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Tsitsipas

Tsitsipas Touches the Heart of the Nation: “We stand beside him in his journey. He has made us proud.”

Strong push to make Tsitsipas an honorary Australian after his vow to help fund Victorian education initiatives for the underprivileged has endeared him even more to all Australians.

Pisti

Handcrafted by Pisti: Greek cultural gift store

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.

Bipartisan Support for the Annual Martin Children’s Walk

Bipartisan Support for the Annual Martin Children’s Walk

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.

Britain’s Culture Secretary Michelle Donelan Warns: Returning the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece “A Very Dangerous and Slippy Road

British Culture Secretary Warns: Returning the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece “A Very Dangerous and Slippy Road"

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.

St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church World Trade Center New York

Finest Iconographers in the World Complete Dome at St. Nicholas Greek Church on World Trade Centre Site

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.

Routes For Good

Routes For Good

With the mantra of ‘Travel For a Better World’, Routes for Good is the brain child of Greek woman, Eleni Hatziioannou, who has fallen in love with Africa and social impact travel – a growing trend as people are increasingly seeking immersive local cultural experiences that are respectful ethical and sustainable.

How Filoxenia made it to Greece

How FiloXenia Made it All the Way to Greece

“To say it’s a dream come true is an understatement.” Greek band FiloXenia are packing their bags and getting ready to hit the world stage, with multiple performances and gigs booked across Greece in 2023.

St Basil's Kogarah

St Basil’s Kogarah Achieves 100% Approval for its Quality of Care and Services

The historic First Pan-Australian Clergy Synaxis was a great success, ending with a dinner hosted by St Basil’s NSW/ ACT of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia at the venue of the Parish of St Spyridon, Kingsford with the evident satisfaction of all for the spiritual interaction and the substantial benefit from this – the first National Clergy Synaxis.

Synaxis

St Basil’s NSW/ ACT Hosts Historic First Pan-Australian Clergy Synaxis Dinner of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

The historic First Pan-Australian Clergy Synaxis was a great success, ending with a dinner hosted by St Basil’s NSW/ ACT of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia at the venue of the Parish of St Spyridon, Kingsford with the evident satisfaction of all for the spiritual interaction and the substantial benefit from this – the first National Clergy Synaxis.

Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

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.

Legacy Greeks Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

The Legacy of the Greeks: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

You’re Invited! The Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders presents: “Apart but Alike – Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney” – a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.

Sharia Sarantis: The Braid Boss

Sharia Sarantis: The Braid Boss

California born African American Sharia Sarantis, celebrity stylist and director of thriving business ‘The Braid Boss’ says “I would never have guessed I’d be Greek Orthodox and living in Australia with a thriving business!” Yet somehow, at 39 years of age, Sharia finds herself living in Sydney with her Greek Australian husband Sotiri, their two beautiful children and her 72 year old mother-in law. And she couldn’t be happier.

Her Voice

Her Voice: Greek Women and Their Friends

Called an insightful anthology, ‘Her Voice: Greek Women and their Friends’ contains the individual stories of 42 women – Greek Australian women and their friends to be precise – as they reflect upon the challenges that they have encountered on a myriad of levels in Australia over decades.

COVID-19, Monkey Pox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos

COVID-19, Monkeypox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know

This year alone we’ve heard about outbreaks of the Hepatitis virus, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Monkeypox, Buruli ulcer, Langya and in the last few days, Tomato flu has also come to our attention. Greek Australian and Woman of the Year, Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos updates us on what we need to know.