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Why upcoming Greek Australian comedian Anthony Locascio is more than just a ‘wog’ boy

They hate me,” Anthony Locascio tells me as he laughs about the thousands of Greeks in Greece who didn’t take too well to one of his comedy routines that he …

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A tulip wonderland in the Dandenong Ranges

With people increasingly living their lives at a faster pace, the opportunity to escape the hustle and bustle of city life can undoubtedly bring welcome relief. Organisers of the 2018 …

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‘Polyxeni’ is Greece’s official contender for the Oscars

Polyxeni, a period drama about a twelve-year-old orphan Greek girl that was separated from her younger brother in 1955, when a prominent Greek Constantinopolite couple adopted her is Greece’s selection …

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The youngest ever editor in chief of Vogue is Greek

Twenty-nine year old Thaleia Karafyllidou, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the soon to be launched Vogue Greece by Condé Nast International, becoming the youngest editor to ever head the international …

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A children’s book explaining the ‘butterflies in the stomach’ sensation

Looking for a one-way ticket to the world of imagination where your little one can discover valuable life lessons? That’s what the launch of Monika Athanasiou’s first book in Melbourne …

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Ode to terroir: Tinos revealed

A few months ago in my article Greek wine: rising and falling trends for 2018′ published on my website, I mentioned the following: “Since Santorini is unique, with its unprecedented …

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Seeing the world through a bat’s eyes

If you visit the Force of Nature exhibition, opening today at the Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, you can’t miss Laki Sideris’ work. Titled Sonar Sight, it is a gigantic photo …

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The bra design shaking up the lingerie industry

Being a woman comes with its challenges; gender inequality across various sectors, periods, pregnancy, and even breasts. According to reports, it is estimated almost 80 per cent of women around …

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The most extensive, comprehensive anthology of Modern Greek poetry in English

Greek Canadian, Manolis Aligizakis is a poet of considerable lyrical achievements. Born in Crete, he emigrated to Vancouver in 1973 where he worked in various fields as an iron worker, …

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Lanthimos’ film ‘The Favourite’ lives up to its title at Venice Film Festival

Director Yorgos Lanthimos is continuing to make a name for himself, his latest film The Favourite taking out two major prizes at The 75th Venice International Film Festival. The historical …