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Anthony Nicola: “Theatre can create true and lasting social change”

An Australian of Greek Cypriot heritage Anthony Nicola is the Resident Director of South Australia's State Theatre Company or as his colleagues call him...

‘A book about belonging’: Adelaide author Sophia Nicolis Tsouvalas releases debut memoir

On the early morning of November 25, 1962, four-year-old Sophia Nicolis Tsouvalas took her first steps on Australian soil. She had just immigrated with...

Vanessa Pappas and Chanel Contos among Vogue Australia’s top 21 inspirational women

Vogue Australia has released its list of 21 inspirational Australian women for 2021 and among those named are Vanessa Pappas and Chanel Contos. Who are...

Kiki Tsakaldimi: The first Greek woman who attempted to conquer Mt Everest

By Elias Karagiannis The famous provocateur of France's literary scene, "enfant terrible", Michel Welbeck wrote in "Map and Territory" that: "life gives us a...

Aristotle Sarrikostas: The photoreporter who captured the invasion of the tank at the Polytechnic

By Thodoris Roussos Some photographs taken by the then AP Greek photoreporter Aristotle Sarrikostas, together with the film of just 35 seconds of the...

‘A unique experience’: National Museum curator Dr Withycombe on the ‘Ancient Greeks’ exhibition

Photo Left: National Museum curator Dr Lily Withycombe. Photo (R) courtesy of WA Museum Boola Bardip

Cookbook author Meni Valle brings Ikaria to Australia

Meni Valle is a Richmond-based food educator and the author of several best-selling Greek Mediterranean cookbooks.  When Valle isn’t running cooking and culinary tours in...

Gill Tomlinson on how her art connects Greek diaspora to their homeland

Greek diasporic communities around the world have struggled to connect with their “heart’s home” during the burgeoning COVID-19 pandemic.  Art has played a crucial role...

‘Improvise, adapt, overcome’: Why pilot Adoni Petrandonakis made a career shift during the pandemic

A professional pilot for nearly two decades, Adoni Petrandonakis has travelled extensively as part of his work and has held various senior training and...

Mary and Alex Odontiadis: The story behind two names set in stone in SA’s Migration Museum

Nearly 3000 pavers engraved with names of people and their respective origin make up the Settlement Square in South Australia’s Migration Museum. Among those are...
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