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New Anzac trail memorial to be erected at Agios Dimitrios in northern Greece

Eighty years ago – on 16 April – Agios Dimitrios and its valley to the west of Katerini were visited by fire and fury as its Allied defenders faced the …

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Greek Community of Melbourne will host Dimitris Basis in May

In times of upheaval and chaos, music and song have inspired Greek people to struggle for a better world and to honour those who have given their lives for a …

Evzones’ photo exhibition heads to Adelaide after success in Melbourne

The photographic exhibition, “The Evzones Collection” by Nick Bourdaniotis will be moving to Adelaide for the weekend of 23 to 25 April after a successful run in Melbourne earlier this …

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Another Greek-language story session at Lalor Library for the hols

The next session of the Greek Language Story time at Lalor Library will be on Saturday, 24 April as part of the school holidays. The first Greek story time session …

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Women of the north played their part in 1821 and in the years before

Elisabeth Ypsilantis Elisabeth Ypsilantis, was a Greek aristocrat from Northern Epirus and Moldavia. She was the mother of Alexander Ypsilantis, and was known as the “First Lady of the Friends” …

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Dr Maria Ikonomopoulou leads research to save Tasmanian devils from deadly facial tumour disease

A team of Spanish and Australian scientists have discovered drugs used to help humans could help Tasmanian devils overcome a deadly facial tumour disease. Most of the study took place …

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“Melbourne-Athens: A journey of Friendship”, the next step in a program of sister school relationships

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated developments in distance learning thus leading to discussions related to the future of Greek language learning. Sociologist and educator Maria Filio Tridimas spoke to Neos …

Poet Solomos’ great unfinished epic to be read, discussed live and online

Dionysios Solomos’ unfinished epic poem, “The Free Besieged” will be at the centre of a reading and discussion by Professor Vrassidas Karalis and Dr Tina Giannoukos presented live and online …

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The Greek famine that people still remember and talk about today

People still talk about the Greek famine of 1941. In my novel “Someone Else’s War” and in its play adaptation, I wrote about how my grandmother Olga, who worked for …

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Share your Easter messages for yiayia and pappou to see in Neos Kosmos

Orthodox Easter is right around the corner and what a better way to celebrate the return to being able to share the day in person with family and friends by …

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