FAMILY

Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

A welcome sitting was held yesterday to officially mark the appointment of Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis. The proud daughter of migrant parents who raised her to dream that she could “touch the sky and be anything” is the first Greek Australian woman to be appointed.

Best Family Hotels in Greece

Best Family Hotels in Greece

Beautiful beaches, interesting ancient history, charming towns and delicious fresh food – it is little wonder that Greece is a much coveted and very memorable family holiday destination. For those wondering “But where should we stay?” here is a list of ten of the top family-friendly hotels in Greece.

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

Next year is the 160th anniversary of the discovery of Nike of Samothrace in mid-April of 1863. To honour the unknown ancient artist(s) who carved the masterpiece from Rhodian marble about 2,200 years ago, Japan-based aerospace engineer Tatsuya Arai made this most celebrated sculpture in the world using LEGO.

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.

Christmas

‘Tis The Season: A Time for Giving and Forgiving – Christ is Christmas

At this time of year, the stress levels for many are almost too much to bear. We struggle through the ups and downs of the season, as we navigate family, friends, work, our budget and our church life. It’s all too easy to become frustrated and angry and then to lose sight of our priorities. The key to changing all this: thankfulness—for Christ, salvation, and what we have been given.

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How a Greek-American Went Viral Yelling ‘Apagorevete’ in Greece

Greek City Times speaks exclusively with Tony Kariotis, otherwise known as @iamgreece on social media, to discuss what birthed his comical ‘Apagorevete’ catchphrase and viral video skit series.

wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Istanbul

Crowds Flock to the Greek Orthodox Wish-Granting Church in Constantinople

On December 1, as on the first day of every month, people flocked in droves to the wish-granting Greek Orthodox church ‘Ayin Biri Kilisesi’ in Constantinople to make wishes, in the hope that they will come true.