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Share your skills and explore ideas at the Greek Youth Summit

Greek-Australians across the nation are gearing up for the Greek Youth Generator’s (GYG) Greek Youth Summit. Now don’t let the name of the event fool you, people of all ages …

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Join Dr Roslynne Bell’s lecture on the mythological Amazons in Greek Art

On Thursday 5 August, Associate Research Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne, Dr Roslynne Bell, will present the online lecture Warriors, Weapons, …

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Can Greece’s tourism industry survive COVID-19? Join the conversation via Zoom

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in conjunction with the Consulate General of Greece in Sydney, invite us to another Zoom conference as part of the Greek Australian Dialogue …

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Kostis Palamas and the anthem for the Olympic Games

The modern Olympics were established in the late 19th century, thanks to the efforts of a movement led by Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee, who wished …

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Old Acropolis Museum set to be refurbished

Work has begun to refurbish the old Acropolis Museum near the iconic Parthenon temple, and turn it into an exhibition space. The 3.5-million-euro project is being funded by the regional …

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The end of the “sweet” era for Hellas Cakes

The end of Hellas Cakes, Melbourne’s iconic Greek pastry shop, has struck a chord in the heart of the Greek community. Generations of Greeks grew up with sweet memories of …

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Sneakerhead Chris Karathanasis finds value selling his collection online

When American basketball legend Michael Jordan first put his name to a pair of Nike Air shoes in the 1985 did he imagine he would spawn a $2.1 billion industry …

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After 25 years in Australia, he returned to Greece to breathe life into his island

Jimmy Sklavenitis, who was born on Meganisi – a remote secluded islet a little to the east of the island of Lefkada – was just 17 years old when, in …

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What’s On 22 July – 29 July

QLD ST PARASKEVI FESTIVAL Following the panegyric Holy Liturgy, the Parish of St Paraskevi Taigum will honour the national anniversary by presenting a talk on the topic of how other …

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Biography of enigmatic journalist sheds bright light on dark period of Greek and US history

“The Greek Connection: The Life of Elias Demetracopoulos and the Untold Story of Watergate” by James H Barron is a much-acclaimed book that more than accomplishes the seemingly impossible task …

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