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Lyra player, Michael Platyrrahos, on preserving Cretan music for the next generation

Cretan lyra player and musician, Michael Platyrrahos, never fails to disappoint when he gets on a stage and proudly performs his Cretan music. In...

Sandy Constantopedos: The Sydney security technician with the voice of an angel

56-year-old Sydney man, Sandy Constantopedos, has many hidden talents. He’s not only an electrician and security technician, but he has also sung for the...

George Ellis on orchestrating the music for the NRL Grand Final entertainment

On-field entertainment can make or break how an NRL grand final is remembered for years to come. It's a challenge many won't take on willingly...

‘I feel at home’: Cello teacher, Bronte Ellis, shares her love for performing

Cello teacher and vintage clothes curator, Bronte Ellis, wowed The Greek Herald readers on Saturday, September 18 when she performed live on our Facebook...

Con Kalamaras’ new Rebetiko album, Lokridos Project, is an ‘unofficial’ tribute to his father

Con Kalamaras has many titles – he is a Melbourne-based Rebetiko musician, events producer and the co-founder and director of Greek Fringe. This would...

Mikis Theodorakis’ legendary song ‘Zorba’ and the Yolngu dancers of Australia

Everyone from the Greek diaspora will remember that iconic scene from the 1964 film, Zorba the Greek, where Alexis (Anthony Quinn) teached Basil (Alan...

Life’s a ride: Recording artist GIA on making her way through Australia’s music scene

“Life’s a ride, yeah it gets tough; the bitterness of it keeps me strong,” upcoming Greek Australian artist GIA sings on her 2018 track...

Meet the Greek Australian twins breaking nightclub records for thinking inside the party box

If you had told me the solution to partying during Australia's lockdown laws was a 5-foot-by-2.4-foot-by-6.2-foot box turned nightclub, I wouldn't have believed you....

5 facts you need to know about music in Ancient Greece

What started as a music festival (Fête de la Musique) in 1982 in France eventually became World Music Day observed on June 21 every year. To...

‘Everything I do, I find a little success in’: Violinist Dimitri Calligeros reflects on his career

Violinist Dimitri Calligeros. Photo: The Greek Herald/Argyro Vourdoumpa
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