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‘Hill 731’: Free film screening at Hellenic RSL

The Hellenic RSL Melbourne, will screen the historic Greek film ‘Hill 731’ at 1.30pm on 1 June at the group’s club house. The Battle on Hill 731 was a significant …

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2019 Australian Hellenic Memorial School Competition kicks off

Teaching history in a multicultural country is not an easy task, especially when you have backgrounds that have historically been at odds. To ignore historical events altogether or gloss over …

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A new museum for the new Colossus

“Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,” begins Emma Lazarus’ well-known poem affixed to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. That Greek giant, the Colossus of Rhodes, was …

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Rowers are called for tours on trireme

Olympias, the iconic ship from classical Athens is the only working model of an ancient Greek trireme. The trireme will open to visitors again this summer, giving people the opportunity …

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21 May, today is the feast day of Saints Constantine and Helen

Today is the Feast Day of Saint Constantine and Helen. It is also the name day of those named Constantine, Constantinos, Con, Connor, Tino, Dino, Dean, Constantina, Konstandina, Tina, Constance, Helen, …

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Greek Australian Cultural League to host bilingual poetry afternoon

The Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) is hosting a bilingual poetry afternoon this weekend in Melbourne. Taking place at Step Gallery in Carlton, the event’s theme is ‘Mining Experiences, Excavating …

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‘Romiosini and Beyond’, a resounding success in Melbourne

Melbourne’s audience warmly welcomed the production of ‘Romiosini and Beyond’ at the Melbourne Recital Centre on Friday. Many came to enjoy the ‘giants’ perform the work by Mikis Theodorakis with …

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Eurovision: Dutch win, Australia does well, audience members boo Greece during points announcement

Duncan Laurence from the Netherlands took home the prized trophy with his Coldplay-esque ballad score, ‘Arcade’. He won with 492 points, followed by Italy’s Mahmood and Russia’s Sergey Lazarev in …

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Scott Morrison claims victory in surprise election swing; Labor concedes defeat

Australia’s Coalition appears to have secured a shock election win on Saturday, defying expectations of a Labor victory. A powerful swing in key parts of the country put Prime Minister …

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Zuckerberg celebrates his wedding anniversary at Athens Acropolis

Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg celebrated his 7-year wedding anniversary on Friday with a trip to Greece. He and his wife, Priscilla Chan, posed in front of the Parthenon and posted …