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Melbourne Seminar Delves into Greek History

The Greek community in Melbourne will be hosting an exciting lecture on Dr Anna Efstathiadou examining some of the propaganda prints produced by the Metaxas regime during the Greek-Italian War. Taking place next Thursday (June 28) at 7 p.m., Efstathiadou will examine...

Toronto Foundation to Screen Film on 1918 Anti-Greek Riots (video)

  An award-winning documentary covering the shocking 1918 anti-Greek riots in Toronto is to be screened free of charge to the public later this month. The Hellenic Heritage Foundation in the Canadian city will show Violent August at Canada Square Cinemas at...

Greek Festival to Re-enact 1941 Nazi Invasion (video)

A German attack on northern Greece in April 1941 is to be reenacted this weekend. The Roupel Battle Historical Revival Festival will re-stage the Wehrmacht's assault on the northern border near Serres on Saturday and Sunday. The legendary Roupel battle, where...

Meet The Former Soldiers Bringing Greece's Battles Back to Life

By Heini-Sofia Alavuo Ask someone to name a famous Greek tale and the Trojan War is sure to arise. A younger person, inspired by the film 300, might talk about the Battle of Thermopylae. An athlete may recall the Greek victory...

The Greek Islands Which Didn't Join Greece Until 1947

The Dodecanese -- the island archipelago furthest from the Greek mainland which includes Rhodes and Kos as well as other scenic gems -- attracts thousands of visitors every year. However, many sipping their ouzo or Greek coffee there might not...

Exhibition Explores the Roman Emperor Who Loved Greek Culture

Greece and Italy are coming together to highlight the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian whose love for Athens and Greek culture left a huge historical legacy. The National Archaeological Museum, together with the Italian Archaeological School of Athens, is...

Iconic Greek-Australian Cafe Facing Closure

Over a century of Greek-Australian history in New South Wales is coming to an end with the forced move of Katoomba's opulent Paragon Cafe, set up in 1916 by a Greek entrepreneur from Kythera. The current owners say high rents...

Athens Celebrates 160 Years of Greek Innovation

A lively exhibition following the dynamic story of Greece’s industries and innovation over more than a century was launched Thursday in downtown Athens. 160 Years Made in Greece - Industry, Innovation, Novelty at the Athens Technopolis will run from Thursday to March...

Revenues, Visitors to Museums, Archaeological Sites Up

Visits to Greek museums and archaeological sites in September 2017 jumped 13 percent  and 12.1 percent, respectively, in comparison with the same month in 2016, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) reported on Monday. The increase in total visitors to museums...

‘Byzantium and its Greek History’ Lecture Captures Audience

Professor Alanna Nobbs’ views on the Byzantium and its Greek history captured the audience at the Macquarie Room at the Parliament of NSW on the evening of Tuesday March 22. In relation to the 34th Greek Festival of Sydney, hosted...