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What’s On: From 13 August on, delve into Greek flavours, live gigs, cinema and even a live drawing class

VIC SETTING SUN FESTIVAL GREEK PROGRAM Setting Sun Festival Greek Program, will go ahead at the Delphi Bank Mezzanine of the Greek Centre on Lonsdale Street. The short films selected …

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From Smyrna to Thessaloniki – In praise of Eftychia and her ‘Fanos tis Polis’ restaurant

When you travel you have many experiences, opening up and challenging your senses. Some of these are well-known but are experienced for the first time. But I think the best …

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Un/constrained – Multidisciplinary artist, Jordan Gogos presents his first solo exhibition in NSW

Based in Sydney on Gadigal land, multidisciplinary Greek Australian artist Jordan Gogos’s practice encompasses functional art and compression wall textiles, as well as his eponymous fashion label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos. …

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Vasilakakos grapples with intertextuality

Dr John Vasilakakos is a prolific and acclaimed writer and literary translator, with 25 original and 5 translated books to his credit. His work has been recognized by both the …

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On the search for the ultimate loukoumades

Yiayia is offering to quickly whip up some Loukoumades. Impossible to say no. Ancient Greek literature, specifically The Vigil by poet Kallimachus wrote that these quasi-donuts then known as honey …

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If August finds you in Greece, check out this once-in-a-year lighthouse event

A total of 28 lighthouses across Greece will be open to the public on Sunday 21 August, in celebration of International Lighthouse Day 2022. They will be open from 10:00 …

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Four Greek islands record over 1 million passengers just in July

Greeks famously use the phrase “drowned in tourists” if you ask them what an Aegean island looks like in August, the peak month of the summer season. But this year …

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Greek paganism’s Faces + Masks at the Hellenic Museum

Photographer Nikos Vavdinoudis has developed Faces + Masks a photographic series featuring the costumes of eight villages in rural Northern Greece, and the obscure but fascinating rituals associated with them. …

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What’s On: 6-13 August is full of Greek flavours, music and cinema

VIC OAKLEIGH TRAILS – THE GREEK FOOD WALKING TOUR The much anticipated Oakleigh Trail; a 40 minute walk along the restaurant and cafe-bar precinct of the most Greek suburb in …

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Chroma: Ancient sculpture reconstructed in colour at The Met

Too often when we walk through Ancient Greek sculpture exhibition in museums and see white, marble statues with sightless eyes. That’s now how our ancestors created sculpture. The new exhibit …

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