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Yiota Nega to headline upcoming Greek Festivals in Melbourne and Sydney

While the official announcement is still pending, Neos Kosmos can reveal that Yiota Nega is the artist who will headline Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street Greek Festival and Sydney’s Greek Festival coming …

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Playmobil, games with Greece’s 1821 Greek War of Independence

An exhibition at the National Historical Museum of Athens kicked off on Tuesday with key events from the 1821 Greek War of Independence depicted using Greek Playmobil figurines and accessories. …

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Acclaimed Greek designer Sophia Kokosalaki loses the battle with cancer

Sophia Kokosalaki, famous for her elegant, Ancient Greece-inspired designs died on Sunday at the age of 47, not long after being diagnosed with cancer. Her unique clothes had graced on …

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Cruise ship becomes the largest vessel to sail through Corinth Canal in Greece [VIDEO]

Incredible images circulated on the web this week showing the largest ship ever to pass through the Corinth Canal. The 22.5-metre wide MS Braemer cruise ship passed through the canal …

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The Lemnian Community of Victoria celebrates 80 years

The Lemnian Brotherhood of Victoria, as it was originally known, was formed back in 1939 by Dimitrios Katakouzinos Blablanis, who was born in Rossopouli, Lemnos in 1886. As a young …

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The first photographs of the Acropolis

Athens, the capital of the Greek State since 1834, was a small city at the time when the first photograph had been taken of the city by Girault de Prangey …

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Athenians encouraged to take charge of their city

The Municipality of Athens plants 600 new trees every year, but estimates show that 10-40 per cent of these dry up during the summer months due to high temperatures. In …

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Mountainous Arcadia, a mythical destination in the Peloponnese

The prefecture of Arcadia, in the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece, could easily be described as a masterpiece of nature and the true heart of the region. It is the …

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Australian woman writes to Queen Elizabeth for return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

An Australian woman who wrote to Queen Elizabeth requesting her to help return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece has received a reply from Buckingham Palace. In the letter, obtained by …

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Santorini on Oxford – it’s still there

After almost 15 years, of serving mouth-watering, traditional Greek cuisine to their growing customer base, Santorini on Oxford have decided to spread their wings and move to a larger, 3-storey …