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The Ellinikon Expands its Presence to TikTok

“The Ellinikon,” the largest urban redevelopment project by LAMDA Development, has expanded its presence to TikTok. The project’s first posts debunk myths and share facts about the “The Ellinikon Experience Park,” which opened in December 2021 and has attracted over 2.5 million visitors. Through engaging content, the TikTok account aims to share the vision and progress of the project with a global audience.

Former Panathinaikos boss Ivan Jovanović is the new manager at the helm of the Ethniki
Jovanović Takes the Helm: Serbian Coach Appointed Ethniki Manager

The Ethniki has a new leader! The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has appointed a familiar face in football circles, Ivan Jovanović, as the team’s new head coach. Jovanović, known for his [mention a coaching style or past achievement], will be looking to guide the Ethniki to new heights. He has signed a two-year contract.

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High Fire Risk Alert Issued for Attica and Evia Regions

Greece faces a critical fire risk, categorized as very high (level 4), particularly in Attica and Evia regions. Authorities have heightened alerts and implemented restrictions in national parks and forests to prevent wildfires, urging caution from the public to avoid activities that could spark fires.

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Stephen Fry Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles, Likens Removal to Nazi Theft

Stephen Fry has compared the removal of the Parthenon Marbles from Greece to Nazi Germany seizing the Arc de Triomphe. In an interview on the Australian TV series “Stuff the British Stole,” Fry argued for the British Museum to return the ancient sculptures to Greece, emphasizing that it would be a “classy” and meaningful gesture. He highlighted the deep cultural significance of the marbles to Athens and criticized historical justifications for their retention in London.

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Eurostat Report: Greece Sees Employment Rate Rise in Q1 2024

The employment rate in Greece saw a notable increase of 0.9 percentage points in the first quarter of 2024, contributing to the overall EU employment rate of 75.7%. This rise highlights Greece’s improving job market amidst a generally stable EU labour market, as reported by Eurostat.

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PM Mitsotakis Heads New Cabinet Meeting, Emphasises Dynamic Restart and Reforms

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis convened a meeting of Greece’s new Cabinet at the Maximos Mansion, emphasizing a dynamic restart after recent elections. He outlined priorities including tackling price hikes, improving public services, and driving reforms to build a stronger Greece by 2027. Mitsotakis also addressed upcoming European challenges and the importance of effective coordination among Ministries and MEPs.

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PM Mitsotakis Meets with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at International Peace Summit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the International Peace Summit for Ukraine in Bürgenstock, Switzerland. They discussed the reopening of the Halki Seminary, closed by Turkish authorities since 1971, and Mitsotakis announced his plans to visit Istanbul to further address issues concerning the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Greek diaspora.

Baked pork chops with potatoes and bacon

Greek pork chops with baked potatoes and bacon

This is a delicious, easy recipe for pork chops (brizola) with potatoes in the oven. The addition of bacon gives it another taste. Materials for four servings: Ten slices of bacon, coarsely…

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Alpha Restaurant Transitions to New Management as Public Hospitality Departs

Jon Adgemis’ Public Hospitality Group has lost a significant asset as the acclaimed Greek restaurant Alpha is no longer part of its portfolio. The hatted Sydney CBD restaurant, owned by the Hellenic Club, had been managed by Public since last December. Recently, discussions about the restaurant’s future culminated in Public’s departure. Con Dedes, an experienced restaurateur, has taken over management as of June 17. A joint statement from the Hellenic Club and Public Hospitality confirmed the mutual agreement to transition the restaurant’s management to Dedes, with chef George Calombaris assisting during the transition period.

Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki
Little Athens: The World's Best Souvlaki

Whilst one might still expect to find the best souvlaki in Athens, it would seem that these days you don’t have to travel that far. ‘Little Athens’ is the new souvlaki restaurant offering an authentic taste of Greece right in the heart of Melbourne’s Carnegie.

Berraki Events A Greek night like no other
Barraki: A Greek Night Like No Other

Nick Pantazis and Tom Papadakos, inspired by their love for Greek culture and the convivial spirit of the local “barraki” (μπαράκι) —a Greek word meaning small bar, nightclub, or lounge, often used informally to describe a neighborhood hangout—decided to bring this lively social atmosphere to Chicago.

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Alpha Restaurant Transitions to New Management as Public Hospitality Departs

Jon Adgemis’ Public Hospitality Group has lost a significant asset as the acclaimed Greek restaurant Alpha is no longer part of its portfolio. The hatted Sydney CBD restaurant, owned by the Hellenic Club, had been managed by Public since last December. Recently, discussions about the restaurant’s future culminated in Public’s departure. Con Dedes, an experienced restaurateur, has taken over management as of June 17. A joint statement from the Hellenic Club and Public Hospitality confirmed the mutual agreement to transition the restaurant’s management to Dedes, with chef George Calombaris assisting during the transition period.

Former Panathinaikos boss Ivan Jovanović is the new manager at the helm of the Ethniki

Jovanović Takes the Helm: Serbian Coach Appointed Ethniki Manager

The Ethniki has a new leader! The Hellenic Football Federation (EPO) has appointed a familiar face in football circles, Ivan Jovanović, as the team’s new head coach. Jovanović, known for his [mention a coaching style or past achievement], will be looking to guide the Ethniki to new heights. He has signed a two-year contract.

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The Ellinikon Expands its Presence to TikTok

“The Ellinikon,” the largest urban redevelopment project by LAMDA Development, has expanded its presence to TikTok. The project’s first posts debunk myths and share facts about the “The Ellinikon Experience Park,” which opened in December 2021 and has attracted over 2.5 million visitors. Through engaging content, the TikTok account aims to share the vision and progress of the project with a global audience.

Jeff Bezos in Mykonos
Jeff Bezos spotted in Mykonos!

Jeff Bezos, vacationing with his partner Lauren Sanchez and son, dined at Coya restaurant in Mykonos. Reporters chatted with him as he took a selfie with a photographer at an unknown location.

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Greece: The World's Second Most Welcoming Country for Tourists!

Greece is basking in the sunshine of a new honor! Ranked second globally for tourist friendliness in a recent report by Remitly. This recognition highlights the enduring spirit of “philoxenia” – Greek hospitality – a tradition cherished for centuries.

Jeff Bezos in Mykonos
Jeff Bezos spotted in Mykonos!

Jeff Bezos, vacationing with his partner Lauren Sanchez and son, dined at Coya restaurant in Mykonos. Reporters chatted with him as he took a selfie with a photographer at an unknown location.

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

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Greek God Nicholas Galitzine

Hollywood’s rising star 29-year-old Nicholas Galitzine is lighting up our…

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All You Need Is Greece

On 20 January the iconic Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church…

The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24
The Alchemist: Iordanes Spyridon Gogos at AFW ‘24

Jordan Gogos, a Greek-Australian multidisciplinary artist based in Sydney, is renowned for his inventive designs and artistic partnerships. After debuting his eponymous label, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos, at AAFW 2021, Gogos continues to challenge conventions and redefine fashion norms with his visionary approach, showcased once more at AAFW 2024.

Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection
Under the Grecian Sun: Miss Polyplexi SS24 Handbag Collection

Miss Polyplexi, the globally coveted brand known for its exquisite handmade crochet handbags, has launched its Spring/Summer 2024 Collection, drawing inspiration from the radiant Greek sunlight. The collection, titled ‘Sous Le Soleil’ (Under the Sun), showcases a fusion of vibrant colours, delicate designs, and a strong sense of rejuvenation, embodying the essence of traditional craftsmanship and modern fashion sensibilities.



 

 

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