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On This Day: Actress, poet and activist, Maya Angelou, dies

On this day in 2014, Actress, Poet and Activist, Maya Angelou passed away. Maya Angelou was a world-famous author and was best known for...

‘We will not forget’: NSW and SA communities mark anniversary of Greek Pontian genocide

By Andriana Simos and Argyro Vourdoumpa. Greek communities across New South Wales and South Australia commemorated the Greek Pontian genocide and its 353,000 victims over...

Paradise Lost: The Kytherians in Smyrna and the Catastrophe of 1922

By George Vardas, Kytherian World Heritage Fund. "The worst thing was … how they screamed every night at midnight. I do not know why they...

Uncovering the secrets of the Forgotten Flotilla off the coast of western Crete

By Dr Michael Bendon. Some twelve or so years ago, I floated over the rusting remains of a ship off the coast of Western Crete....

Sydney’s Greek community gather to remember victims of the Greek Pontian genocide

The 353,000 Pontian Greeks who lost their lives during the Greek genocide committed by the Ottoman Turks between 1914 and 1922 were remembered on...

Family of Holocaust survivor repay the Greeks who saved her

Nearly 60,000 Greek Jews were murdered in the Holocaust. 85-year-old Josephine Velelli Becker shared with The Washington Post how her family were spared -...

Abandoned synagogues in Greece set to be restored for modern use

Nearly 80 years after the holocaust, Jewish heritage sites in Greece that were abandoned or demolished are set to be reconstructed and reused as...

The ‘forgotten Anzacs’ of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign

While the term ‘Anzac’ has come to be defined by the Gallipoli campaign in 1915, history tells us that a second Anzac Corps was...

Olive tree planted at Lamia Barracks in Sydney to honour the Battle of Crete

A ceremonial olive tree was planted at Lamia Barracks in Sydney on May 16 as a way to honour the 81st anniversary of the...

Professor Peter Monteath to hold online seminar on The Battle of 42nd Street in Crete

Professor Peter Monteath will present an online-only lecture titled, The battle of 42nd Street, on Thursday, May 26, 2022 as part of the Greek...
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