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Greek Bookstore In Sydney Closes Down

The well-known Greek bookstore located in Dulwich Hill offering authentic imported books from Greece is calling it a day after 5 years of running on a voluntary basis. It is a sad event for many, as the shop was the...

Victory for Keeping Greek Language Program in Northcote High School

After the determination of the Greek community and diplomats who fought to keep Greek language programs from being abruptly yanked from the curriculum of the Northcote High School, some progress has been made. Northcote High School has announced that they...

Smoking Ban in Oakleigh’s Eaton Mall Meets Opposition from Greek Community Leaders

Although the communities of Melbourne and Victoria have supported a ban on smoking in public places, the Greek community is set to oppose the ban, according to a statement by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria's president,...

Help the White Tower Melbourne Project Reach its Goal by Crocheting Flowers

The White Tower Melbourne Project was launched by Maria Vamvakinou just a few weeks ago, and the community has already pulled together to show an amazing response. The goal of the project is to crochet 8,000 flowers to cover a...

First Annual Commemoration of the Role of Lemnos in the Gallipoli Campaign

On August 13th the Hellenic community of Melbourne celebrated the role of soldiers and nurses who served on Lemnos in the Gallipoli campaign. There were over 100 people in attendance at the newly built Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial. The attendants were...

The Soap Opera Continues as Plans to Evict Greek Orthodox Priest and Family are Put on Hold

In Auckland's small Greek community a drama has been playing out for some time. It all started last August when a vote at the Hellenic Community's Annual General Meeting resulted in deciding to evict Father Paul Patitsas and his family...

‘The Smile of the Child’ to Visit Montreal and Ottawa Between May 5 and 10

A delegation of NGO "The Smile of the Child" arrives on an official visit in Montreal and Ottawa from May 5-8 and May 9-10, respectively. The purpose is to inform and encourage the local Greek community, as well as other child...

McGill University Launches a Teaching Greek Language and Culture Option

In the fall of 2016, McGill University’s Faculty of Education will launch the first comprehensive degree in North America to prepare Greek language teachers for elementary and secondary schools. Through the 4 year Bachelor Education TESL Elementary & Secondary...

Australia Speaks Greek in March

The "Speak Greek in March" campaign that was launched in 2015 in Australia, will be repeated again this year with greater effort and with more activities. The campaign aims to encourage and to give opportunities to hellenophiles and speakers...

Greek Community Throws Hit Party During Greek Glendi

Canberra’s Greek community showcased its rich culture and diversity last Sunday during the 18th annual Greek Glendi street party at the 2016 National Multicultural Festival. The event exceeded all expectations, attracting more people than any year before, while painting...