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Calombaris will not be returning to ‘MasterChef’ in 2020, and neither will his co-judges

Network 10 has announced George Calombaris will not be returning as a judge on MasterChef Australia in 2020, and neither will his co-judges Matt Preston and Gary Mehigan. Though the …

News

Newly-elected Greek PM commits to implement smoking ban in enclosed public places

Greece’s newly-elected government has committed to implement a law, banning smoking in enclosed public places. This law is of course not new; it has existed since 2008 but in over …

Life

Brisbane’s Hellenika at the Calile named Queensland’s Restaurant of the Year

A Greek restaurant in Brisbane has been named Queensland’s Restaurant of the Year in the Courier-Mail Food Awards 2019. Hellenika at the Calile owned by Simon Gloftis was awarded on Monday. …

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Kindergarten Greek language program launched in Ashburton – and more to come

Will Fowles, the member for Burwood, was effusive about the Andrews Government’s latest language initiatives at the launch of the Greek Language Program at Clever Kids Child Care in Ashburton, …

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Fronditha Care’s High Tea raises money for ‘virtual forest’ for Dementia residents

Handmade spanakopites, meatballs, Cypriot koupes, quiches, semolina cakes and cupcakes were piled high for guests at Fronditha Care’s Templestowe Fundraising Auxiliary Group High Tea. These homemade Greek delicacies were created …

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Dr Roslynne Bell’s lecture on ‘Alexander in Art: The Legend and his Legacy’

Dr Roslynne Bell, Associate Research Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, will present a lecture entitled ‘Alexander in Art: the Legend and …

Dialogue

Makis Tsitas’ prize-winning ‘God Is My Witness’ in English

The English translation of Makis Tsitas’ prize winning novel ‘God Is My Witness’ (originally published in Greek by Kichli Publishing, Athens 2013, which won the European Union Prize for literature …

Life

Artemis and Apollo twin Greek god statues unearthed on Crete

A group of small-sized sculptures depicting twin gods Artemis and Apollo will be presented by the Chania Ephorate of Antiquities on Wednesday, 24 July. The presentation, at Crete’s Archaeological Museum, …

Life

The Halloumi King debuts at UK’s Burger King

Halloumi’s popularity is continuing to grow worldwide as UK’s Burger King recently added the Halloumi Burder, described by its website as a “buttery brioche bun with freshly cut crisp lettuce, …

Features

George Tambassis: The smooth yet powerful operator

George Tambassis is not one of those who feels comfortable talking about himself and his achievements. While it was pretty clear from the start that this interview was all about …