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Greece launches unique ‘Health First’ tourism campaign

The Tourism Ministry in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organisation have launched the “Destination Greece Health First” campaign. This campaign aims to promote tourism to Greece while also giving …

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Yiasou Pappou kai Yiayia project aims to inspire student to record precious memories

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the world into chaos and put the brakes on our “normal” way of life. Nikolaos Kiannies, the Deputy Principal of St Nicholas Greek school of …

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And now for something completely new… Baklava milkshake

Who would’ve ever thought that one way to consume a baklava would be to stick in a plastic cup and drink it up with a straw..? Not many, that’s for …

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The top ten of philanthropists who gave to build up the Greek state

1. George Sinas (1783-1856) Greek entrepreneur and banker George Sinas’ greatest donation to Greece was the financing of the Athens National Observatory to Greece, designed by acclaimed Danish architect Theophil …

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Trikala: The first wedding to be broadcast live to Australia (Video)

Stefanos Mavromatis and Sotiria Urda’s relatives in Australia were able to attend their wedding in Greece and celebrate with them as if they were present. The wedding took place a …

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Primary Sources, and Their Power

Savvas Koktzoglou is a retired mechanical engineer, a Greek American from Chicago, Illinois. He is a native of Drama, in Greece’s province of Macedonia, a child of Pontic Greeks from …

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Koraly Dimitriadis awarded Creative Victoria’s grant helping independent artists affected by COVID-19 impacts

Cypriot-Australian poet, writer, actress and performer Koraly Dimitriadis has been awarded a grant by Creative Victoria. Ms Dimitriadis will be using her $5,000 grant for “creative development and publication of …

Features

Dr Achillefs Kapanidis is working on a rapid diagnostic test for SARS-CoV-2

Dr Achillefs Kapanidis, Professor of Biological Physics at the Department of Physics of the University of Oxford, has become known to the wider public since the COVID-19 pandemic began because …

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Top 10 of Greek cheeses

Each region boasts its own variations of cheese. Most will be made with sheep and/or goat’s milk – 30 percent goat’s milk is the recommended maximum when combined – because …

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Army experiences helped to crystallise Alick Jackomos’ lifelong stance for Aboriginal rights

In the wake of the Black LivesMatter campaign, it is worth remembering the contribution of a Greek campaigner for Aboriginal rights, Alick Jackomos, who grew up in pre-war Melbourne and …