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.
A recent Swedish study found that even if you don’t start exercising until your senior years, physical activity is the number one contributor to longevity, adding extra years to your life.
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.
Around 100 Greek Lessons OnLine Students from every corner of the world donned Christmas outfits and sang Jingle Bells in Greek, uniting their voices so they may send a message of hope and unity to the whole world.
The many Christmas traditions of Greece that are still honoured today have been passed down through generation upon generation of Greeks from islands, villages and cities alike.
With decades of experience in hospitality, aged care, management and leadership, St. Basil’s training provide students with practical real-life experience and insights. They congratulate their graduating students of 2020.
Due to the outstanding success of its Greek Groups for Kids, worldwide online school Greek Lessons Online is set to open more group classes for children this coming October to meet growing demand.
Recognising how fundamental culture is to our lives, St Basil’s NSW & ACT has been offering Greek lessons in cooperation with Modern Greek Studies Program of Macquarie University for non-Greek speaking staff designed to improve the quality of life for seniors in its care.
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’?
Mary Politis is the woman behind the popular food blog Mary’s Kouzina. Uploading recipes daily, Mary teaches people how to make traditional Greek style food inspired by her mother and grandmother and taking us back to flavours from yiayias kitchen or our favourite Greek island.
The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) helps senior Australians access entry-level support services to live independently and safely at home.
With one in 10 older adults experiencing depression and anxiety, studies show that social activities for seniors are an important way to improve mental health, memory and cognitive function.
The best estimate of malnutrition in Australian community home care settings is around 15% thus ensuring that nutritional needs are met in aged care is an extremely important task. Premier provider of long-term aged care, St Basil’s has exceeded all outcomes in recent accreditation of food safety standards so we talk to them about this complex issue.