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An Australian sun shined on Anzac Day in Athens

Anzac Day morning in Athens this year opened with a clear and brilliant sunny day. It reminded me of the comments of the Australian soldiers who came to the city …

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Lemnos Gallipoli Heritage Trail announced

This week saw the announcement of the creation of the Lemnos Gallipoli Heritage Trail on the northern Aegean island of Lemnos. The announcement was made by Melbourne’s Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative …

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From South Gippsland to Lemnos

Late last year I was standing in the old Memorial Hall at Koonwarra in South Gippsland looking at a photograph of a young digger – one part of the Hellenic …

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Slow boat to Selino

On a late afternoon in early spring there aren’t many passengers disembarking the Samaria ferry at the windswept jetty. The sun is setting and the tiny harbour is in shadow …

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Dimitra Koriozos’ fashion and photographic narratives

Looking back, Dimitra Koriozos says there was an obvious interest in photography from a young age, with vivid memories of trawling fashion editorials; images that would stay with her for …

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A Greek Anzac story

Next week people around the world will pay their respects to the fallen Anzacs [on Anzac Day we commemorate the soldiers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps], and …

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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 …