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Victoria, Australia Calls for Participants to Submit Applications for 2020 Multicultural Festivals

The government of the state of Victoria in Australia announced recently that people can submit their applications to receive smaller or larger grants to participate in this year's ''Multicultural Festivals and Events Program.'' According to the official website of the...

Adelaide’s Hellenic Cultural Festival “Odyssey” Set to Return Next Month

The cosmopolitan coastal capital of Adelaide in South Australia will be celebrating Greek culture with their annual Hellenic cultural festival called "Odyssey," which is scheduled to return this October for the 14th year. The festival, presented every year by the...

Summer Festival Season Kicks Off in Ikaria, Greece (video)

The island of Ikaria is famous throughout Greece for her "Panagiria", a series of traditional feast days that celebrate the Saints' name days and other religious holidays. People come to Ikaria from far and wide during the summer months to...

2019 LA Greek Film Festival Orpheus Awards Winners

The 2019 Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) ended its run on Sunday, June 9, with the Orpheus Awards ceremony. "Her Job", directed by Nikos Labot, was the film selected to close out the festival. The screening was followed by...

Hollywood Stars Talk Greece (And Speak Greek!)

There was an overwhelming Greek presence at the 76th Golden Globe Awards  as the stars made their way down the red carpet. And we are not just talking about the Greeks who were nominated this year, such as Yorgo Lanthimos...

Tonia Sotiropoulou Wins Best Actress at LA Film Festival

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a 31-year-old Greek Cypriot actress who currently lives in the United Kingdom. She became globally known after her participation in ''Skyfall'', the 2012 James Bond film. On Friday, Sotiropoulou was informed that she won the award for ''Best Actress...

Greece Entry for 2019 Oscars Revealed

Polixeni, a movie by Dora Basclavanou with Katia Gouloni and Ozgur Emre Yildirim, is the official proposal of the responsible authority to represent Greece in the upcoming 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. The committee, presided by the...

LA Greek Film Festival Unveils 2018 Lineup (video)

The 12th LA Greek Film Festival has revealed a list of movies sure to whet the appetite of all cinema lovers and friends of Greece. Starting next Monday, June 4, the LAGFF -- after reviewing 175 submissions -- has chosen...

Bill Murray to Give Poetry Recital at Ancient Athenian Theatre

Bill Murray -- veteran comedy actor and star of Saturday Night Live, Caddyshack and Lost in Translation -- will be in Athens on June 19 to take part in a special performance. Tuesday, June 19, at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus...