Secretary General for Greeks Abroad meets with The Greek Herald’s Digital Editor


Greece’s Secretary General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, John Chrysoulakis, met with The Greek Herald‘s Digital Editor Andriana Simos and journalist Ilias Karagiannis in Greece this month.

During the meeting, Mr Chrysoulakis and Miss Simos spoke about the significant role multicultural media and in particular The Greek Herald plays in ensuring Greek diaspora in Australia remain informed about current news related to Greece and their local community.

Mr Chrysoulakis shared his love of Greek history with The Greek Herald’s team.

Several issues concerning Greek Australians were also raised including the expatriate vote and Greek language learning. Mr Chrysoulakis informed Miss Simos and Mr Karagiannis of recent updates to the Greek government’s ‘StaEllinika‘ platform, including a Greek Language Proficiency Test.

The Greek Secretary General then spoke of his plan to travel to Australia sometime in late December and early January to meet with members of the Greek diaspora.

“It was a privilege to meet with Mr Chrysoulakis and speak with him about issues relevant to the Greek diaspora in Australia. We look forward to continue working together to keep our readers informed about the Greek government’s latest initiatives,” Miss Simos said after the meeting.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Latest News

2035: The end of the Greek community of Australia as we know it (Part Two)

In our previous article we referred to the important year 2035, a milestone for the presence and evolution of Hellenism in Australia.

‘Poor Things’ costumes exhibition opens at Benaki Museum in Greece

Costumes from Giorgos Lanthimos' film "Poor Things" are featured in an exhibition inaugurated by Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

Meet Joanna Kalafatis: New Greek star of hit Netflix series ‘Maestro in Blue’

Joanna Kalafatis is a beautiful Greek woman with voluminous hair. However, as the saying goes, there’s a lot more than meets the eye.

Archaeologists in Crete mystified by 4000-year-old discovery

A recently discovered 4,000-year-old stone building in Crete is puzzling archaeologists and potentially delaying an airport project.

Greece ranks third among Mediterranean cruise destinations

Data from the Hellenic Ports Association (ELIME) show that Greek ports handled 7,003,150 passengers in 2023, up from 4,629,650 in 2022.

You May Also Like

Hellenic Lyceum of Sydney launch costume exhibition to mark Greek Revolution bicentenary

The Hellenic Lyceum of Sydney has officially launched its amazing costume exhibition at the Hermes Lounge in Kogarah.

Hatzidakis says Turkey’s objections will not block East Med

The East Med pipeline will proceed regardless of Turkey's objections, Greece's Energy and Environment Minister Kostis Hatzidakis said Saturday in statements to SKAI TV.

Vasili’s Taxidi: Stories from Sydney’s Night Life with Nikos Gianellis

By Vasilis Vasilas. With thousands of Greek migrants arriving in Sydney every year during the 1960s, they yearned for entertainment and leisure that reminded them...