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Kaliopi Stavropoulos: ‘Music saved my life’

Kaliopi Stavropoulos has kept her first guitar, the one she started playing when she was just a child, the scratch marks on one side paying testament to the difficulty she …

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Seven Greek-owned restaurants make the cut among Australia’s top 100

It’s that time of year again, when restaurateurs wait with bated breath to find out how they fare in contrast to other eateries across the country. This week, The Australian …

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Turns out the ‘Greek’ island in ‘Mamma Mia 2’ is not so Greek after all

The anticipated Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is set to premiere in the United States on 19 July. Directed by Ol Parker, most of the stars from the first …

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Dativah Nitsios and her husband James organise the most ‘daventurous’ tours to Africa

Dativah Nitsios is one of the most active women within the community sector in New South Wales. Her resume includes an array of accomplishments promoting and elevating the virtues of …

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Bringing communities together though Grandma’s songs

The healing power of music and its potential to foster cross-cultural contact was celebrated at an event held last Tuesday at Melbourne’s Museo Italiano. ‘Lullabies and laments: a song circle’ …

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William Kreatsoulas creates Greek emojis

Whether you’re craving a Frappé or celebrating a birthday, there’s a Kalimoji for that. But what exactly is a Kalimoji? It was about a year ago when Greek American William …

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Lesvos Ouzo Festival begins on Friday

The Lesvos island ‘Ouzo Fest’ has become one of the most well-attended events of its kind in Greece. With high temperatures kicking in and arrivals on the northern Aegean island …

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Nia Vardalos and Ian Gomez part ways after 25 years of marriage

Nia Vardalos, 55, has confirmed that she has filed for divorce from her husband Ian Gomez, 53, citing irreconcilable differences. The Greek American writer and actress, who became an international …

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Gucci goes to Mykonos

Mykonos’ newly-renovated luxury boutique Nammos Village, is high end fashion’s hottest spot this summer. Proudly sitting at -if not one of the most idyllic- certainly the most popular beach on …

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Katherine Kizilos, the first person of Greek background to be employed at The Age, hits back with a new novel

The intersection of indigenous Australians and migrant communities in this country is a story that longs to be told. Katherine Kizilos, an Australian writer of Greek background has made an …