Anastasia Tsirtsakis

Features

‘Wentworth’s’ Artemis Ioannides hits the stage in sci-fi thriller

Artemis Ioannides has been a busy woman. The young actress is fresh off the back of the award-winning Australian series Wentworth, starring as Vicky Kosta, and is now on stage …

News

Greek Orthodox church seeks community assistance to keep homeless warm this winter

It has been a particularly cold winter in Melbourne. In fact winter records have been broken, and there is still a way to go. While many of us wake up …

Features

Meet the Greek Australian founder of Byzanfest, the world’s first online Orthodox Christian short film festival

It was in 2013 at the foothills of Meteora, one of the largest complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries, that Chris Vlahonasios, a longtime cinephile, was first struck with the idea …

Life

Meet the Smoking Figs, a group of Greek Australian professionals redefining their identity through music

When Con Koulouris thinks back to the 80’s, namely the year 1987, he has very fond memories. After all, it was the year he married his beloved wife of 32 …

News

Mobile phone use banned in Victorian state schools to reduce cyber bullying. But how effective will it really be?

When the bell rings to signal the start of term one at state schools across Victoria in 2020, students will be banned from using their phones until the end of …

Features

How fashion designer Effie Kats rose back to the top, smashing stereotypes on her way up

Most, if not all women, whether a size 6 or size 16, know that dreaded feeling of going shopping for a special occasion only to return home empty handed, disappointed, …

Life

Why Costa Georgiadis’ Gold Logie nomination is about a much bigger picture

When Gardening Australia‘s Costa Georgiadis heard Richard Wilkins announcing his name for not one, but two Logie nominations, best presenter and the ultimate Gold Logie, he describes the moment as …

Life

Esteemed chef David Tsirekas brings homely favourites to Greek winter menu in Moonee Ponds

On Saturday night, select guests were invited to enjoy a VIP dinner at Zeus Street Greek in Moonee Ponds, showcasing the eatery’s new winter menu. Evoking the feel of a …

Life

Mary Norris: ‘One of the things that you learn from Greek, it teaches you to appreciate nature’

Mary Norris has been making headlines in recent months, following the release of her second book ‘Greek To Me’, in which the retired copy editor of The New Yorker shares …

Life

A natural anti-ageing alternative to Botox

I’ve been noticing it for some time now, and I expect you have too. Line-free, shiny foreheads; sculpted faces with all too prominent cheekbones; pumped up lips. These days it’s …