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Patriarch Theodore II Rededicates Greek Community’s Church in Alexandria

Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Theodore II, rededicated the renovated Greek Orthodox church of the Assumption of Mary (Koimisis tis Theotokou) in Alexandria, Egypt. After chanting the Greek national anthem, Patriarch Theodore stated that "the African Church, instead of...

Cavafy: Born and Died On April 29

Constantine P. Cavafy, one of the greater Greek poets and responsible for the revival and recognition of Greek poetry abroad, was born and died on April 29. He was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1863. His parents were from Constantinople, current Istanbul....

UNSW Pays Tribute to Cavafy

The UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences is organizing an International Symposium paying tribute to Constantine Cavafy, from June 18 to 20. For the anniversary of 150 years since his birth and 80 years since his death, the...

“Waiting for the Barbarians” Opera by Cavafy Premieres at Tasmania’s MONA FOMA

The new opera "The Barbarians", produced by Hobart-based opera company IHOS and composed by artistic director Constantine Koukias, opened last week in Hobart as part of the Festival of Music and Art (FOMA). Based on the poem Waiting for...