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‘Wentworth’s’ Artemis Ioannides hits the stage in sci-fi thriller

Artemis Ioannides has been a busy woman. The young actress is fresh off the back of the award-winning Australian series Wentworth, starring as Vicky Kosta, and is now on stage …

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Perfect pairings: Maratheftiko challenge

This time we tackle the Cypriot variety of Maratheftiko aka ‘The Stubborn Prince of Cyprus’. Maratheftiko is one of the rare varieties on this planet that refuses to self-pollinate, hence …

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One-on-one with Olympia Valance

At the end of last year, the Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) launched its Ambassadors for Multiculturalism program. A panel of five high-profile Victorians were announced as ambassadors, all tasked with …

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Why aren’t Greeks cool anymore?

During the 90’s and Noughties Greeks were everywhere in Australia. The success of comedy productions ‘Wogs out of Work’ and ‘Acropolis Now’ not only broke audience records for both stage …

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Calombaris admits to underpaying 515 staff $7.83 million in wages, slapped with substantial fine

George Calombaris has admitted to underpaying 515 employees, both current and former, a total of $7.83 million in wages. As part of an agreement struck with the Fair Work Ombudsman, …

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Greek Orthodox church seeks community assistance to keep homeless warm this winter

It has been a particularly cold winter in Melbourne. In fact winter records have been broken, and there is still a way to go. While many of us wake up …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 18 July onward

VIC GREEK TAVERN NIGHT AT ELENI’S Eleni’s Kitchen + Bar (28 Anderson St, Yarraville) is hosting a Greek tavern night this Friday 19 July at 7.00-10.00 pm. Experience the best of Greek …

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Aegean Keros site in Greece reveals marble buildings that transform what we know about Bronze Age culture

A complex of 60 marble buildings, dating back 4,600 years, have been unearthed on a tiny mountain-peak-shaped island known as Daskalio, off the coast of the Aegean island of Keros. …

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Manasis to host annual dinner dance over two days at new venue

The time of year is fast approaching for the Manasis School of Greek Dance and Culture’s Annual Dinner Dance. The popular event is attended by hundreds, including students and members …

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Maria Menounos and her family win ‘Celebrity Family Feud’ to support The Brain Trust

Greek-American TV personality Maria Menounos and her family won Celebrity Family Feud, winning $25,000 for their charity, The Brain Trust, on 14 July. Menounos’ team, #BeattheGreeks, featured the presenter herself …