Nick Giannopoulos reveals that he was more determined than ever to bring his latest movie ‘Wog Boy 3’ to life after his beloved father Leonidas passed away in January following a short illness.
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The heartwarming story about how a little Greek village girl from Platy, Lemnos, who had built a life of “milk and honey” was recognised at the Australian National Maritime Museum.
“Especially after this year of the COVID pandemic, we wanted to reach out to families with the love of God in a concrete manner,” said Fr. Luke Veronis, pastor of Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church as his parish makes a generous donation that frees a number of local families of their medical debt.
In a project spanning 8 years, Costa Dantos has created a map of every Greek church across Australia which is now freely available to everyone through Google Maps.
One hundred and sixty passionate Greek Australian community members, business leaders and students ‘zoomed’ into…
“Two hundred years ago today, Greece declared its independence. From the start, Harvard was there, helping both in the fledgling Mediterranean country and back in the United States.” Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, publishes a special feature on its university publication, the Harvard Gazette, honouring the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution.
“Boston is very close to the hearts of the Greeks, not only because of the very strong presence of the Greek element here, but also for the fact that it is the place where love and knowledge of ancient Greece begun in America. And it has since been cultivated through its renowned universities, such as Harvard,” the Greek Consulate stated.
The pandemic hasn’t changed anything for the students at this very special Greek school. They still attend their Greek lessons just like they did before Covid-19, they still get together with their classmates and teachers, they still play games designed to help them improve their spoken Greek and they still take part in school events – all without a mask. How is this possible?
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.
Greek City Times spoke to global Greek language school Greek Lessons Online about the important role that Greek cinema plays as a great ambassador of Greek culture and language and here’s what they had to say.