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Jordan Gogos GQ Men of the Year

‘Creative Force’ Jordan Gogos, GQ Men of the Year Winner 2022

The burgeoning hold of Jordan Gogos in the hearts of creatives has been cemented as he is named a winner at the GQ Men of the Year 2022, the magazine’s prestigious awards celebrating the best and brightest men and women across all kinds of arenas from sport, to fashion, to art and acting. Gogos speaks to Greek City Times about his award.

Routes For Good

Routes For Good

With the mantra of ‘Travel For a Better World’, Routes for Good is the brain child of Greek woman, Eleni Hatziioannou, who has fallen in love with Africa and social impact travel – a growing trend as people are increasingly seeking immersive local cultural experiences that are respectful ethical and sustainable.

Fikos

Fikos: Painter of the Largest Mural in Greek and Byzantine Art History

Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.

How Filoxenia made it to Greece

How FiloXenia Made it All the Way to Greece

“To say it’s a dream come true is an understatement.” Greek band FiloXenia are packing their bags and getting ready to hit the world stage, with multiple performances and gigs booked across Greece in 2023.

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Four of the finest Ancient Greek sculptures are kept in museums away from their motherland

The movement to return the Parthenon marbles to their motherland was started in the 1980s. But it is not just the Elgin marbles that have been removed from Greece. Some of the most magnificent Greek sculptures ever created are in fact located in various museums around the world, proudly representing the country in which they were born.

Under the Spell of a Myth: Empress Sisi in Greece

Under the Spell of a Myth: Empress Sisi in Greece

Famed for her beauty and fashion sense, a little known fact about the captivating Empress Sisi of Austria was her special relationship with Greece and its people – a subject that provides the central theme for a new book: ‘Under the Spell of a Myth: Empress Sisi in Greece’. Greek City Times speaks to the book’s author Stefan Haderer to learn more.

Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney [VIDEO]

Presented at Parliament House, Sydney by the Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders on Tuesday 18 October 2022 and hosted by The Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Infrastructure, Cities and Active Transport; ‘Apart but Alike: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney’ provided a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how Classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.

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Oxi Day: For Greece and Freedom [VIDEO]

Oxi Day commemorates the anniversary of the day that former military general and Prime Minister of Greece Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito Mussolini, an ally of Hitler, to allow Italian forces to occupy strategic locations in Greece or otherwise face war.

Legacy Greeks Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

The Legacy of the Greeks: Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney

You’re Invited! The Executive Board of Greek-Australian Business Leaders presents: “Apart but Alike – Classical Greece and its Influence on Sydney” – a great opportunity to reflect on the legacy of the Greeks in Sydney and how classical Greece broadly impacted Western culture.