for her highly original and politically charged performance works, as well as her memorable rendition of jazz and blues.
A resident of New York City since 1989, she was born to Anatolian and Greek parents, who always encouraged her gift for piano.
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GREEK CULTUREMost people who visit Greece know a lot about ancient Greece but very little about modern Greece. So natuarally, when they visit Greece for the first time they don't really know what to expect.
So, what's the modern Greek culture like? Do Greeks still worship Zeus and the gods of Olympus? Do they only eat souvlaki and moussaka?What do modern Greeks look like? What do they dress like? What are some modern Greek traditions?
These are only some of the questions that probably cross some people's minds when they're planning a trip to Greece.
In this section of Hellenism.net we'll explore and try to answer to some of these questions.
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