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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 8 August onward

VIC  OPEN JAM – GREEK FUSION BEATS This Friday 9 August OPEN JAM ‘Καφενειο‘ presents a journey from Crete to the urban streets of Melbourne at Bar Open (317 Brunswick St, …

Life

Rhodes-Bodrum sister jazz festivals jam with a message of peace across Greece and Turkey

The Rhodes International Jazz Festival of Rhodes and the Bodrum Jazz Festival just 96 kilometres away in Turkey, have announced a collaboration as sister festivals. The ferry distance between the …

Features

The passionate, poetic voice of Luka Lesson Haralampou

With the 2019 High School Certificate approaching later this year and his performance poem, ‘May Your Pen Grace the Page’, being a core text for Year 12 English’s Module C …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 1 August onward

VIC  MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) kicks off today, 1-18 August at the refurbished Capitol Theatre. The program features 382 films and 31 premieres. Among them …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 25 July onward

VIC OPEN SEMINAR: GREEK FOLK SONGS: THE BRIDGE OF ARTA This Thursday, 25 July head to the Greek Centre (168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne) to see Dr Stephie Nikoloudis give a …

Life

Blind muso Paul Kapeleris receives standing ovation on ‘Australia’s Got Talent’

Australia’s Got Talent begins on Sunday and it’s bound to be the most exciting season to date. Amongst the many talents and prodigies that participate and battle it out for …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 18 July onward

VIC GREEK TAVERN NIGHT AT ELENI’S Eleni’s Kitchen + Bar (28 Anderson St, Yarraville) is hosting a Greek tavern night this Friday 19 July at 7.00-10.00 pm. Experience the best of Greek …

Dialogue

A loving tribute to Nikolaos Tsiaskas

My earliest recollection of life is sitting on my grandmother’s porch at pre-school age, working my way through the Grade 1 music book, playing my tiny red accordion that was …

Life

The 19-year-old Greek Australian bouzouki player who is a rising star on the music scene

If you were to meet Harrison Giavris, there’s a good chance his bouzouki wouldn’t be too far away. At 19, Giavris is a rising star in the Greek music scene, …

Life

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

VIC ‘THALASSA’ ART EXHIBITION Stella Zicopoulos-Greig’s latest solo exhibition of oil paintings ‘Thalassa’ explores the artist’s cultural identity and lifelong relationship with the sea. As a child of Greek migrants, …