The highly anticipated Greek Summer Festival will return on Sunday the 12th of February 2023 with over 100 stalls.
Described as “My Big Fat Greek Wedding Meets Bring it On and Hairspray” by ex footy star Jason Stevens, who wrote, produced and directed the movie; ‘Finally Me’ is set to be the biggest Greek themed movie to hit the screens since My Big Fat Greek Wedding. We get the low down from Jason Stevens himself in this exclusive interview.
Christmas is one of the major holidays that are celebrated in Greece, filled with moments to spend with loved ones, church services, and plenty of unique traditions. Here is a roundup of some of the most special Greek Christmas customs that you can enjoy, no matter where in the world you are.
California born African American Sharia Sarantis, celebrity stylist and director of thriving business ‘The Braid Boss’ says “I would never have guessed I’d be Greek Orthodox and living in Australia with a thriving business!” Yet somehow, at 39 years of age, Sharia finds herself living in Sydney with her Greek Australian husband Sotiri, their two beautiful children and her 72 year old mother-in law. And she couldn’t be happier.
For Greeks, filotimo is something that has been passed through generations, it’s inherited in our DNA. Could this age-old noun encapsulating the highest of Greek virtues be the key to ending this ‘age of loneliness’?
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.
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.
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.
There is a myriad of varying Greek wedding traditions depending on the area of Greece. From Epirus’s love of klarina (clarinets) and dancing the tsamiko, to guns firing, here is a look at some of the wonderful traditions that we love about Greek weddings.