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New Migration Trend of Greeks to Australia

Many Greeks in recent years have decided to move to Australia. The financial crisis in Greece and the rise of unemployment has led them to migrate abroad. Australia is one of their top destinations, since it offers a large Greek community. Adding...

Labor Party Promises $400,000 to Lonsdale Street Glendi

A Daniel Andrews Labor Party government will provide $100,000 each year during its first term towards the iconic annual celebration of Hellenic culture. The Greek Community of Melbourne's two-day Glendi in Lonsdale Street at the heart of Melbourne's Greek precinct...

Prime Minister Samaras Meets with Greek Community in Egypt

On the sidelines of the tripartite Summit that took place in Cairo, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras met with representatives of the Greek community of Egypt. “You, the Greeks of Egypt, represent the living continuity of Hellenism,” Samaras said to...

Greek-Australian Businessmen Donate to Greek Cultural Centre

Greek-Australian businessmen and members of the Greek community Steven and Harry Tsalikidis and Athanasios Salahas donated several hundred thousand dollars to the new Greek Cultural Centre in Melbourne, according to evrytanika.gr. The Cultural Centre was inaugurated in September. "As a...

Greek School Prevented from Opening in Imbros

Turkish Education Ministry prevented the opening of Imbros' Greek school on the grounds that the building was not "ready to operate" in the upcoming school year, started on September 1. After being closed for 50 years, the Private Imbros Greek Primary School reopened on September...

Winnipeg Greek Community Growing Due to Financial Crisis

When the financial crisis hit Greece four years ago, many Greeks decided to emigrate, leaving behind the Mediterranean climate of their country and choosing to move to places such as Winnipeg, Canada. Lia and Stefano Boukis left Greece a year ago after...

100,000 Dollar Jewelry Stolen from Greek Church in Red Hill

More than 100,000 dollars worth of jewelry was stolen from a Greek Orthodox Church in Melbourne. Members of the Greek community were devastated, because the items had been left in the church over the years as gifts to the...

Melbourne’s Greek Community Grieves World Cup Loss to Costa Rica

Greece's loss to Costa Rica ahead of the World Cup quarter-finals caused sorrow to all members of Melbourne's Greek community who had gathered in cafes to watch the game on big screens. Melbourne has the third-largest Greek-speaking population in the world, after...

James Manifis: Kastellorizian of the Year

The Kastellorizian Association of Victoria announced during a special event held on May 25, the 21st recipient of the Kastellorizian of the Year award. The award was offered to the former president of the Kastellorizian Association of Western Australia and...

UAE Greek Community Encouraged to Not Forget Motherland

According to data from the Emphasis Foundation, lately, many Greeks are migrating to the UAE and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) seeking better employment opportunities. Emphasis Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by Greeks that live abroad. This non-profit organization,...