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Greek Actress Victoria Haralabidou in ABC Series Barracuda

After following her Greek-Australian husband back to Australia to pursue all that life has to offer, Greek actress Victoria Haralabidou has made a breakthrough to be the first Greek woman on Australian television to represent a woman in her...

22nd Greek Film Festival Announces 2015 Sydney Program

The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival (GFF) announces its full 2015 program showcasing cutting-edge cinema steeped in Greece’s time honoured culture of storytelling. Jam packed with 14 feature films, 4 documentaries and a 60’s classics retrospective on the...

Greek-Australian Author Christos Tsiolkas Among Finalists for Literature Prize

Greek-Australian author Christos Tsiolkas - famous for his book The Slap, which was adapted as a TV series in Australia, as well as in the United States- is a finalist in the Melbourne Prize for Literature 2015 and Awards. Launched...

The Greek Family on American Television: ‘The Slap’

"The Slap" miniseries premiered on NBC this past Thursday night, and though there are no Greek actors in the mix, the show revolves around the lives of the Apostolou family and their friends. The way "The Slap" portrays the interactions of a...

Christos Tsiolkas Speaks at Sydney Writers’ Festival

Christos Tsiolkas, a Greek-Australian writer who was born in Melbourne was invited to speak and participate in this year’s Sydney Writer’s Festival. Tsiolkas’ work is well-known around the world, especially for the way in which he writes about subjects...

Tsiolkas’ Novel Barracuda Out Nov.1

The long awaited new novel by award-winning Greek-Australian author, Christos Tsiolkas, entitled Barracuda, will be presented during a special event in Melbourne, Australia, on October 23. In Barracuda, we follow the story of a young swimmer, Danny Kelly, with the...

Antipodes Festival Features Tsiolkas’ Life

On June 24 the English version of the last book of the academic and writer John Vasilakakos, entitled Christos Tsiolkas: The Silenced Story - Life and Work is going to be released in Australia and the USA (soon in...

Two Greeks Named Writers in Residence

Two Greeks from the Diaspora, author Christos Tsiolkas and director and screenwriter Ana Kokkinos were chosen this year by the RMIT University to share their knowledge with future authors, whose main reference is their Greek origin, in the context...

Tsiolkas’ Book Taps Aussie Swim Culture

The new book written by Greek author Christos Tsiolkas is expected to be published in October, his fifth, and five years after his previous novel The Slap. The main character is an Australian swimmer who made ​​many sacrifices to become...

A Greek-Australian Family’s Slap Up for Emmy

The Slap, an eight-part television series based on a novel by Greek-Australian author Christos Tsiolkas and screened on the Australian channel ABC1, has been nominated for an Emmy award in the United States. The presentation of the winners will...