Arcadia to go into hard Covid-19 lockdown
Arcadia to go into hard Covid-19 lockdown

The regional unit of Arcadia in the central Peloponnese, will enter a hard covid-19 lockdown as of Thursday. The General Secretariat for Civil Protection made the announcement on Wednesday following a spike…

Athens lockdown to continue
Athens lockdown to continue

Greece will not lift lockdown restrictions in Athens on March 1 as previously planned, following a sharp increase in coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Wednesday. “The sharp increase in…

1,843 refugees with free movement permits, leave Lesvos
122 refugees leave Mytilene for Germany

Another 122 recognised refugees departed today by air from Mytilene to the German city of Hannover. This is the second relocation of people from Mytilene under the relocation program, which is implemented…

Survey reveals tourists see Athens as a COVID-safe destination
Survey reveals tourists see Athens as a COVID-safe destination

Athens exudes a unique charm and despite the covid-19 pandemic, visitors still recommend visiting the Greek capital. According to ‘The Visitor Satisfaction and Hotel Performance’ survey by the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hoteliers Association, 43%…

MOLO Mykonos
One week only!! MOLO goes to Mykonos

Starting on 22nd February and running for one week only, a visit to Woolloomooloo wharf will feel like a trip to Greece as MOLO transforms itself into MOLO/Mykonos.

Parthenon Athens

History of the magnificent Parthenon

The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.

1821 Greek Revolution outdoor photo exhibition
Photos of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution adorn major street in Athens

A new outdoor exhibition for the 200-year anniversary of the Greek Revolution, showcases portraits of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution was inaugurated a few days ago, at Vasilissis Sophias street in Athens, right in front of the National Gardens.

Facebook ban greek news australian publishers
Facebook blocks smaller Australian publishers following dispute with Australian government. Greek City Times a casualty

Facebook has banned legitimate Australian news from its platform, following its dispute with the Australian Government, threatening the businesses and livelihoods of smaller publishers and causing major disruption to important health, community and emergency services in Australia. Labelled a ‘dog act against all Australians’ by Australian News journalist Joe Hildebrand, the move means that people in Australia can no longer post links to news stories on Facebook.

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Parthenon Athens
History of the magnificent Parthenon

The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.

1821 Greek Revolution outdoor photo exhibition
Photos of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution adorn major street in Athens

A new outdoor exhibition for the 200-year anniversary of the Greek Revolution, showcases portraits of the heroes of the 1821 Revolution was inaugurated a few days ago, at Vasilissis Sophias street in Athens, right in front of the National Gardens.

MOLO Mykonos
One week only!! MOLO goes to Mykonos

Starting on 22nd February and running for one week only, a visit to Woolloomooloo wharf will feel like a trip to Greece as MOLO transforms itself into MOLO/Mykonos.

Kastellorizo
Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

Patmos

Dream home lists for $3.9M on Patmos, the Holy Island of Revelation

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House
Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House

When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.

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