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Helena Paparizou pays heartfelt tribute to Marie Fredriksson on The Voice

Marie Fredriksson’s death at the age of 61 last Monday sent shock ripples throughout the world, and Greece was not exception. The Voice of Greece judge Helena Paparizou payed a …

Features

Greek Orthodoxy crossing paths with alt rock? Yes, it’s happened!

Beware of Darkness is probably not your typical alt rock band and a few things can testify that. Their beginnings were not run-of-the-mill. Having started at a studio garage, they …

Life

Blind singer and pianist Paul Kapeleris to take centre stage this Christmas

It’s hard to believe that just six years ago, Paul Kapeleris didn’t consider himself much of a singer. So much so that when he told his mum he would be …

News

Greek Orthodox Byzantine chants gain Unesco recognition

This week the Byzantine chant, or psaltic art, as practiced in Greece and Cyprus, has been added to Unesco’s Representitive List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Unesco report …

Life

Successful music artist Vassy claims to be a ‘proud Greek’!

The name Vassy has come to be among the most well-known within the Electric Dance Music (EDM) industry. After a series of successful of collaborations with worldwide performers and DJ’s, …

Features

Nick Kozakis: the Greek Aussie director behind the clip for record breaking song ‘Dance Monkey’

When Nick Kozakis was approached to create the video clip for Dance Monkey by independent Aussie talent Tones and I, he could never have anticipated the song’s projected popularity. Since …

Life

Young Greek Australian dreams of representing Greece at Eurovision

Earlier this year, Leea Nanos was one of 10 performers selected to compete in Eurovision – Australia Decides to represent Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest. Though she wasn’t the …

Life

‘The Greek mentality is still a free one,’ says world-famous Canadian pianist Alain Lefevre who purchased Athens home

World-renowned French born Canadian classical pianist and composer Alain Lefevre purchased a place in Greece in 2015, a long-time dream, years after his first ‘coup de foudre’ for the country …

Life

Rebetiko Jam: Get your Greek on every Wednesday at the Triakosia

A jam between friends of rebetiko which was born last April as the brainchild of Con Kalamaras and Wayne Simmons has evolved into a weekly event that is always booked …

Life

Thousands of dollars spent on mountain of flowers at Velissaris, Griva, Kokkonis concert

Attendees of the Yiorgos Velissaris concert in Melbourne had a big start to the public holiday. Over 700 Greek Australians filled Grand Star Reception and Convention Centre, and danced the …