March 2023

Good news: Beloved tenor Thodoris Voutsikakis will perform at tradition-rich Theatro Technis Karolos Koun in Athens for the “Musical Spring” (Μουσική Άνοιξη). The program is called “Stin Odo Frynichou … again” (Στην οδό Φρυνίχου…ξανά).
With the artistic oversight of Lina Nikolakopoulou.
This should be an intimate, unplugged setting which will give the singer’s velvet voice and the prowess of the accompanying musicians its special place to shine.

Dates: Every Monday and Tuesday from March 13th and forward.
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Photographer: Evaggelia Thomakou

February 17, 2023

In memory of composer and drummer Nikos Antypas, who passed away one year ago:
ERT is broadcasting his most popular and some special songs with the voices of Haris Alexiou, Alkistis Protopsalti, Haris Katsimihas, Eleni Vitali, Marinella, Giorgos Dalaras and others.
Nikos Antypas was a longtime collaborator of Lina Nikolakopoulou, so let us celebrate the seminal songs they created together!

The photo shows the inner sleeve of Haris Alexiou’s 1992 “Di‘ Efchon” vinyl LP with Lina’s handwritten lyrics printed on it and Lina and Nikos in front of the drums.

Di’ Efchon LP inner sleeve (1992)

February 14, 2023

Listen to the new interview with Lina Nikolakopoulou and fellow poet/lyricist Paraskevas Karasoulos on public Greek Radio ERT. The occasion is the series of prolific musical performances at “Athens Coffee Theater” titled “Anasa Mou ki Aera”.

February/March 2023

The live recital “Anasa Mou ki Aera”, a collaboration of Lina Nikolakopoulou and lyricist Paraskevas Karasoulos gains big success. It will be extended another time until March 31.
The location is: Athinaiko Kafetheatro (“The Athens Coffee Theater” near Pedion tou Areos Park / Victoria Square).
Tickets are available at

January 7, 2023

Acclaimed performer Thodoris Voutsikakis gave an interview to the online newspaper “Ethnikos Kirikas” (“The Greek Herald”, featuring atmospheric photographs by Evaggelia Thomakou).

We encourage you to dive into the text, as Mr. Voutsikakis vividly talks about his career path, his influences, motivation and the cooperation with Lina Nikolakopoulou on “Omorfi Zoi”.
Asked about his current projects, he answers that he is preparing new songs with Lina. Also, there will be performances in spring at “Theatro Technis Karolos Koun” in Athens to look forward to.

Photographer: Evaggelia Thomakou

January 3, 2023

Following the tragic death of composer, songwriter and guitarist Notis Mavroudis, the radio broadcast of “Me Ta Podia Mechri Tin Alitheia” features a 2021 interview with him and his music pieces. May we share the memory of his life and his work.

December 2022

Premiere of “Anasa Mou ki Aera”, the new collaboration of Lina Nikolakopoulou with fellow lyricist Paraskevas Karasoulos.
The two of them formed a live piece – an amalgamation of song favorites which will be brought to life at Athinaiko Kafetheatro (“The Athens Coffee Theater” near Pedion tou Areos Park / Victoria Square). Click on the picture to get further information.

November 14, 2022

Today is the birthday of singing legend and musician Dimitra Galani who is very influential in the Greek music scene and in Lina Nikolakopoulou’s career. Therefore we chose the 1981 milestone song ‘Sta Kitrina Fota’ as a translation project to honour her great work. It is an adaption of Leonard Cohen’s “Famous Blue Raincoat”.
Our translation of the song can be found at “English Translations” and “German Translations“.

October 21, 2022

A brand new song with the title “Thelo Kati” from singers Myrto Vasileiou and Giorgos Perris with lyrics by Lina Nikolakopoulou and music by Kostas Tsirkas is released on Oct 21!
Klick here to have a listen!

September 2022

A new interview Lina Nikolakopoulou gave to Nikos Bogiopoulos on Realfm.

June 30, 2022

A very happy birthday to Lina Nikolakopoulou! Our best wishes: Health, inspiration, love and laughter. ❤ Chronia Polla!

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June 2022

Radio station “Deftero Laika” showcases the new album of singer Giota Negka which assembles a bouquet of songs written by the grande dame of Greek Laiko Tragoudi, Eftychia Papagiannopoulou. The songs on “Tragoudontas tin Eftychia” were uniquely chosen for Negka’s program by Lina Nikolakopoulou, she can be heard narrating the introduction.
Click below, the broadcast can be found in the ERT online archive. The presenter is Giorgos Tsampras.

May 2022

Remembering the internationally well-known Greek composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanasiou (Vangelis) we would like to honor him with a song originating from a collaboration between himself, Lina Nikolakopoulou and Dimitra Galani: “Ki Eiches Chathei” (And You Were Gone) from the album “Ateleiotos Dromos” (Endless Road) 1983.
Our translation of the song can be found at “English Translations“.

March 12, 2022

Today, Deftero Programma will air a tribute to artist and Armenian-Greek Rebetiko singer of the 1940s and 1950s, Marika Ninou.
“San Astro” (Like A Star) – a new theater play about Ninou’s life and music is staged in Theatro Karolous Koun in Odos Frynichou in Athens. Actor/director Giannos Perlegas and musician/accordionist Avgerini Gatsi will be guests in Lina Nikolakopoulou’s and Alexandra Christakaki’s radio show and will give us bits to enjoy.
For theater tickets please look -> here at viva.

March 5, 2022

In memory of the cherished lyricist Marianina Kriezi.
During this broadcast of “Me Ta Podia Mechri Tin Alitheia”, a live audio recording of the Sfigga show (Feb 28, 2018) dedicated to the highly accomplished lyricist of “Lilipoupoli” and artistic collaborator of Arleta, Lakis Papadopoulos, Eleni Dimou, Lena Platonos, Mihalis Hatzigiannis, Dimitra Galani and many more, is aired.

January 1, 2022

On New Year’s Day we will hear from acclaimed performer Thodoris Voutsikakis‘ new projects on Lina Nikolakopoulou’s and Alexandra Christakaki’s radio show on Deftero Programma.
Make sure to tune in and enjoy the music of the rich and warm tenor voice of Thodoris which is making way for the beginning of 2022 – There will be a music segment live from the studio featuring works from “Omorfi Zoi” and “Stin Odo Frynichou”!

December 25, 2021

“Me Ta Podia Mechri Tin Alitheia” features Lina Nikolakopoulou and Alexandra Christakaki interviewing internationally renowned composer Eventhia Reboutsika for the Christmas celebrations. She is set to talk about her musical influences, her work in composing for the big screen and her love for the sounds of the East, especially the Bosporus.

December 2021

World premiere of “Ellinismos” – a new hymn, dedicated to the Greek diaspora.
The lyrics/poem is composed by Lina Nikolakopoulou and the music was written by Evanthia Reboutsika. The dignified music piece gives hommage to the connection of the Greek people in different countries of the world and sees the light of day in the year of the 200th birthday celebrations of the modern Greek state.
More info on ERT (Link) and Greek Reporter (Link)

November and December 2021

Thodoris Voutiskakis gives a series of celebrated concerts at “Theatro Technis Karolus Koun” in the Greek capital’s Odos Frynichou which will showcase the most-loved songs of his career in an intimate setting. Lina Nikolakopoulou has the artistic supervision, so this should make for an elaborate and sophisticated song choice which surely will feature also some lesser known gemstones.
More Info on Tetragono (Link)

October 27, 2021

“ΗΤΑΝ ΜΙΑ ΛΕΞΗ ΜΟΝΑΧΑ… ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΑ” (“It Was Only One Word…FREEDOM”) – a musical event in honor of the Greek “Ochi Day” is planned to take place at Megaro Mousikis Thessalonikis (Thessaloniki Music Hall).
The performance will feature shining young tenor Thodoris Voutsikakis and singer Eleni Dimopoulou together with the Symphonic Orchestra of the city of Thessaloniki.
Art direction and curation of texts: Lina Nikolakopoulou.
If you are interested in tickets, please klick on -> ticketservices.

PS: This event had to be cancelled due to the national mourning because of the death of Fofi Gennimata.

October 12, 2021

In this year’s artistic cooperation of Lina Nikolakopoulou and Tania Tsanaklidou,
the announcement for a big concert at the Odeio Irodou Attikou in Athens on October 12th
came out. The performance is titled “TANIA/LINA – Τα Σχήματα των Αστεριών” (The Shape of the Stars).

September 2021

New broadcast about greek music legend Sotiria Bellou – a talk with her biographer Sophia Adamidou which was recorded in Sep 2020.

July 31, 2021

The first new song “Σε ρώταγα στο Φάληρο” from the upcoming album by Evelina Aggelou gets published online. Lyrics: Lina Nikolakopoulou, Music: Daphne Alexandri. Enjoy!
The album Εικονική πραγματικότητα(Virtual Reality) will be released in fall by Metronomos.
Find Evelina Aggelou’s profile here on FB.

July 2021

L. N. talks about the authors and books she fancies and encourages the audience to vote for their favorite books in the bookstore ‘Public’s Book Awards.

July – September 2021

Summer dates of the new show “TANIA/LINA – Τα Σχήματα των Αστεριών” (The Shape of the Stars) are announced. Artwork and musical retrospective brought to live by Lina Nikolakopoulou with Tania Tsanaklidou on the occasion of Lina’s 40th discographic anniversary and the 33rd anniversary of Tania Tsanaklidou’s classic album “Mama, Gernao” (Mom, I’m Getting Older), a Kraounakis/Nikolakopoulou production of 1988.

July 1, 2021

Premiere of Giota Negka‘s homage to the legendary lyricist Eftychia Papagiannopoulou: “Τραγουδώντας την Ευτυχία” – art direction by Lina Nikolakopoulou.

June 30, 2021

Happy Birthday!
With gratitude, hope and joy we say: Ευχαριστούμε από καρδιάς. Χρόνια πολλά! A big thank you to Lina Nikolakopoulou and her art. Many beautiful and fruitful years to come!

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March 25, 2021

“Δικαίωμα” – a special Online Concert in honor of the jubilee of Lina Nikolakopoulou takes place.
Featured artists at the Dimotiko Theatro of Pireas are: Marios Frangoulis, Giorgos Perris and Myrto Vassiliou.


Lina Nikolakopoulou celebrates 40 years in discography in 2021. Be prepared for a variety of (online) festivities.

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Lina Nikolakopoulou on the radio station “Deftero Programma

Lina Nikolakopoulou continues to present, together with journalist Alexandra Christakaki, the radio show Με τα πόδια μέχρι την Αλήθεια (By foot until the truth), every Saturday, 18:00 Greek time on Deftero Programma.

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