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The Acropolis and the Parthenon in Modern Greek art, symbols of national and world heritage

A diachronic symbol of Hellenism and the fundamental principles and values of European civilization, the Parthenon is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Presented as a symbol in modern Greek art, …

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Ten Greek instruments that are music to heart and soul

1. Kithara While modern Greeks have used the word “kithara” to describe the guitar of today, the ancients would have used the word to describe the seven-stringed instrument of the …

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A modern-day symposium in the studio of acclaimed artist Joanna Kordos

A conversation with Greek Australian fine artist Joanna Kordos will lead you down many different paths of enlightenment and discovery. In light of the symposium on art that she is …

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Greek Australian artist Angela Kiki Konstantinopoulou revisits 1821 ahead of Greece’s Independence bicentenary

I have known Angela Kiki Konstantinopoulou since the age of six when we were both at Primary School. She was always interested in art and I in music. She is …

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Greek-Australian cultural industry needs to take part in the reimagining of Australia Council for the Arts

Jade Lillie has a tough job as the Head of Sector Development for the Australia Council for the Arts. She has just launched the Australia Council’s Let’s Re-Imagine Together, which …

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Lady Lash premieres her documentary tonight on NITV

Aboriginal Greek Hip Hop Jazz MC Crystal Clyne aka ‘Lady Lash’ returns to country for self-growth. Ahead of the release of her new single “Thieving Hearts” out on 14 September, …

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Melbourne poet unites film and music to make videopoem  connections online

When COVID-19 made its dreaded appearance and social/physical distancing became the new norm, poet Angela Costi sought a new way to connect her art with her audience through the online …

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American-Greek artist/designer reaches out to diaspora with his creations

A Greek San Franciscan artist is taking to the Greek diaspora to sell his uniquely designed clothing and hygienic masks through his online stores. Costa Vorrises has approached “Greek newspapers, …

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Writers of diverse ethnic backgrounds invited to enter SBS writing competition

Writers from diverse ethnic backgrounds are invited to enter the SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition which is aimed at uncovering developing emerging talent who can reflect the diversity of contemporary Australia. …

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Greek Architectural project wins global award

The unique subterranean abode of two summer homes in Greece, the Nonagriam twins, was the favourite amongst the thousands of entries from across the globe, that won the international architectural …