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Revealing the unseen sides of Thessaloniki

Someone once told me that everyone has a story; you just have to know the right questions to ask. This is a concept that photographer Nicki Upstairs (the professional name …

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Small farming for big change

When the crisis looming over Greece showed the first signs of what was about to ensue, there were many who remained hopeful that, at least, this would allow for Greeks …

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George Ellis: ‘Conducting Markopoulos is more special than Beethoven, Mozart and Tchaikovsky’

George Ellis has great passion for Yannis Markopoulos and considers him to be one of the great Greek composers alongside Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hadjidakis, and Stavros Xarhakos. Ellis has conducted, …

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Gallipoli: what the Hellenic town means for Greek, ANZAC, British and Turkish people

Gallipoli means many things to many people and countries. To the Turks it is considered a defining moment for Kemal Ataturk and modern Turkey; to the British, yet another example …

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Replicar Hellas: Vintage cars made in Greece

Ilias Gaganelis, a Greek mechanic of Pontian origin, born and raised in Germany, moved to Greece with his family in 2007 to pursue his dream. He is the founder of …

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‘Greece is doing better than Australia on gender equality’

Women’s issues have been brought to the forefront recently and claim a much-deserved space in the public discourse. But for all the talk of feminism getting into a very public …

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House of Pan: A call to open up your senses and embrace Greekness

When Marie Christou thinks about what it means to be Greek, the first word that comes to mind is ‘passion’ – followed by ‘history’ and ‘culture’, that quickly come out …

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Why the A-League needs South Melbourne

Sunday 4 April 2004 is the day the bell tolled for the National Soccer League (NSL). The Grand Final between Parramatta Power and Perth Glory ended the NSL’s 27-year reign …

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Two-year-old Greek Australian boy is the youngest drummer in the world

Born in December 2015, two-year-old Matt Karaberidis from Port Lincoln in South Australia has become the new internet sensation as he claims the honour of being the youngest and most …

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Angelo Tsarouchas and George Zacharopoulos explore how defying their Greekness is mostly a pointless exercise at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Greek Canadian Angelo Tsarouchas and Greek-born George Zacharopoulos may share a vocation and an ethnicity, but what truly unites them and the many Greeks of the diaspora is a certain …