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Multicultural art exhibition exploring globalisation to open in Melbourne

Art plays a significant role in creating dialogue of substance. Tapping into this notion, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is set to launch its latest exhibition titled Destinations, which …

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When Leonard Cohen made his debut at a tavern in Hydra

One of the most picturesque islands of Greece, Hydra became the focus of attraction for a community of international artists who settled there in the 1950s and 1960s. From acclaimed …

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‘Astroman’ takes us back to the 1980s

Whether you are a kid of the ’80s or just among the many who despite not growing up in that era still feel mysteriously attracted to it, Astroman is your …

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The weight plan changing lives

Maria Akritidis remembers when she was at her heaviest. Exhausted, just getting out of bed most mornings was a struggle, let alone walking up a flight of stairs, and as …

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Two Greek bars amongst the world’s best

It is no secret that the financial crisis has had quite the effect on Greece’s culinary and bar scene over the last decade. The need to survive has spiked creativity, …

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Multicultural art exhibition exploring globalisation to open in Melbourne

Art plays a significant role in creating dialogue of substance. Tapping into this notion, the Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is set to launch its latest exhibition titled Destinations, which …

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Curtain opens on 25th Greek Film Festival

The Delphi Bank 25th Greek Film Festival kicked off in Melbourne on Wednesday night with director Pantelis Voulgaris’ gripping historical drama The Last Note (2017). Starring Andreas Konstantinou, the film …

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Greek exceptionalism and the ‘Holy Greek family’

Dimitris Papanikolaou is Associate Professor in Modern Greek and Fellow of St. Cross College, Oxford University, UK. Papanikolaou’s research focuses on the ways Modern Greek literature opens a dialogue with …

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Want to be happy? Then live like a Stoic for a week

What have the Romans ever done for us? Well, obviously the roads – the roads go without saying. How about guidance for how to live in the 21st century? That …

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One night in Chios

The moment I was told there was no café to buy a freddo espresso, or a bakery to buy a bougatsa (how good are they?), I knew the village of …