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War veterans: Korean veteran Konstantinos Kontossis, a reluctant hero of a ‘Forgotten War’

There’s a Greek saying that goes Θα γίνει της Κορέας that roughly translates to “All hell will break loose”. The expression gained popularity in the ’50s upon the return of …

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Twelve Evzones will march with Australian soldiers on Anzac Day!

The much-anticipated arrival of 12 Evzones, elite soldiers of the Hellenic Presidential Guard, is upon us. The elite infantrymen will arrive in Australia on Tuesday (23 April), accompanied by their …

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Big fat Greek Market day at Preston [PHOTOS]

‘Big Fat Greek Day’ returned last Sunday at the Preston Market and it was a great success. For its third consecutive year Preston Market’s popular event recreated themes from the …

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Seminar to explore Greek language’s past, present and future in Australia

As part of the ‘Speak Greek in March…And Not Only’ Campaign, a seminar is being hosted in Melbourne next month to explore the Greek language in Australia. Featuring an impressive …

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Panayiotis Pappas presents Greek Canadian Immigrec Project

Interesting insights into the migrant experience in Canada will be offered by Associate Professor Panayiotis Pappas from Simon Fraser University in Canada during a lecture at the Ithacan Philanthropic Society …

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A hands-on approach to the Greek Orthodox Church: Prosfora and Palm Sunday

A growing number of churches around Melbourne are offering workshops and seminars to help the faithful learn more about Orthodoxy in a creative way. Below are two workshops currently taking …

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The harsh reality of domestic abuse within the Greek Community

Domestic violence claims one life every 15 days. In just one decade, from October 2008 through to September 2018, the number of victims of domestic violence climbed up to 285. …

Life

Free Pronia information session on foot health

As part of Pronia’s Exercise Program and Health Literacy, a free information session on The Health of our Feet is being offered. Open to all members of the community, it …

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Beauty, make-up and female bonding at the Make-Up Workshop Master Class at Vogue Ballroom

Young women were transformed on Monday evening during at the educational Make-Up Workshop Master Class at Vogue Ballroom. Make-up artist and hairdresser Chrissy Tasios hosted the workshop for women of …

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Free community education sessions with Pronia to help plan for the future

When it comes to planning for the future, matters can be complicated. To help simplify things, Pronia, as part of its Mazi Palliative Care program, will be presenting a free …