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Greek Australians awarded $10,000 grants as Westfield Local Heroes 2020

Every year, Westfield Living Centres across Australia and New Zealand each award up to three, $10,000 grants to deserving individuals and their organisations who dedicate their time to positively impact the lives of...

President Trump joins Greek American community in commemorating OXI Day

President of the United States, Donald Trump, has issued a statement to commemorate the 80th anniversary of OXI Day, which marks the moment Greek people said 'No!' to Benito Mussolini in 1940.

Greek communities of Canberra, Melbourne and NSW commemorate OXI Day

The 80th anniversary of OXI Day yesterday was commemorated with heartfelt poems and speeches by the Greek communities of Canberra, Melbourne and New South Wales. The October 28 holiday commemorates...

Turkey covers up priceless frescoes in ancient Greek church ahead of Muslim prayers

Nearly two months after Turkey’s President Erdogan issued an order converting the historic church from a museum into a mosque, Islamic prayers are finally scheduled to occur on October 30th. In preparation,...

Mitsotakis says “Greece facing second wave” as infections rise to record 1,547

During his speech to mark OXI Day in Crete on Wednesday, Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, said "we are facing the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic" as Greece recorded 1,547 cases overnight.

Greece marks OXI Day with military fly-by and large Greek flag overlooking Athens

Greek military jets and helicopters performed flybys over Athens and other Greek cities, towns and islands on Wednesday to mark Greece’s national holiday. Known as OXI Day, or “No Day,”...

Winners announced for The Greek Herald’s OXI Day competition

80 years have passed since the outbreak of the Greek-Italian war. Greece responded immediately to Italy's aggressive action. Some fought bravely in the mountains of Albania, while others gave...

Greek Australian MPs commemorate the bravery of Greeks on OXI Day

Greek Australian politicians have released messages of respect and gratitude to mark the 80th anniversary of OXI Day today. Here is an extensive list of all the MP's and their...

Archbishop Makarios: We must pass on the legacy of OXI Day to the next generation

His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia has urged the Greek Orthodox community to pass on to the next generation of young Greeks "the great legacy left to us by our ancestors" on OXI...

Scott Morrison joins Greek community in honouring 80th anniversary of OXI Day

Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has released an official statement today to mark the 80th anniversary of OXI Day. In the statement, Mr Morrison says he will "join with...

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Greek PM declares partial lockdown while cases surge across Europe

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Saturday declared a one-month partial coronavirus lockdown, shutting restaurants and other leisure activities in Athens and...