Navarino Challenge wins the 2020 Platinum Tourism Award

The award-winning sports tourism event known as the Navarino Challenge, returns for the 8th consecutive year on 16-18 October, 2020 in Messinia, Pylos and Costa Navarino. Through its global message …

Holiday memories: ‘My first trip to Greece’

The beginning of an ever-lasting love affair
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The couple that figured out how to make a vegan souvlaki at home

A lot of Greek cuisine culture can be described in that one famous line from the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding: “What you mean you no eat no meat?” …


Guide to Greek eateries

‘World Cup a dream come true,’ says Greek rising star Sofia Sakalis

The Melbourne City midfielder points out the significance on holding the tournament on home ground both for female players and for the sport itself
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What the loss of Channel 31 would mean for Victoria’s diverse communities and the media industry

Channel 31 (C31), Melbourne and Geelong’s multicultural television network, was set to lose its broadcasting licence on Tuesday, 30 June. The decision not to close it was made by the …


Victoria-NSW border to shut from midnight on Tuesday

Coronavirus cases are spiking again in Victoria, as the state records another 127 new cases overnight, and another death. A man in his 90s has died in hospital overnight. From …


John Macris’ murder trial to resume next week

The first day of the trial over the killing of notorious Sydney businessman John Macris took place at an Athens court on 1 July with the two Bulgarian brothers accused …


Melbourne public housing under immediate lockdown; residents ordered not to leave for any reason

Victoria announced its second-highest ever daily increases in coronavirus cases on Saturday after 108 infections were diagnosed overnight. Premier Daniel Andrews called for the lockdown of public housing estates for …


Super League game postponed after Xanthi player tests positive to COVID-19

A Xanthi Akrites player tested positive for COVID-19 after routine testing was conducted on team players on Thursday. The test, conducted ahead of the game on Saturday, 4 July, means …


Three new stops on the Athens Metro open to the public on 7 July

The Athens metro project is continuing to rejuvinate transport in the Greek capital, and will add three new metro stations to its sytem on 7 July. The Urban Rail Transport …


Dr Achillefs Kapanidis is working on a rapid diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2

Dr Achillefs Kapanidis, Professor of Biological Physics at the Department of Physics of the University of Oxford, has become known to the wider public since the COVID-19 pandemic began because …


Beloved Philia Polites passes away

We are saddened to learn of the loss of another prominent figure in our community, the beloved Philia Polites. Ms Polites, who was known for her great and long-term social …


Army experiences helped to crystallise Alick Jackomos’ lifelong stance for Aboriginal rights

In the wake of the Black LivesMatter campaign, it is worth remembering the contribution of a Greek campaigner for Aboriginal rights, Alick Jackomos, who grew up in pre-war Melbourne and …


Harlem takes charge of its own

Neos Kosmos talked to three people who are deeply invested in the providing services and building resilience in Harlem. Lloyd Williams, the President and CEO of the Greater Harlem Chamber …