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World Photography Day – a globally recognised celebration of photography and photographic history.

In celebration of World Photography Day earlier this week, we remember some of the best shots and stories captured by GCT’s Director of Photography and Videography, Nick Bourdaniotis.

There were so many it was hard to narrow down, but in no particular order, here are our top 10 + 3 extra:

Greece’s Presidential Guard marched from North Bondi RSL through to Bondi Pavilion

History took place in April 2018, when Greece’s Presidential Guard marched from North Bondi RSL through to Bondi Pavilion in Sydney, Australia.

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Greek-Australian Sabo Skirt Co-Owner Thessy Kouzoukas and Georgio Batsinilas made their dreams come true on July 4 as they became husband and wife in a simple yet magical ceremony and reception in Kythera, Greece.

Nick Kyrgios

Champion Nick Kyrgios lifted the roof off the Australian Open in 2020, playing the absolute highest quality of tennis against World No.1 Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the Australian Open. Walking on court, Nick Kyrgios, a massive NBA fan, paid tribute to Kobe Bryant wearing his #8 Los Angeles Lakers jersey

The magnificent temple on the Acropolis, the Parthenon

The Acropolis of Athens is the most striking architectural and artistic complex bequeathed by Greek Antiquity to the world. The magnificent temple on the Acropolis, the Parthenon, was built between 447 and 432 BC in the Age of Pericles, and was dedicated to the city’s patron deity Athena.

The Holy Flame arrived in Athens

Captured in 2017 by the first international film crew for the landmark television series ‘My Greek Odyssey’The Holy Flame from Jerusalem arrived in Athens and was transferred by AEGEAN Airlines across Greece.

‘My Greek Odyssey’ is a TV travel documentary series that takes viewers to some of the most spectacular and unique islands in Greece.

Maria Sakkari

Greece’s tennis star Maria Sakkari at the 2020 Australian Open, beat 10th seed American Madison Keys 6-4, 6-4 to advance through to the final 16.

evzones

From Homer’s epic poems to the Byzantine Empire’s final moments and from the Greek War of Independence to the modern Hellenic Republic– the Evzones- the elite light infantry of the Greek Army have always stood in history’s first line.

Anzac Day Parade for South Australia

Greece’s elite members of the Presidential Guard marched through the streets of Adelaide in 2019 as they took part in the Anzac Day Parade for South Australia.

25 march

Thousands of Greek Australians gather in the heart of Sydney (Australia) every year to commemorate Greek Independence Day- March 25, 1821.

38th Greek Festival of Sydney turns Darling Harbour blue and white

The 38th Greek Festival of Sydney in 2020 turned Darling Harbour blue and white. Thousands of people attended the annual event to celebrate and explore the beauty of Greek culture.

the Paniyiri

Captured in 2017 at Paniyiri, Brisbane’s biggest cultural event and Australia’s longest running Greek Festival.

Stefanos Tsitsipas

Greek Top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Australian Open journey.

Mamma Mia! at the St George OpenAir Cinema in 2017

Greek City Times partnered with St.George to present Mamma Mia! at the St George OpenAir Cinema in 2017 on Sydney’s stunning harbour at Mrs Macquaries Point.

*Images by Nick Bourdaniotis/Bourdo Photography (Copyright)

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