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

NATIONAL NAXATRAS LIVE Psychedelic Space Rock Revolutionaries NAXATRAS from Greece make their debut in Australia this month, hitting SYDNEY: LazyBones Lounge Restaurant & Bar on Thursday 12 September, The Vanguard …

News

Immigration Museum proposed name change seems to be off the table

Neos Kosmos on the 3rd of August reported on a proposed name change for the Immigration Museum. The uproar arose after a Herald Sun report, indicated the Immigration Museum was …

Features

Mysteries of Medieval Mystras, Byzantium’s Indian summer and the birthplace of Modern Greece

Mystras figures less prominently in historical commentary and touristic itineraries than other Greek sites, but for profundity and for a true taste of sublime, understated beauty, it is peerless. Here …

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Delphi Bank 26th Greek Film Festival announces its 2019 program

From the poetic drama Epiphany starring AACTA award-winner Alex Dimitriades and irreverent black-comedy The Taverna, to the latest masterpiece by weird wave auteur Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster), the Delphi Bank …

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Two prominent Greek academics to give lectures in Melbourne

Greek academics Dimitris Christopoulos and Kostis Karpozilos are in Melbourne as part of a two-week tour around Australia. Apart from pit-stops in Canberra and Sydney, they’ll be stopping at the …

News

First national youth-led campaign in support of pill testing launched in Australia

Young Australians have launched a campaign calling on politicians to introduce pill testing in a bid to prevent drug overdose. The first national campaign of its kind, #BeHeardNotHarmed was launched …

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10 interesting Greeks in Australia’s global creative industry

1 Peter Polites Peter Polites, the writer from Western Sydney, is hot property in Australia’s literary landscape. Polites’ writing has been described by author, Maxine Beneba Clarke as “unpretentious, spare, …

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George Devine Treloar, hero of refugees from Pontus, honoured with Sturt Street statue

More than 200 people gathered at Ballarat on Sunday for the unveiling of a monument in honour of courageous soldier George Devine Treloar, a little known Victorian saviour of refugees …

News

George Calombaris optimistic he’ll be back on TV

It has been just over a month since it was announced that the MasterChef judges, including George Calombaris, would not be returning to the show next season after their pay negotiations …

Life

Exhibition on rare Trebizond Alexander Romance Codex opens in Thessaloniki

A unique medieval illuminated manuscript on the life and works of Alexander the Great – Codex 5 of the Venice Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and post-Byzantine Studies – has been …