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‘Hypertourism’ puts strain on Santorini’s unique environment

Santorini has fallen victim to its own success and the Greek government is looking at ways to ease the situation before the island buckles under the strain of looking after …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 16 January onward

41ST DELPHI BANK SEMAPHORE GREEK FESTIVAL Adelaide’s two-day festival celebrating all things Greek is back for 2020. The iconic Delphi Bank Semaphore Greek Festival will once again be run by …

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Greek Australian social media prankster faces court for RackaRacka underwater stunt

Michael Alexander Philippou has faced court following a stunt for his popular RackaRacka YouTube channel where he drove a car filled with water to a local bottle shop. The Adelaide …

Remembering Aboriginal Australians ahead of Australia Day

The Day of Mourning, a protest held by Aboriginal Australians on 26 January, first began in 1938. Since then, the anniversary of the arrival of the first fleet of British …

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Greece extends honorary citizenship to Tom Hanks’ family

Actor and philhellene Tom Hanks was granted honorary Greek citizenship just last month by President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Now the offer has been extended to Hanks’ wife, …

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The ancient city of Oeniadae

The site of the ancient city of Oeniadae, in the regional unit of Aetolia-Acarnania in Greece, boasts one of the best preserved shipyards of the antiquity. An important city in …

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Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat receives Oscar nomination for ‘Little Women’

Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards are in, and among the talent is Greek-French composer Alexandre Desplat. He has been nominated for Best Original Score for film Little Women directed …

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Photos of the week: Bushfires dominate art and photography

The teary koala The bushfire crisis has caused trauma to children in Australia, however youngsters around the world also feel affected by the tragedy. Little Electra Skamago, who lives in …

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Greek director George Lanthimos adds his signature style to Gucci campaign

Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, known for his Academy Award-nominated films such as The Favourite and The Lobster, directed Gucci’s new Spring/Summer 2020 advertising campaign. The impressive project features horses walking …

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Lefcadian Brotherhood celebrate arrival of new year in style

The Lefcadians of Melbourne gathered at the Lefcadian Brotherhood centre to welcome 2020 on the evening of December 31. Despina Varveris, the president of The Lefcadian Brotherhood “Lefcada”, said that …