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‘The Music Space’ introduces bouzouki lessons as it returns for community open day

'The Music Space' music school in Ramsgate is reopening, following extensive renovations, with a vibrant, music filled open day on Sunday April 18th. The music school was opened in Connells Point in May 2017 by Heidi (Spiliopoulos)...

Samian Association of Canberra plans fundraiser to support victims of Samos earthquake

The Samian Association of Canberra will be holding a fundraiser in support of the victims of the Samos earthquake, the most powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea since 1981. Eleni Gianakis became President of the...

Eleni Glouftsis on kicking through boundaries to become the AFL’s first female field umpire

Being the best at her job is the only thing that field umpire Eleni Glouftsis wants in her career, as the Greek Australian continues to break down gender barriers in Australian sport. A week out before...

Greek flags sail across Burwood as council celebrates bicentenary of 1821 revolution

Burwood Council took part in the month long celebrations of the 200th anniversary of the Greek revolution, held under the auspices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Australia. Dignitaries present at the event include Christos Karras,...

97-year-old Greek WWII veteran, Iakovos Tsounis, passes away

97-year-old Greek WWII veteran and shipowner, Iakovos Tsounis, passed away on Saturday. The special and admirable Greek is a descendant of the heroes of the revolution of 1821. He himself fought at the age of 16...

Greek Film Society Sydney to resume screenings at Greek Atlas Community and Cultural Centre

The Greek Film Society Sydney will recommence their screening program, after a 14-month break, with the first screening taking place on Thursday 15 April at 7.00 pm at Greek Atlas Community and Cultural Centre, with the award-winning film The Right...

Scott Morrison sends tribute message in honour of 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has sent a tribute message to Australia's Cretan Community ahead of a commemorative dinner to be held on Saturday night, honouring the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete. The...

Sydney Olympic stun league leaders Manly United in crucial 0-2 victory

Sydney Olympic FC stunned league leaders Manly United on Friday night, defeating the northern beaches side 0-2 away at Cromer Park to progress further up the NPL NSW ladder. After a disappointing 2-1 loss to...

World leaders mourn death of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh

World leaders have sent their condolences to the royal family following the tragic loss of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away Friday night at the age of 99. Prince Philip served as consort...

NSW Premier commends Australia’s Cretan community ahead of Battle of Crete 80th anniversary

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has sent her best wishes to the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales as they commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete. The Battle of Crete began on...

Margaret Skagias receives Community Recognition statement for CaringKids

Margaret Skagias has been awarded a Community Recognition Statement for her work with CaringKids, a charity dedicated to supplying toys for youth carers. The award was given for their efforts in raising awareness and providing support...

Theodorou family showcases the best of Greek Easter on ‘The Living Room’

Many Australians have loosely heard about the traditions that take place during Greek Easter, but unless you've lived it, nobody really knows. The cultural experience is unrivalled among any other global Easter celebrations and will...

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Insight or Perspective: “Kids who grow up bilingual turn to be smarter”

By Eleni Elefterias New parents of pre-school aged children sometimes have the fear that their child will remain behind in English if they persevere with...

On This Day: Greek singer Dimitris Mitropanos dies

Dimitris Mitropanos (Δημήτρης Μητροπάνος) was a Greek singer. He was renowned for his mastery of Laïkó, a Greek music style. Mitropanos lived in his native city of Trikala in northwest Thessaly...

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances through to Monte-Carlo semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday when his opponent, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, was forced to retire due to injury. After...