Mary Sinanidis

Dialogue

The gutsiest, ballsiest Greek women of them all

Is International Women’s Day really necessary? The very fact that the celebration exists is an oxymoron as we celebrate equality by singling out a gender – and this by its …

Life

“Greeks. Romioi. Greek Australians” on display – Who are we now?

Back in the Seventies, a fellow fifth grader – a diasporan like myself – asked me what part of Greece I was from. “I was born in Constantinople,” I said. …

Life

You’re mistaken if you think that the Lonsdale Street Greek Festival is just about having a good time

Souvlaki sizzled on Lonsdale Street on Saturday, Paschalis concocted his mastiha cocktails and the dancers donned their carnival gear for some tomfoolery around the streets… There was laughter and joy …

News

244,765 immigrants caught in Australian citizenship limbo

Two years have passed since Labor MP Julian Hill, member for the Victorian seat of Bruce, started pressing Peter Dutton for reasons as to why there were huge delays in …

Life

She wanted kids to learn Greek – so she became a Youtuber [VIDEO]

The world has become a global village, but this hasn’t made it any easier for third and fourth generation children of the diaspora to be fluent in Greek. If anything, …

News

Greek and Skopjian diaspora united in condemnation of Prespes agreement

After more than 25 years and countless of rounds of UN-mediated talks, the governments of Greece and the FYROM finally announced they had agreed to end the row over what …

Update in our newsroom: English editor comes to a place of ‘home’

After my first week in Melbourne and just three days in the offices of Neos Kosmos as the new editor of the English edition, it has become clear that the …