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People of Trikala show solidarity for Australian bushfire victims

The victims of Australia’s bushfires were remembered in the closing ceremony of the Trikala Christmas theme park recently with a bright show of solidarity on Monday evening. At the theme …

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DEPA Board gives go ahead for LNG facility at Alexandroupolis port

Approval has been given for the Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA) to take part in a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) at the port of Alexandroupolis – the project …

Fresh antiquity discoveries derail Thessaloniki metro plans again

Antiquities uncovered during work on the Thessaloniki Metro are to be removed from the site after the Central Archaelogical Council (KAS) of Greece decided that the plan to keep the …

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New phase kicks in for Aegean Airlines with delivery of new Airbus A320neo aircraft

On Thursday, 19 December, Aegean Airlines received the first Airbus A320neo from Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. Under the deal with Airbus, the new aircraft is the first of an …

Features

Australian iconographers take centre stage in exhibition of their art

My first impression of an iconographer goes back to my childhood. On my way from school and through the winding, cobblestoned streets of the old castle in Yannina, past the …

Life

Educational book series and resources for Greek kids launches in Melbourne school

Over 130 educators, school representatives and members of the Melbourne Greek community attended the launch of Anna Stories an educational book series, which was written and illustrated by Niki Farfara-Pashos and Ourania …

Diaspora doctors participate in the Hellenic Diaspora Medical Forum

The Hellenic Diaspora Medical Forum (HDMF) is being organised by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki from 6-7 December at the Hyatt Hotel. The goal of the seminar is to reinforce …

New safety measures at iconic Navagio Beach on Zakynthos

Navagio (Shipwreck) Beach on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has been hard to get to at the hardest of times. Those who brave the dangerous waters – it’s no coincidence …

Controversial Cypriot Melbourne-based poet heads to US and Poland

Melbourne-based poet, Koraly Dimitriadis is taking her controversial works to an international audience when she heads to the United States next month and Poland in June. It’s been an encouraging …

Kostas from Kos, aged 91, wins World Masters Indoor Championships

Konstantinos Chatziemmanouil, aged 91, from the Aegean island of Kos, won a 60-metre race at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Poland on Wednesday. The veteran athlete competed in the …