The University of Melbourne to Develop Exchange Programs with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Patras

The University of Melbourne to Develop Exchange Programs with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Patras

On Thursday 17 November a group of delegates from the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia and Hellenic Diaspora World Congress met with representatives from the University of Melbourne’s faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

ancient mosaic

Ancient Foundations Unearthed in Athens

Excavation works that began on the 7th October 2022 as part of a project carried out by the Municipality of Athens for the regeneration of the Theatre Square area, has brought to light vital antiquities of the late Roman times.

Oxi Day Greece and Freedom Evzones

Oxi Day: For Greece and Freedom [VIDEO]

Oxi Day commemorates the anniversary of the day that former military general and Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini, an ally of Hitler, to allow Italian forces to occupy strategic locations in Greece or otherwise face war.

George Kapiniaris Acropolis Now

Kapiniaris: We used to be the enemy

Growing up Greek in Australia in the sixties, seventies and eighties wasn’t always easy. But according to actor and comedian George Kapiniaris, comedies like Acropolis Now helped to change attitudes towards migrant families as they integrated.

Pater Maneas Santorini My Greek Odyssey

Maneas: Santorini More Than Just the Postcard Image

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.

Georgallis – Greek Rugby League Built on Fight

Georgallis – Greek Rugby League Built on Fight

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.