Zoe Thomaidou

Life

Greek Film Festival set to close this weekend with a blast of laughter

Step one, take a moment to bring to mind your most eventful outing in a Greek taverna. A night where you probably had a few…more drinks than usual. Next, allow …

Life

‘Epiphany’, a film set in a Greek sponge diving town in the US, hits the big screen at the 26th GFF

Illuminating Greek culture in a non-stereotypical fashion is rare in the film industry, but sisters Koula Sossiadis Kazista and Katina Sossiadis have aspired to break this cinematic mould. The duo’s …

News

Has the Greek crisis been a catalyst for social change?

This week, members of the diaspora were briefed on social changes resulting from the economic crisis in Greece and how a new wave of philanthropy can help tackle challenges facing …

Life

Hospitality industry genius returns to nature

In a farm just a few minutes outside Geelong, Diamond Rozakeas and her Mulberry Group partners Nathan Toleman and Ben Clark are setting the foundation for Melbourne’s new favourite wellness …

News

‘Prioritising family’ and an ‘exciting’ professional opportunity, the reasons behind Dalidakis’ resignation

The decision made by former Victorian minister Philip Dalidakis to resign from parliament this week, was reportedly a shock for many. The 43-year-old Greek Australian was elected in the first …

Features

The Greek tale behind Melbourne’s iconic Capitol Theatre

News about the reopening of Melbourne’s Capitol Theatre this month was received with great enthusiasm by a diverse audience: city officials, academics and the intelligentsia, business people to art aficionados …

News

First Greek Australian woman appointed to superior court launches $100,000 scholarship in memory of her father

Queensland graduates will have the opportunity to pursue postgraduate studies at the world-renowned Cambridge University under a new scholarship program established by Justice Anthea Philippides, Judge of Appeal of the …

News

Honouring Samuel Symons, the Victorian healthcare champion volunteer who battled cancer for 23 years

“You can’t change what’s happening inside you with cancer. So what you need to do, is try and fix everything else around you.” Samuel Symon’s inspiring quote featured in the …

Life

‘Taxithi’ makes its South Australian debut

‘Taxithi – An Australian Odyssey’, a show which has won the hearts of the audience and received rave reviews nationwide, premieres in South Australian next month, at the Adelaide Cabaret …

Life

‘Romiosini and Beyond’, a resounding success in Melbourne

Melbourne’s audience warmly welcomed the production of ‘Romiosini and Beyond’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday. Many came to enjoy the ‘giants’ perform the work by Mikis Theodorakis with …