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Melina was an incredible voice in Greek women’s movement, says US-based academic

With the Ministry of Culture in Greece announcing 2020 as the Year of Melina Mercouri it was only natural for ESTIA to focus on the contribution of the iconic actor, …

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Greek Australian Malamo Carras, who stood in as Aliki Vougiouklaki’s body double, celebrates 80th birthday

Malamo (Mitsi) Carras celebrated a milestone birthday in Brisbane last week with her husband, Neos Kosmos correspondent John Karra. Aside from her connection to the newspaper, her 80th birthday has …

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Stop posing for your wedding photos: Elena Haralabaki explains why

“Please groom, hug the bride. Tilt your head a little bit to the right. Smile. Look at her. Come parents of the bride. Dad, kiss the bride. Let’s go again. …

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‘I need to feel whole’: Cypriot woman in search of twin she thought was deceased

On 20 December, 1965, a woman gave birth to twin baby girls in Athens, Greece. But amid the joy there was heartbreak – the mother was informed that one of …

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Heading to the Antipodes Festival this year? Giota Negka invites you to ‘come with an open heart’

We are just a week away from the Greek Festival comeback, but for Giota Negka and her team the countdown for the first visit Down Under started months ago. True …

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Indie rock band Sienna Wild’s Louis Goutos on evolving as a band and finding their sound

Fans across Australia have just been treated to the latest offering by Melbourne-based Indie rock band Sienna Wild. Speaking to bass guitarist and vocalist, Louis Goutos after their first national …

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Readers respond well to call for stories of old Yarraville

The response from Neos Kosmos readers to provide information about the Greek community of Yarraville has been very encouraging for Olympia Koziaris who is compiling a history of the Melbourne …

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Ambitious Greek teaches English to the Vietnamese

The story of Kostas Sylligardos is one of travel, ambition and discovery of the business world. All that until he was finally able to find his own personal “promised land” …

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Beyond Calombaris: Is the hospitality industry sustainable? The consensus is no

With administrators having been called in to take over George Calombaris’ Made Establishment, its 18 eateries and some 500 employees, criticism of the controversial underpayment of $7.83 million to staff …

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Melbourne community president to talk at Delphi Economic Forum

It is one of the biggest economic conferences in the Mediterranean region and it is growing. This year, the president of the Greek Community of Melbourne will be one of …