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The Greek Brides of the Begona: An Extraordinary Journey Remembered

The amazing story of the 900 Greek women who traveled sixty years ago aboard the ship Begona from Greece to Australia to meet their future husbands was the subject of a recent mini-documentary by the Australian television network SBS. Journalist...

Commemorative Event Celebrates 60 Years Since the Arrival of the Greek Brides of Begoña to Australia

A commemorative event on Sunday is taking place to mark 60 years since a ship with 900 Greek brides arrived at Melbourne's Port Phillip Bay. The single women left Greece in 1957 to move to Australia and marry -- The...

Event Celebrates the Greek Brides of Begoña 60 Years Later

A special event to reunite "the brides of 1957" -- a group of 900 single Greek women who left Greece in 1957 to move to Australia and marry in hopes of a of better life. The only thing is...