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Grecian chic: Top 10 Greek fashion designers you should know

1 Mary Karantzou Born and bred in Athens, award-winning designer Mary Karantzou studied architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design before heading to London to pursue a Bachelor of …

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Indian student kicks off a new magazine that promotes Thessaloniki and lesser-known Greece

International student Kushal S Mehta from Jaisalmer, India, created SIGMAG, a biannual digital free press publication promoting “lesser known second-tier cities which are full of inspiration”. The first issue is …

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New doco highlights Lesvos’ response to migration crisis: a lesson for the world in philoxenia

The Greeks have given the world many things, from democracy and philosophy to the arts, and even delicious kitchen staples like olive oil and feta cheese. But director Anne Tsoulis …

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Strateas.Carlucci champion diversity in the Melbourne fashion scene

Greek-Italian fashion duo Peter Strateas and Mario-Luca Carlucci pushed the industry’s boundaries for diversity with their Melbourne Fashion Week runway held on the 85th floor of Eureka Tower offering 360-degree …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 5 September onward

NATIONAL THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET: ‘SYLVIA’ The Australian Ballet is presenting the Australian premiere of Stanton Welch’s new production, ‘Sylvia’. On show now until Tuesday 10 September at Arts Centre Melbourne …

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HACCI turns focus on women in the arts in latest leadership event

The Hellenic Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HACCI) is hosting another ‘Women in Leadership Series’ event, this time with a focus on ‘Women In the Arts’. Taking place this …

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Travelling to Gavdos, the remote southernmost Greek island paradise

My Aussie husband, Chris, fell in love with Greece on our first trip there (my third) in 2005. From then on he has always been pestering me to go back …

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Ready, set, gold! St Nicholas Greek School students training for Greek Olympics

Students at Yarraville St Nicholas Greek School are gearing up for the annual Greek Olympics competition. Held on Saturday 21 September, the event has been a school tradition for over …

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Legendary musician Yanni releases new song inspired by his daughter

Legendary artist Yanni released a new song on Friday, titled ‘Ladyhawk’. He revealed to his fans that the song is named in honour of his daughter Krystalán and the special …

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Rembetika Blues from Smyrna to Syria: How the music style became the soundtrack for displaced migrants

Sydney-based filmmaker Mary Zournazi’s upcoming documentary ‘Rembetika Blues’ traverses Australia, Egypt, Greece, Italy, the US and UK to chronicle how the haunting Greek rebel music become the soundtrack for forced …