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Six summer festivals worth travelling to Greece for

Every year, Greece hosts a plethora of small and large festivals attracting people from all around the world. The festivals, covering a variety of themes, offer an ideal opportunity to …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: 20 June onward

VIC EVERYDAY GREEK Expand your repertoire and knowledge of day-to-day Greek cuisine with nourishing, comforting winter dishes that are more than just souvlaki and baklava. Take a class in everyday …

Sport

Penny Marathon, eight years and running for suffering animals

In July 2012, a handful of passionate animal lovers ran and cycled from Marathon to Athens in Greece on the hottest day of summer. Encouraged by the experience, the run …

Life

Janiszewski and Alexakis head to Athens to give lecture on Hellenic presence in Australia

Sydney-based historian Leonard Janiszewski and photographer Effy Alexakis are heading to Athens this month to give a lecture on the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence. Invited by Australian …

News

Lecture on Britain in the Cyprus crisis of 1974

The Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with the LaTrobe University presents a special lecture entitled ‘From pragmatism to idealism to failure: Britain in the Cyprus crisis of 1974’, by …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: 13 June onward

VIC GREEK TAVERN NIGHT Every Saturday at The Aegean (19 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy) is Greek tavern night with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean cuisine. Go along this Saturday 15 …

Life

Pronia’s free info session focused on the prevention of elder abuse

Since 2009, Pronia has responded to 403 individuals who were victims of family violence. Of these, 305 cases – or 88 per cent – were related to the abuse of …

News

Multicultural Epirus: populations, languages and education during the last years of the Ottoman Empire

Dr Themistoklis Papadopoulos will present a lecture about multicultural Epirus during the last years of the Ottoman Empire, on Thursday 20 June, at the Greek Centre, as part of the …

News

Justice for Courtney Herron and more: Rally to end violence against women

ChangemakHER, a new movement for young female “change-makers”, are hosting a peaceful demonstration on 22 June to commemorate the death of Greek Australian Courtney (Konstandina) Herron. They are calling people …

Life

WHAT’S ON Guide: 5 June onward

VIC GREEK WRITER’S FESTIVAL It’s your last chance to check out The Greek Writers Festival program for 2019 at the Greek Centre (168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne). Now on until Saturday …