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Translators of Greek writers are joint winners of NSW Premier’s prize

The translators of two Greek books are the joint winners of the New South Wales Premier’s Translation Prize for 2021: Alice Whitemore for her work on Mariana Dimopulos’ novel “Imminence” …

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Another Greek-language story session at Lalor Library for the hols

The next session of the Greek Language Story time at Lalor Library will be on Saturday, 24 April as part of the school holidays. The first Greek story time session …

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The powerful and emotional story of a woman’s journey to becoming a mother

The audience listened, enthralled, as Greek Australian author Despina Meris recounted her incredible odyssey that would take her across the world, in her determination to become a mother. The event …

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Jack is my brother, he’s not heavy

Multidisciplinary artist, choreographer and endurance performer, Christos Linou has been carrying his brother Jack on his shoulders. Jack Linou a self-taught artist, heroin user, petty criminal and outsider, who died …

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“Lucky’s”: A must-read saga by Greek Australian author Andrew Pippos

“Lucky sat tucked at his kitchen table, newspaper spread across the surface, stripping rigani from the stalks. The herbs had hung inside a cupboard for a week -not long enough to properly …

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New Whitefield novel keeps focus on Limnos in the 20th Century

Tony Whitefield’s new novel “George’s Café” continues to draw on his close connections to the island of Limnos. His wife, Despina’s family originates from the island and his grandfather Henry …

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George Pavlides book launch

For 63 years George Pavlides served the community through the Cypriot Community of Apostolos Andreas and then the Greek Cypriot Parent and Youth Club. Mr Pavlides was known for his …

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40 women living in Australia recount their life story ‘like a fairy tale’

I met Mrs. Varvara Athanasiou-Ioannou from common acquaintances in August 2019 walking by our lake. She told me then, that she admired my book “Those who became one with the …

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The arrival of Greeks, for the first time on screen

“Many writers dream of having their work adapted into film”, especially if the project is undertaken by an acclaimed director they admire and respect. Not long after we spoke to …

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Pontian diet, an online presentation gives background into Pontian food culture

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Professor Thomas Savvidis will present his book, “Pontian Diet”, in an online event by the Australian Federation of Pontian Associations at 6pm on Thursday, 14 January. …

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