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What’s On 29 October – 5 November

QLD BENDIGO BANK ITALIAN HELLENIC BUSINESS LUNCH Indulge in our custom Mediterranean cuisine with special guests the Hon. Consul of Greece in Queensland Jim Raptis, the Consul of Italy and …

Pratanos novel is a wonderful witness of Kazantzakis’ final journey to Crete

It was just over a month ago when the whole of Greece paused to pay their respects to the great Cretan composer Mikis Theodorakis. His body lay in state at …

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Shipwreck lying in sea off Peloponnese carried a load of amphorae

A shipwreck from the Classical era first, discovered in the narrow channel between the island of Kythira and Neapolis on the Peloponnese in 2019, was found to carry several amphorae, …

Call out for all artists to register on GACL’s new online directory

The Greek-Australian Cultural League (GACL) is updating its website to include a Greek-Australian artist directory (performing and visual arts) and is calling on artists to register for inclusion in the …

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Lex Marinos OAM, the ‘wog from Wagga Wagga has been advocating for cultural diversity on Australian stages and screens for half a century now

Back in June, Sydney’s lockdown may have prematurely closed Lex Marinos’ well-received Happy Days at Old Fitz Theatre, but the veteran actor has kept busy. While he patiently awaits his …

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The “Infinite Affection” that is passing down traditions through generations

Had the Melbourne lockdown not put a stop to plans, 23-year-old Luke Macaronas and 67-year-old Christos Konstantinides would having been bumping in their Melbourne Fringe Festival show Infinite Affection | …

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Ariadne’s red thread is a link to freedom from the labyrinth

Alkisti Pitsaki has devised “audio theatre”, Αριάδνη/Ariadne, as part of her MA in Theatre and Direction for the Victorian College of Arts (VCA). The 24-year-old has been through the maze …

Greek workers’ league to hold “Equinox” exhibition in November

The Greek Democritus Workers League will hold the inaugural “Equinox” art exhibition in early November at the Steps Gallery in Melbourne. The title of the exhibition is drawn from the …

Ancient Greek ‘Kallos’ ideal takes centre stage in major Athens exhibition

The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is launching a massive exhibition on Wednesday, 29 September entitled “KALLOS. The Ultimate Beauty” that features 300 ancient Greek works drawn from 52 …

St Nektarios movie breaks recent box office records in Greece and Cyprus

The film on the life of St Nektatrios, “Man of God” remains at the top of the Greek and Cyprus box offices for the fourth week in a row with …

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