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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 …

Life

Sooshi Mango spreads the joy of laughter through their ‘ethnic’ skits

Growing up next door to the ‘Greek’ suburb of Oakleigh in Melbourne, it is not surprising that the hilarious trio Sooshi Mango went viral with their first ever Greek-themed clip …

Life

‘The Taverna’ invites you to a hilariously chaotic night at a Greek restaurant – Sound familiar?

Ask any person of Greek background for memories linked to a taverna outing, and chances are you will hear at least one story reminiscent of a family or otherwise intimate …

Life

Click all your worries away with komboloi beads

“I will do away with the watch And I will get a komboloi, So I can count the sorrows and the sighs. Song “Roloi, Komboloi”, debut singer Grigoris Bithikotsis Not …

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Krazy Kon conjures historic first for Greek music on Aussie charts

Over the years DJ Krazy Kon has developed a history of putting Greek music on to the Australian charts but he has even surpassed himself this week when his 24th …

Life

International call for entries to the Athens Photo Festival

There are just a few days left for photographers to submit their work to the Athens Photo Festival 2020. The selected works will be exhibited from 16 Septembet to 15 …

Life

In the heart of Footscray, Nick Tsiligiris’ kindness shines on

Nick Tsiligiris’ gentle smile brightens up the corner of Leeds street in Footscray, very close to where his iconic shop ‘Olympic Doughnuts’ was situated for more than three decades. His …

Life

COVID-19 won’t stop GCM resuming history and culture seminars online

After a COVID-19 induced hiatus the Greek Community of Melbourne is to resume is History and Culture Public Seminar series on online formats every two weeks beginning on 25 June …

Life

Melbourne artist honours patriotic Cypriot-Australian boy 100 years on

Renowned Cypriot-Australian artist and graphic designer George Petrou has honoured a little-known story of patriotism and tragedy from 100 years ago – the story of Hector Vasyli. Hector Vasyli was …

Life

After coronavirus: Global youth reveal that the social value of art has never mattered more

Health and government officials around the globe are slowly and ever-so-tentatively moving to relax lockdowns due to coronavirus. In Canada, where the possibility of health-care collapse seems to have been …