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.
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In honour of Greek National Day, Richard Marles MP, Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party, gave an address yesterday at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, Australia to commemorate 201 years of the Greek Australian Friendship. Amongst those in attendance for this special event were His Eminence Archbishop Makarios and Bill Papastergiadis President of the Greek Community of Melbourne.
Loukoumades lovers you are in luck. St.Gerry’s, renowned today as the pioneering brand of the loukoumades craze in Australia, will now have even more of these tasty bite-sized pieces of heaven to go around with the opening of its new location.
The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), Greece, is pleased to announce its new English Medical Degree programme (MD), exclusively for international students.
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.
A Greek diet in the kitchen could help men in the bedroom according to new research which provides evidence that the Mediterranean diet could reduce erectile dysfunction.
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.
Greece’s Freedom Pass programme offering a pre-paid card worth 150 euros to 18- to 25-year-olds who are vaccinated against Covid-19 has been extended until June 30, 2022, the government has announced.
‘Her Voice: Greek Women and their Friends’ has been called an insightful anthology, and it contains the individual stories of 42 women – Greek Australian women and their friends to be precise – as they reflect upon the challenges that they have encountered on a myriad of levels in Australia over decades.
Aged and Community Services Australia, the leading association for the aged care industry, has awarded La Stacey Baramy of St Basil’s Aged Care NSW/ ACT as the 2021 NSW/ ACT Employee of the Year.