Greek National Day Richard Marles Australian Labour Party Archbishop Makarios

The Australian Labor Party Commemorates 201 Years of the Greek Australian Friendship

In honour of Greek National Day, Richard Marles MP, Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, gave an address yesterday at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia to commemorate 201 years of the Greek Australian Friendship. Amongst those in attendance for this special event were His Eminence Archbishop Makarios and Bill Papastergiadis President of the Greek Community of Melbourne.

"I’m one fight, one win away from achieving my goal" - George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr now we defend

George Kambosos Jr: Now We Defend

Ahead of the Sonny Bill Williams v Barry Hall boxing clash on March 23 in Sydney, Wide World of Sports takes time out to speak to WBA, IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight title holder George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr., who has a big announcement coming up.

Clean Monday Flour smudging Alevromoutzouromata in Galaxidi

Alevromoutzouromata (Flour Smudging) in Galaxidi

Although celebrated throughout Greece, nobody celebrates ‘Clean Monday’ quite like the residents of Galaxidi who hold an annual ‘flour war’ or alevromoutzouromata (flour smudging), whereby all and sundry flock to the streets armed with sacks of ‘ammunition’ such as colourfully dyed flour, soot and confetti.

1821 Greek revolution art exhibition

1821 Greek Art Exhibition in Sydney’s Town Hall

As part of the celebrations of 200 years of Greek Independence, from March 13 until April 3 2022, St. Basil’s NSW/ACT will be hosting an ‘1821 Greek Art Exhibition’ in Australia at Sydney Town Hall, featuring authentic and rare exhibits from the Greek War Museum and traditional Greek costumes from the collection ‘Heroes Made of Metal’ by the internationally renowned sculptor Nikos Floros.

Iliana Papageorgiou

Greek Beauty Iliana Papageorgiou Returns to GNTM

Greek model Iliana Papageorgiou is set to return for another season to the role of judge on popular television reality series Greece’s Next Top Model, where she began her TV career four years ago.

Radisson Blu Zaffron Santorini, Greece

Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort: Santorini’s first Fais Group hotel

Located in a discreet and serene setting, a few steps away from Kamari, the most characteristic beach of Santorini, Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort is a luxurious oasis that harmoniously combines the exotic, boho-chic atmosphere with the timelessness of Cycladic architecture.

olive tree acropolis

The Ancient, Sacred Olive Tree of the Acropolis that Never Dies

For over 2,500 years, the olive tree of the Acropolis has remained a worthy symbol of Athens, an undying and ancient representation of prosperity, peace, hope, and resurrection. Planted by the Goddess Athena herself, as Greek mythology would have it, the tree has suffered many fires and mutilations as invaders have come and gone. But a sprig was always saved to be planted later.