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Maria Strintzos: The Mother of Tigray

If there could be a photo next to the definition of ‘humanism’ in the dictionary, it would be that of Maria Strintzos. For 30 years, she has stood beside the …

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Another dream becomes reality; Greek Australians deliver more medical equipment to Greece

The members of the Australian Hellenic Medical Charity Inc. (AHMCI) – conceptualised and registered in 2015 with a sole purpose of raising funds to support hospitals in Greece -witnessed another …

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Greek matriarch reaches major milestone in a long life

She turned 99 this month and Eleni Xydias  has big progeny to sing her praises: Six children, 17 grandchildren, 28 greatgrandchildren, and three great great grandchildren and a several lifetimes …

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She is 80 and she still nurses her vocation to help others

She is 80 and her zest for life is undimmed. The eyes are bright and miss very little and the wisdom of years tempers the energy  that sparkles from that …

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Greek Orthodox Church seeks to connect and empower the youth

The world has vastly changed in the last 50 years, let alone the past century. The issues that young people are facing and having to navigate today are different to …

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Idyllic world that draws the stars to Greece

Greece with its fabulous summer weather, sparkling waters and numerous islands has long been a magnet for the rich and famous. 1 TOM HANKS AND RITA WILSON This Hollywood power …

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Orthodox church in Zimbabwe keeps flame alive with Greek community support

The churchgoers’ response to Fr George Glafcoss is immediate and their singing is spontaneous and continuous. The sound of the many voices rises above the rafters and seems to lift …

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Greek Australian Elyssia Koulouris is fast making a name for herself in Hollywood

When I meet with Elyssia Koulouris in Hawthorn, she is one week into her visit from Los Angeles. The 25-year-old is having a well-earned break catching up with loved ones, after …

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Dating? Looking for love through a mobile screen

Last decade was one of development in the way we work, think and communicate. It all started with MSN, moving on to Myspace, with Facebook having a ripple effect and …

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Denis Raftopoulos’ tailoring stands the test of time

Although the shops today are full of ready-made suits to choose from, it is not always easy to find the perfect fit, tailored to suit your measurements and style, and …