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Join ERTFLIX International for a special Easter celebration with exclusive holiday programming. Immerse yourself in a diverse selection of content, including religious documentaries, timeless episodes from ERT’s archival collection, and holiday-themed specials of your favorite shows.

You are not alone | Docu Series

A documentary series based on the Patristic texts, the Gospel, as well as theoretical, philosophical, and theological texts. The filming of the series took place in Greece (Astypalea, Macedonia Region, Epirus, Meteora, Aegina, Loutraki, Thebes, Milos, Kos, etc.), Turkey (Istanbul, Cappadocia, Antioch, Myrsini, etc.), Italy, France, Scotland, Israel, Egypt, and Syria. Directed by: Maria Chatzimichali-Papaliou.

Iro Saia |Hymns of Holy Week

Iro Saia performs the hymns of Holy Week at the Holy Monastery of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Penteli. Neoklis Neophytidis accompanies her on keyboards.

Episode 1 Praises of Holy Friday: Praises of Holy Friday

Episode 2: Holy Friday, Lyrics: Nikos Gatsos, Music: Stavros Xarhakos

Episode 3: Choral Settings of Kassiani, Text: Romanos the Melodist, Music: Stavros Xarhakos

Episode 4: And My Beloved, Traditional Lebanese song

Requiem | Music Ensembles Concert


Prerecorded concert,at the Catholic Cathedral Basilica of St. Dionysius the Areopagite.

Concert program:

– Dimitris Mitropoulos/H. Purcell: Prelude and Death of Dido (9′)

– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Ave verum Corpus K.618 (4′)

– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem in D minor K. 626 (50′)

With the participation of the ERT Choir

Sacred Paths | Jerusalem – The Holy Light – Holy Sites | Docu Series

Holy Week in Jerusalem, following the sacred traces, in the footsteps of Jesus towards His Crucifixion and Resurrection. A journey to the heart of Christianity, a wander through the ‘City of God’, to the great pilgrimages of Jerusalem during the Week of Passions.

365 Moments with Sophia Papaioannou | Pontus | TV Show

The show embarks on a journey through the mountainous villages of Pontus and the beaches of the Black Sea, exploring the homes, festivities, and the people who still keep the Greek element alive. Pontus, in the lives and memories of its descendants, as well as all Greeks, is associated with pain, genocide, and violent uprooting. The Turks attempted to exterminate or assimilate the Pontic Greeks and erase this ancient Greek population from Turkey.

The Sacrifice of Abraham | Theatrical Performance

The masterpiece of Cretan literature by Vitsentzos Kornaros was showcased at the Herod Atticus Odeon, under the direction of Ilias Malandris, featuring music composed by Christos Leontis and Antonis Papangelis. A unique collaboration of eminent artists such as Nikitas Tsakiroglou, Despoina Bebedeli, Grigoris Valtinos, Lefteris Eleftheriou, along with Psarantonis and Niki Xylouri, accompanied by the Choir of Byzantine Music ‘Tettix’, led by the protopsaltis Giorgos Naoum, alongside a diverse ensemble of actors, musicians, and dancers.

Representative of the Renaissance era, likely penned in the 17th century, the performance serves as a significant link between ancient drama and Renaissance art. Throughout its narrative, the piece transforms the myth of religious tradition into a folk spectacle, incorporating elements of folk music. Additionally, marking its premiere, the original 16th-century work, Lo Isach by Luigi Grotto, considered a precursor to The Sacrifice, is integrated into the production.

Christ is Recrucified | ERT ARCHIVE

As preparations for Easter unfold, the arrival of a group of refugees causes unexpected disruptions in the small village community, revealing characters and interests. A television drama series that was first broadcast by ERT during the period 1975-1976. Adaptation of the globally renowned novel of the same title by Nikos Kazantzakis.

Sunday at the Village Again, Easter episode «Vanato Zakynthos»| Docu  series

Happy Easter from Fiore di Levante. A festive Easter celebration from the Ionian Islands amidst the intensely spring-like and cinematic landscape of Zakynthos. In the legendary ‘Ktima Ambeloravi’, Kostis converses with the people of Vanato, Kalipado, and the surrounding areas, enjoying colors, aromas, dances, and songs.”

Hold the Night, Special Episode | Entertainment Tv show

Hold the Night’ celebrates Easter with well-known folk and traditional songs, accompanied by figures from ERT – and beyond – who talk about their own Easter.

Melina Aslanidou and Christos Nikolopoulos welcome Zafeiris Melas, Kostas Skafidas, Katerina Korou, Areti Ketimé, and Panos Bletzas to perform beloved timeless songs in a celebration of authentic entertainment and genuine Greek fun.

The Children’s Choir of Spyros Lambrou tenderly interprets the song “Nychtose Horis Fengari” by Apostolos Kaldaras, leaving its own mark on the evening. Lina Nikolakopoulou talks about the stories behind her well-known songs, such as “Meno Ektos” with music by Ara Dinkjian, “Kardia mou ego” with music by Christos Nikolopoulos, and “Di’ Efkhon” with music by Nikos Antypas. Kostas Balahoutis, the show’s historical researcher, sheds light on the songs of the celebratory evening with the information he provides, offering rich documentary material.

Salt of the Earth, Special Episode «Easter has come! » | Music Tv show

The ‘Salt of the Earth’ invites us to a dynamic Easter celebration with festive songs and dances from all over Greece. Amidst the spring Greek nature that rejuvenates with the Resurrection, in a lush olive grove, Lambros Liavas welcomes a large group with more than 100 singers, musicians, and dancers! Host: Lambros Liavas.

POP Cooking, Special episodes| Cooking show

The wealth of PDO and PGI products, as well as the emblematic products of each region, are the raw materials that, in the hands of Andreas Lagos, are transformed into unique, delicious, and original recipes. Popular and beloved artists join the company as “assistants” who, in turn, will contribute to the maximum to showcase the delicacies of our country! During the Easter period, A. Lagos welcomes special guests including Carmen Rougeri, Panagiotis Raphailidis, and others.


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