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Sunday family lunches…The one Greek tradition migrants kept alive here in xenitia

If there is one tradition all Greek migrants respected and kept alive since arriving in Australia and throughout their migration history, it would certainly be the traditional Sunday lunches during …

Dialogue

75-year anniversary of the uprising nobody wants to know about

75 years ago thousands of starving Greek soldiers and sailors in the allied-controlled Mediterranean were attacked and then imprisoned in isolated desert camps in Africa when they peacefully protested to …

Dialogue

To meat or not to meat?

More and more Greek Australians are choosing a cruelty-free lifestyle, abstaining not only from eating meat but all animal products. Paul Collaros has taken his ideology one step further by …

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Japanese musician with rebetiko in his soul performs at Melbourne Rebetiko Music Festival

On the one hand you have the Japanese work ethic, subservience and fastidiousness. On the other hand you have Greek rebetika, music once despised and marginalised within the hashish dens …

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Agios Efstratios, an ideal island to forget to bring an iPhone charger to

Sometimes, it’s all about the risk. The risk of sailing to a quiet island with no advertised hotel and certainly it’s a risk to sail on what appears to be …

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 …

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Zac Adraneia’s travels lead to wanderlust, introspection and philosophy

When people’s travels transform into journeys, the impact can be undoubtedly life-changing. Whether it be epiphany of one experience or the cumulative impact in a series of experiences, travel enriches …

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Greek Australian director works on Mumbai film and opens up about his biculturalism

Before directing his debut feature ‘Hotel Mumbai’, Greek Australian director Anthony Maras had made several short films which upon their release were met with numerous accolades and awards. But it …

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Two Greek Australians produce their own ouzo in Australia

When 25-year-old Greek Australian Nick Iconomos and his 50-year-old uncle Peter Kozno, decided to produce Greece’s signature drink down under, they never anticipated that within a few months from production, …

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The purest skincare from the Heart of Mount Athos launches in Australia

What if you could get your hands on Hippocrates’ prescriptions for skincare and have them made with the purest ingredients, unspoiled by pollution and pesticides, sourced from virgin locations? Wouldn’t …