Athens suburbia: Return to Nea Smyrni, a neighbourhood gem in Greece

Nea Smyrni is more than just a place, it is also an idea that is built on the heartbreak and dreams of refugees from Asia Minor
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Win your way to the Delphi Bank 26th Greek Film Festival Closing Night Celebration!

This year’s Delphi Bank 26th Greek Film Festival opened with the outstanding docudrama, 1968 which featured original footage from the then emergent Greek basketball team AEK in the European Cup, …


Greek Super League: Xanthi tried against Aris as AEK take on newcomers

After a short international break for the Euro 2020 and World Cup qualifiers, Greek Super League One is back on track this weekend. One of the teams that has stood …


Dar Yasin, Kashmir-based photographer wins Athens Photo World award

Associated Press photographer Dar Yasin is the recipient of the Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award. Athens Photo World organisers chose the winner for his coverage of the Kashmir conflict, and …


Cruise ship becomes the largest vessel to sail through Corinth Canal in Greece [VIDEO]

Incredible images circulated on the web this week showing the largest ship ever to pass through the Corinth Canal. The 22.5-metre wide MS Braemer cruise ship passed through the canal …


The Lemnian Community of Victoria celebrates 80 years

The Lemnian Brotherhood of Victoria, as it was originally known, was formed back in 1939 by Dimitrios Katakouzinos Blablanis, who was born in Rossopouli, Lemnos in 1886. As a young …


The first photographs of the Acropolis

Athens, the capital of the Greek State since 1834, was a small city at the time when the first photograph had been taken of the city by Girault de Prangey …


Migrant strawberry pickers face deadly risks living in flammable shacks

Each growing season, from October to May, as many as 12,000 undocumented Bangladeshi migrant men work in the agrarian labour market in Greece. Although they consider Greece a transit stop …


Athenians encouraged to take charge of their city

The Municipality of Athens plants 600 new trees every year, but estimates show that 10-40 per cent of these dry up during the summer months due to high temperatures. In …


Mountainous Arcadia, a mythical destination in the Peloponnese

The prefecture of Arcadia, in the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece, could easily be described as a masterpiece of nature and the true heart of the region. It is the …


Santorini on Oxford – it’s still there

After almost 15 years, of serving mouth-watering, traditional Greek cuisine to their growing customer base, Santorini on Oxford have decided to spread their wings and move to a larger, 3-storey …


Have your say at the Immigration Museum’s community forums

Over the next few weeks the Immigration Museum, under the auspices of Museums Victoria, will be hosting a number of community forums in Melbourne. The museum stated that the forums …