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6th Greek Student Film Festival Hits the Big Screen With Great Success!

On Sunday October 23, the 6th Greek Student Film Festival was hosted at Palace Cinemas Norton St, Leichhardt as part of the Delphi Bank 23rd Greek Film Festival. What is the 6th Greek Student Film Festival? The screening presented a selection of...

Late Artist Vasilis Natsis Honored

The Greek Festival of Sydney honored late Greek-Australian artist Vasilis Natsis at the Opening Night of his retrospective exhibition at Kudos Gallery. Natsis’ wife Carol and daughters Danae and Lydia curated an exhibition of his finest works, including photographs...

The New Board of Directors of the Greek Community of Melbourne

The new Board of Directors of the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne & Victoria was appointed on February 1, 2016 during a meeting of the Electoral Committee and the newly elected members. The members of the new Board are: President Mr Papastergiadis...

Greek Orthodox Community to Open Cultural Center in Box Hill, Victoria

The Greek Orthodox Community in Box Hill will hold an inauguration ceremony for its newest accomplishment, the Community cultural center. Box Hill is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, east of Melbourne's Central Business District. According to the Greek Diaspora newspaper...

Hundreds Come Out for the Closing Night of the Greek Film Festival

The Delphi Bank 22nd Greek Film Festival ended on a high with the sold out screening of Zorba the Greek. More than 350 people attended the Closing Night event at Palace Cinemas Norton Street and helped celebrate the end...

Istanbul’s Greek Community Wishes to Remove Patriarchs’ Graves from Orthodox Cemetery

The Greek Orthodox community of Istanbul wishes to remove the graves of three Turkish Orthodox Church patriarchs (the founder and his successors) out of the city's historic Greek Orthodox cemetery. The graves belong to Efthim and his successors Turgut Erenerol and...

Greek Culture Center Seminar: ‘Greeks in the Service of the Ottoman Empire’

A lecture about Greeks in the service of the Ottoman Empire during the 17th and 18th century will be presented at the Greek Center for Contemporary Culture in Melbourne, Australia. The seminar, presented by Emeritus Professor Robert Milns, will...

Greeks in Melbourne Impressed by Aboriginal Academic’s Lecture

Distinguished Aboriginal academic and activist Dr. Gary Foley called for the Parthenon Marbles' and Australian indigenous artifacts' return from the British Museum to their rightful place, in his lecture during a series of seminars on Greek History and Culture,...

Blessing of Waters in Vancouver

The Greek Community of Vancouver celebrated for the first time after 32 years, the Blessing of Waters, at a beach outside the city, an event that was attended by a large crowd of Greek Orthodox Church members. According to the...

Greek-Australian Epiphany Celebrations

The Australian summer weather gave thousands of devoted Greek Orthodox Australians the opportunity to attend the Epiphany celebrations in various coastal areas of the country. In Frankston, the Greek Orthodox community commemorated the day with a holy service in the...