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Anzac Refuge – Finding Trahila’s Agia Paraskevi Church

Many readers will be aware of the quiet heroism of many Greek civilians during the Second World War in bravely assisting many Allied soldiers who were on the run in …

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PRONIA elects new board of directors at AGM

PRONIA held its annual general meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, 16 November in the presence of 100 members and friends of the organisation who gathered to celebrate its achievements over the …

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Akrites tou Pontou celebrate 10 years

Members of Akrites tou Pontou and friends gathered at Normanby House in Thornbury to celebrate Melbourne’s newest Pontian association’s 10th anniversary on Saturday, 12 November. Established in 2012 the club …

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Temple of Boom – homage to the Parthenon in the heart of Melbourne revealed

The much anticipated launch of the Temple of Boom, a playful reimagining of the Parthenon erected in the garden of Victoria’s National Gallery, took place on Monday 21 November in …

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Summer school for medical students to be launched on the Island of Kos

The first summer school for medical students will take place on the island of Kos in an announcement this week. The project is a joint cooperation between the Governor of …

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Greece ramps up offshore wind exploration

German energy firm RWE and Greece’s Hellenic Petroleum have joined forces to explore offshore wind opportunities in Greek waters. The 50-50 partnership was signed recently between two subsidiary companies, RWE …

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5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Crete and nearby islands

A strong earthquake occurred in the early hours of Monday between the islands of Crete and Kasos, in the Southeastern region of the Aegean Sea. The earthquake of magnitude 5.6, …

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Labor beefs up support for Greeks

The Victorian state elections are now entering the final week and both Labor and Coalition are keen to sure up their credentials with the large Greek Victorian population. As part …

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Coalition promises $650,000 for Orthodox parish upgrades

At St Eustathios Church on Sunday Nikos Stavrou the candidate for the Southern Metropolitan seat announced through Father Nikolaos at the end of Sunday’s service, the Coalition’s promise to invest …

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Abandoned cars removed from Athens streets

The Municipality of Athens has removed and destroyed over 3,150 abandoned cars and 2,500 motorcycles from the city’s streets since September 2019. The vehicles are then recycled so that their …

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