Α 50-year-old man accused of stealing three paintings, including a Picasso, from Greece’s National Gallery…
Made with love and guided by faith, the beautiful creations of Pisti are meaningful cultural gifts that are custom-made by inspiring 23 year old Greek-Australian artist Georgia Xirocostas.
Two bronze statues honouring Sir James Martin, philhellene and one of the founding fathers of the modern Australian state of New South Wales, are set to become the starting and finishing lines for an annual walk of school students from Parramatta to Sydney.
A bronze statue honouring Sir James Martin, philhellene and one of the founding fathers of the modern Australian state of New South Wales, has been relocated to a more ‘fitting’ permanent new site in the very heart of the City of Parramatta.
Britain’s Culture Secretary Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan says restoring the Sculptures to their homeland of Greece would only serve to spark a wave of further demands for the return of other ancient artefacts that are currently also held in Britain. “Where does that end?” she asks.
The final iconography including the Pantokrator icon at the Dome’s centre and the 20 Prophets at the Dome’s perimeter painted by Mount Athos monks Fr. Lukas and his associate Fr. Pachimos, among the finest iconographers in the world, was completed at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, New York early this week.
The burgeoning hold of Jordan Gogos in the hearts of creatives has been cemented as he is named a winner at the GQ Men of the Year 2022, the magazine’s prestigious awards celebrating the best and brightest men and women across all kinds of arenas from sport, to fashion, to art and acting. Gogos speaks to Greek City Times about his award.
Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.
The House of Mosaics is a museum in Sparta, Greece constituting a rare architectural space housing two rare Roman floor mosaics.
On Thursday 17 November a group of delegates from the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia and Hellenic Diaspora World Congress met with representatives from the University of Melbourne’s faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
The movement to return the Parthenon marbles to their motherland was started in the 1980s. But it is not just the Elgin marbles that have been removed from Greece. Some of the most magnificent Greek sculptures ever created are in fact located in various museums around the world, proudly representing the country in which they were born.
Presented at Parliament House, Sydney by the Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders on Tuesday 18 October 2022 and hosted by The Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport; ‘Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney’ provided a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how Classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.