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It’s carnival time in Greece – let the capers begin

Carnival (apokries) revelry kicked off in Greece on 17 February with fascinating traditions being revived around the country. There’s everything from colourful parades and masquerades to fertility rites that allude …

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Christodoulou: “To be 17 and to be involved in a second Grand Final is an amazing feeling”

Sydney FC’s W-League defender Angelique Christodoulou was not daunted at the prospect of marking Perth Glory’s in-form superstar Sam Kerr at yesterday’s Grand Final. Christodoulou, 17 is daughter of former …

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Polias: Stacjic sacking was hard to deal with.

Ahead of yesterday’s Grand Final Sydney FC Captain Teresa Polias opened up to Neos Kosmos about a W-League campaign that was rocked by the sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stacjic. …

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How the Anzac Memorial honours Greeks

When you walk through the renovated NSW Anzac Memorial and enter the new Hall of Service you come across an Oculus where beneath lies soil collected from 100 battle sites. …

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Seven strategies for cultural diversity in the workplace

Dr Dimitria Groutsis, author of the Beyond the Pale report, has researched cultural diversity in the workplace. In her research, she found how culturally diverse people could break the cement …

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Ten years after, no comfort for grieving mother

It was 7 February 2009. After a decade of drought, Victoria’s flora had turned into flammable material. The Bureo of Meteorology had predicted a temperature of 44 degrees and the …

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‘The Old Greeks’, a multimedia exploration of migration

Drawing on the events surrounding the arrival of his family in Australia, Professor of Film Studies Dr George Kouvaros created his book – The Old Greeks: Cinema, Photography, Migration – to explore …

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Mobile laundry van Ithaca Laundry washes clothes of Athens homeless

In the streets of Athens, people holding laundry bags start forming a line behind the white van with ‘Ithaca Laundry’ emblazoned on the side. Each person comes to the back …

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A new source of drinking water: fruit and vegetables

The bottle is crystal clear, as is its content. The label reflects the current trends in graphic design – clear lines, simple big, bold capital letters, the full hipster aesthetic. …

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Bird’s-eye view of Greece, stunning settings from up high [PHOTOGRAPHS]

Those interested in aerial photography are sure to be familiar with the name Costas Spathis. Based in Athens, the Greek architect turned photographer has quickly made a name for himself, …