On September 23rd, 1821, the rebellious Greeks won a significant victory against the Turks, which led the way to the final liberation of Greece from the Ottomans.
During the Nazi German invasion and subsequent occupation of Greece during World War II, many many war crimes were committed on Greek soil.
Bill Papastergiadis, the President of the Greek Community of Melbourne recently met with Mr Dendias,…
From the steep cliffs overlooking the deep blue of the caldera, the shining white houses and churches with blue doors and windows, coupled with that breathtaking sunset, it’s easy to see why Santorini has become the postcard image of Greece, and why shows like My Greek Odyssey feature it. But it’s so much more than that according to host of My Greek Odyssey, Peter Maneas.
The Rugby League World Cup kicks off this October and for the first time ever, Greece will be there to take part with Greek-Australian NRL players set to feature. Greek Head Coach and North Queensland Cowboys Assistant Coach, Steve Georgallis, joined South Sydney Rabbitohs and Greek hooker, Peter Mamouzelos on the Ouzo Talk Podcast to talk about the historic tournament and the role their families have played in inspiring their involvement.
Mykonos, famous for its exorbitant prices that can quickly empty the wallets of vacationers, can also be a hotspot for numerous criminals who flock there like bees to honey.
A Code Renegade command brought the Greek authorities to a state of alert after a corresponding signal was received from the NATO air traffic control centre in Spain (CAOC Torrejón) about a civilian aircraft that did not respond to air traffic control. The Renegade Code is usually a distress signal that the aircraft has been hijacked.
Well-known model Christos Koutelas has passed away suddenly this morning after a suspected heart attack, leaving his family devastated as revealed in a heart breaking Facebook post by his twin brother.
Italian police have seized the yacht of Alexey Mordasov, Russia’s richest man, who was sanctioned by the European Union this week following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
For Greek-Australian conductor and composer, George Ellis, there aren’t too many accomplishments that come close to plying his trade at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games – and it’s not hard to understand why as he retells his story on the Ouzo Talk podcast.
Described as an “Ocean’s Eleven minus Brad Pitt meets Dan Brown, Byron and Thucydides”, ‘The Aegean Seven’ is a new historical fiction by Billy Cotsis for those who want to know more about the period in which and how the Parthenon Sculptures were taken. Despite many of the characters being purely fiction, the novel lays out what happened and how it happened on the eve of the Greek Revolution and freedom.
Greeks are everywhere! Anyone who has travelled to Sicily has most likely seen, on flags, ceramics and souvenirs, a strange-looking representation of a female head with three legs attached to it, flexed to form a triangle. Read about how the Italians drew from Greek history to create the Sicilian flag.
In a wide-ranging discussion on Greek wines on the Ouzo Talk podcast, avid wine collector, Nick Andriotakis, alongside wine importer Con Ipermachou from Miloway, suggest that Greece’s standing as the cradle of much of Western Civilisation extends to Europe’s wine culture.