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42nd Greek Festival of Sydney officially opens in style

The 42nd Greek Festival of Sydney was officially launched on Thursday, February 22 with a three-course dinner event at The Grand Roxy in Brighton-Le-Sands, Sydney. This year’s program involves more than 30 scheduled events such as festivals, book...

Celebrating 20 years: Nia Karteris and the legacy of Greek Fest Darling Harbour

In the heart of Sydney's cultural calendar every year stands the Greek Fest at Darling Harbour, a vibrant celebration of Greek culture that has been enchanting audiences for two decades. Steering this cultural extravaganza since...

Theodore Skalkos: Remembering the Greek magnate of Australia’s ethnic media

When the late publisher of The Greek Herald, Theodore Skalkos sat down for an interview with the National Library of Australia in March 2000, he was asked how he wanted to be remembered. After a...

Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalise same-sex marriage

Greece has become the first majority Orthodox Christian country to legalise same-sex marriage. The same-sex marriage bill - which was drafted by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis′ centre-right government - was approved 176-76 in the 300-member assembly...

Meet Odysseus Sun: The 20-year-old Chinese student with a passion for Greek

Yiyang Sun – or Odysseus as he prefers to be called – first caught my attention during a quick scroll on social media one night. In a video posted on Instagram, Odysseus shared how he was...

In Good Taste Festival: FiloXenia band to bring music of Greece to south Sydney

The popular FiloXenia band are set to bring the music of Greece to Hurstville in Sydney's south on Friday, February 16 at the In Good Taste Festival. In Good Taste is being organised by the Georges...

Secretary General for Greeks Abroad applauds Castellorizian Association of NSW for centenary

Greece's Secretary General for Greeks Abroad, John Chrysoulakis, has issued a letter to the President of the Castellorizian Association of New South Wales to congratulate them for celebrating their 100th anniversary this year. In the letter,...

The Greek Herald Cup: A spectacle of Greek dancing, music and football rivalry

Chants of 'O-LYM-PIC, O-LYM-PIC' and 'Let's go Hellas' echoed loudly across Netstrata Jubilee Stadium at Kogarah, Sydney on Saturday, January 13 as close to 3,000 football fans packed the stadium for the inaugural The Greek...

Community gets behind Mavromoustakos brothers as they raise funds for African kids

The Greek community threw their support behind brothers Yianni and Chrisos Mavromoustakos on Sunday, January 14 as they held their 5th annual Charity Football Match at the Seymour Shaw Stadium in Miranda, Sydney. The charity match saw...

Greek spark added to Novak Djokovic’s charity match ahead of Australian Open

An impressive show with a Greek twist was prepared by the organisers of the Australian Open as part of Novak Djokovic's charity match ‘A Night with Novak and Friends’ in Melbourne, Victoria on Thursday night. On the...

Yorgos Lanthimos’ film wins Golden Globe for ‘Best picture — Musical/Comedy’

Poor Things directed by Yorgos Lanthimos has today won a Golden Globe award for 'Best picture — Musical/Comedy.' The film beat others for the gong, including Barbie and May December. https://twitter.com/goldenglobes/status/1744204533679714609 Featuring stellar performances from Emma Stone, Willem...

Modern Greek online course by Greek Community of Melbourne a hit with ‘late beginners’

Four years ago, the Greek Community of Melbourne's (GCM) Language and Culture Schools created the online program "Greek for Late Beginners," which is aimed at children aged 10-18 who did not have the opportunity to...

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Book Review: Jim Claven’s ‘From Imbros over the Sea: Imbros & Gallipoli Revealed’

By Kaye Lafyati I General Secretary of the Imvrian Society of Melbourne. From Imbros over the Sea, by historian and philhellene Jim Claven OAM, provides...

Australian Greek Cypriot in top 100 women architects in the world

Elena K. Tsolakis, co-founding director of Kyriakos Tsolakis Architects (Cyprus and London based), is featured in the Royal Institute of British Architects latest ground-breaking...

Lost Temple of Zeus frieze discovered near Sicilian coast

Underwater archaeologists have announced the discovery of a significant find: a submerged marble frieze block off the coastline of Sicily, which according to experts...

Athens launches first rare diseases list in Greek language

Athens has launched its own Rare Disease list in Greek. Prior to this initiative, there was a notable absence of a comprehensive classification system...

Alia: A new special Greek restaurant in Canberra

Alia, Canberra's newest Greek restaurant, opens up on 6 March and promises to transport diners to a realm of culinary delight and family warmth. According...