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10 Places to visit in Athens if you like design and architecture

1 STAVROS NIARCHOS FOUNDATION CULTURAL CENTRE The Stavro Niarchos Foundation first announced the creation of this gift to the Greek people in 2006, before construction started in 2012. The $596-million …

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Amphipolis may be open to visitors to northern Greece by 2021

Casta Tomb in the Amphipolis region in northern Greece may soon be open to the public following a visit by Greek Culture and Sports Minister Lina Mendoni. She said that the …

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‘Greek artists don’t play by the rules,’ says prominent art dealer Stavros Mihalarias

Stavros Mihalarias, one of Greece’s most prominent art restorer and dealer (who also creates semi-abstract sculptures of coloured steel), started off his career as an icon restorer in 1960, working …

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The Griffin Warrior unlocks the secrets of the Mycenaean civilisation

According to Archeology magazine, published by the Archaeological Institute of America, the discovery of a man’s grave filled with more than 2,000 artefacts outside the Palace of Nestor in Pylos, on the …

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Pallaconian Youth present art and live music night tonight

The Youth Committee of the Pallaconian Brotherhood ‘Leonidas’ in Brunswick are hosting a live music and art exhibition on 14 September. Four young artists will display their diverse paintings, touching …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 12 September onward

NATIONAL NAXATRAS LIVE Psychedelic Space Rock Revolutionaries NAXATRAS from Greece make their debut in Australia this month, hitting SYDNEY: LazyBones Lounge Restaurant & Bar on Thursday 12 September, The Vanguard …

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Immigration Museum proposed name change seems to be off the table

Neos Kosmos on the 3rd of August reported on a proposed name change for the Immigration Museum. The uproar arose after a Herald Sun report, indicated the Immigration Museum was …

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10 interesting Greeks in Australia’s global creative industry

1 Peter Polites Peter Polites, the writer from Western Sydney, is hot property in Australia’s literary landscape. Polites’ writing has been described by author, Maxine Beneba Clarke as “unpretentious, spare, …

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George Devine Treloar, hero of refugees from Pontus, honoured with Sturt Street statue

More than 200 people gathered at Ballarat on Sunday for the unveiling of a monument in honour of courageous soldier George Devine Treloar, a little known Victorian saviour of refugees …

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Exhibition on rare Trebizond Alexander Romance Codex opens in Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life and works of Alexander the Great – Codex 5 of the Venice Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Studies – has been …