Australia’s PM considers travel to Greece in response to campaign for bilateral travel

A campaign pushing for Greece to be one of the first countries for international travel once Australia opens its borders was begun this week by Neos Kosmos, the Greek Community …

Ancient Greek history held captive: What’s next for the Parthenon Sculptures?

The British Museum needs to decide whether it wants to progress with the times or "remain a colonial museum"
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Greek summer festivals go on despite global pandemic

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced 251 events and performances which will take place in 111 archaeological sites and museums around Greece, separate to those of the Herod Atticus Theatre …



Cyprus to cover costs for tourists contracting COVID-19 on holiday

In a bid to encourage touristm this summer, the government of Cyprus is pledging to pay for accommodation, medicine and food for any tourist and their family who tested positive …


The Greek that all A-League stars love to be trained by

Everything in life is a matter of timing. That’s the simple conclusion someone could arrive at after listening to the story of Michael Varkopoulos, one of Melbourne’s Greek community members. …


A throwback to ancient Greek cuisine: Myma-style feta crusted lamb

Greek-Australian chef and author Maria Benardis has been sharing her love for ancient Greek wellness practices and cuisine since 2004. Ms Benardis gave Neos Kosmos an exclusive look at one …


Meeting of eight heads of state from countries which handled COVID-19 crisis with success

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison took part in the third video conference of the leaders of countries that addressed the first wave of the …


West Australians brave storm to honour Crete and Pontian genocide

Not even Storm Mangga, one of the biggest storms to hit the West Australian coast for many years, could put a stop to the commemoration of the Battle of Crete …


What is COVID-19 when Brisbane needs its 41st annual paniyiri

It would have taken more than exceptional cold and  COVID-19 to stop a good paniyiri and thanks to technology the organisers of the 41st Brisbane Panayiri Greek Festival found that …


Pontian observance of crimes against Australia’s ‘Stolen Generations’ bring to mind their own struggles

The Federation of Pontian Associations of Australia observed National Sorry Day – 26 May – remembering and acknowledging the mistreatment of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people forcibly removed …


Greek precinct’s restaurateurs eager to seat diners on Monday

Oakleigh’s famous Hellenic precinct, Eaton Mall, will come alive again as more Greek restaurants get ready to reopen their dining areas on Monday 1 June after two months of coronavirus-enforced …


Katia Pyliotis, convicted of murder, wins appeal to have conviction quashed after being denied fair trial

Convicted killer Katia Pyliotis, jailed for 19 years last year for the murder of widower Elia Abdelmessih, won an appeal to have her conviction quashed on Wednesday. Victoria’s Court of …


Pavlou fights legal battles on two fronts as uni career in jeopardy

Drew Pavlou may well be on the way to becoming the “world’s most famous undergraduate” for his outspoken criticism of the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) treatment of its Uyghur …