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Actress Olympia Valance Mourns Death of Her Papou

Greek Australian actress and model Olympia Valance took to social media to write about her papou (grandfather) Dimitri Gogos, who died on Monday at the age of 88. The actress, whose roles include Paige Smith in the soap opera "Neighbours"...

Founder of Leading Greek-Australian Newspaper Neos Kosmos Dies

Dimitri, or "Takis" Gogos, the founder of Neos Kosmos, the largest Greek-Australian newspaper in the country, died on Monday at the age of 88. Born on February 13, 1931 on the island of Chios, Gogos' parents were refugees from Asia...

Authorities: Belgian Tourist Shot in the Head in Athens Result of Foul Play

The death of a 54-year old Belgian tourist that was found last Friday afternoon at a park in the Athens district of Neos Kosmos was the result of foul play, said the coroner on Monday. The post-mortem examination revealed that...

Athens Social Housing to Host Greek Families in Need

Procter and Gamble (P&G) announced its participation to the Municipality of Athens' program "Network of Social Housing" that aims to support the most vulnerable social groups by housing families or individuals who are homeless or live under inadequate conditions. The...

Greek-Australians Frustrated Over Visa Agreement

Six months ago, Greece and Australia ratified a Work and Holiday visa agreement for young adults to visit and temporarily work in the two nations. However, the program has stalled, since the Greek government has not signed the agreement...

Greek Journalists Awarded in Australia

This year's Multicultural and Indigenous Media Awards (MIMA) had a Greek scent. Greek newspaper "Neos Kosmos" reporter Maja Jovic received the news reporting award. Her winning entry was entitled "Family Violence Confronted (In Victoria)," a story focused on the high level of unreported...

Manos Hadjidakis’ Self-Written Biographical Text

A particularly interesting text written by Manos Hadjidakis entitled “First Person Biography” which he wrote in 1980 in Melbourne, was published in the Greek Diaspora newspaper Neos Kosmos, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the death of the...

Greek Expat’s Award-Winning Photo of Mandela

In 1990, only few years after he was set free, Nelson Mandela went on a tour in Australia. The photographer who covered the event of Mandela’s visit for the newspaper “Neos Kosmos” was Antonis Baxevanakis. In fact, one of...

Book on Greek Fishermen of Australia

Fishing in Australia was for decades a “Greek business.” Even today Greeks manage its major part, while some of them have even become millionaires thanks to it. George Stavrinos, born in Greece on the Aegean Island of Lesvos and...

Karaiskos Gets Close To JLo

Esther Karaiskos finally had her dream come true. After 13 years of adoring singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, she managed to get up close and personal with her, when she was called on stage at the Rod Laver arena...