Mary Karananos is a Sydney based contemporary artist whose illustrative work is inspired by nature, the human form, Greek symbolism and mythology. Her works captivate through their elegant simplicity. I caught up with Mary to find out more about her latest collection of works and what inspires her art making.
Nobody could have predicted that the small jewellery shop founded in Rome in 1884 by a hardworking Greek silversmith named Sotirios Voulgaris would become one of the most well-known multinational brands in the world.
When I saw the small blue and white island, just two miles west of Sfakia, in the south of Crete, I thought I must be dreaming! But no, “Loutro” is a hidden Cycladic paradise of the Libyan Sea.
Commonly used in every day as part of the Greek language, when many Greek idioms are translated literally the results are often very puzzling and sometimes hilarious for non-Greek speakers. Here are some of our favourite and funny Greek one-liners.
Meet the new party wear designer on the block: Georgia Constance. Georgia Constance is a boutique party wear brand based in Sydney, Australia that launched in 2020. Drawing on her Greek heritage, founder and designer Georgia Constance owes her concept to the island of Mykonos.
The Region of Thessaly in Northern Greece has announced an awe-inspiring tourism project entitled ‘Routes of Faith’, an initiative which aims to connect two landmark sites of Orthodox Christianity, the Meteora and Mount Athos.
Like a scene straight out of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Chris Koikas grew up directly next door to his Greek grandparents. However, instead of working in his parents’ travel agency like the protagonist in that film, he’s become one of the youngest barristers in NSW.
“Defibrillators are a must to help the number 1 played sport in the country and for all codes.” A household name and one that is synonymous with football, Andy Paschalidis is fighting hard for defibrillators to be on-hand at all sporting grounds across Australia.
With the Australian federal election fast approaching, Anthony Albanese MP, lead of the Australian Labor Party, sends an important message to all Australians.
The Australian Labor Party has pledged a 1.8 million dollar commitment for the GCM’s Greek Centre Hub project. This funding acknowledges the integrality of the Greek community to the thriving multiculturalism in Victoria and will allow for the expansion of Greek Community of Melbourne’s cultural, educational and community programs as the nation emerges from the pandemic.