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New Greek Ambassador Presents His Credentials in Canberra

George Papacostas, Greece's new Ambassador to Australia, presented his credentials on Wednesday in Canberra, the capital of the country. Papacostas met formally with David Hurley, the Governor-General of Australia, in a  ceremony at Government House. Greece's new representative to Australia is...

Canberra’s National Museum to Host Ancient Greece Exhibition

The National Museum announced recently it will be bringing a major exhibition of artifacts from ancient Greece to the Australian capital next year, capping off a series of shows featuring objects from the British Museum. In keeping with the Olympic...

Famous Greek Restaurant ”Olive” Burns to the Ground in Canberra

A Greek restaurant was completely destroyed in an arson attack in the early hours of Wednesday at Mawson in Australia's capital of Canberra. The restaurant named ''Olive'' was set on fire in a deliberate act of destruction and unfortunately, nothing...

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...

New Greek Ambassador in Canberra

The new Greek Ambassador to Australia Ekaterini Xagorari arrived in Canberra on Monday, January 11, accompanied by her husband and son. The new ambassador was welcomed at the airport by the Chief of Protocol of the Australian Ministry of...

‘Murals of Athens’ Exhibition Presents Street Art from Greece

The exhibition “Mural of Athens” is being presented at the Greek ambassador residence in Canberra, Australia. The exhibition includes 23 photographs from street art pieces painted across Athens that depict the city’s story over the last six years, since...

Greeks in New Zealand Enraged Over Greek Embassy Closing

Greeks living in New Zealand expressed their frustration over the decision to suspend the operation of the Greek Embassy in Wellington, as well as the Greek government’s failure to provide a salaried Consulate that can serve the needs of Greeks...

Greek Documentary About Crisis to Be Screened in Canberra

A screening of the Greek documentary "Agora" by director Yorgos Avgeropoulos has been scheduled to take place in Canberra, Australia, on Sunday, August 2, at 4:00 pm, at the Aegean Room of the Hellenic Club Woden. Avgeropoulos’ "Agora" documents the evolution...

Unveiling of New Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial Announced

The Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee announced today the details for its forthcoming unveiling of Australia's newest Gallipoli memorial - The Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial. The event will take place at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 8, 2015 - a hundred years to the...

ANZAC Centenary Exhibition Opens in Canberra

On April 29, 2015 the opening of the art exhibition "Lemnos - the Greek dimension in the ANZAC Centenary" took place in Canberra, as part of the events for the Centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Expeditionary Corps,...