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George Kapiniaris Acropolis Now

Kapiniaris: We used to be the enemy

Growing up Greek in Australia in the sixties, seventies and eighties wasn’t always easy. But according to actor and comedian George Kapiniaris, comedies like Acropolis Now helped to change attitudes towards migrant families as they integrated.

Iordanes Spyridon Gogos Jordan Gogos

Jordan Gogos Un/constrained

Like the elite Greek soldiers bursting out of the Trojan Horse in Troy, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos has exploded onto the creative scene with a vengeance, seizing it by storm. After staging his debut runway show at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021, Gogos has received widespread acclaim for its colourful celebration of community and collaboration. Now in the midst of his first solo exhibition, Greek City Times speaks to the creative genius himself.

Pater Maneas Santorini My Greek Odyssey

Maneas: Santorini More Than Just the Postcard Image

From the steep cliffs overlooking the deep blue of the caldera, the shining white houses and churches with blue doors and windows, coupled with that breathtaking sunset, it’s easy to see why Santorini has become the postcard image of Greece, and why shows like My Greek Odyssey feature it. But it’s so much more than that according to host of My Greek Odyssey, Peter Maneas.

COVID-19, Monkey Pox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos

COVID-19, Monkeypox, Buruli Ulcer, Tomato Flu and Other Outbreaks: All You Need To Know

This year alone we’ve heard about outbreaks of the Hepatitis virus, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Monkeypox, Buruli ulcer, Langya and in the last few days, Tomato flu has also come to our attention. Greek Australian and Woman of the Year, Professor Vasso Apostolopoulos updates us on what we need to know.

Georgallis – Greek Rugby League Built on Fight

Georgallis – Greek Rugby League Built on Fight

The Rugby League World Cup kicks off this October and for the first time ever, Greece will be there to take part with Greek-Australian NRL players set to feature. Greek Head Coach and North Queensland Cowboys Assistant Coach, Steve Georgallis, joined South Sydney Rabbitohs and Greek hooker, Peter Mamouzelos on the Ouzo Talk Podcast to talk about the historic tournament and the role their families have played in inspiring their involvement.

Airlines Sell Lost Luggage

Airlines Sell Lost Luggage

Every year 25 million pieces of luggage are lost on average, out of the 4.3 billion items that are checked in. This year, lost luggage numbers are much higher. But where do suitcases that are never again to be reunited with their owners actually end up? Learn more about the stores that sell your stuff and the auctions that give away your belongings.

Boom in luxury worldwide travel Greece

Boom in Luxury Worldwide Travel

The rich have accumulated wealth during the pandemic and they are looking to spend it on travel, it would seem, as the world experiences a major boom in luxury worldwide travel. The impressive growth in luxury travel worldwide is expected to last at least until 2026, predict experts from the international luxury travel network Virtuoso.

Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as 'Temple of Boom'

Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as 'Temple of Boom'

Former ancient temple on Greece’s Athenian Acropolis, the Parthenon, will be brought to life once again this summer in the National Galley of Victoria courtyard in an epic, evocative reimagining.

Record Ocean Cleanup Milestone of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Record 100,000 Kilograms of Plastic Removed from Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Over 100,000 kilograms of plastic has been removed from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) in a record haul orchestrated by non-profit ‘The Ocean Cleanup’: “If we repeat this 100,000 kilogram haul 1,000 times – the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will be gone.”

Elon Musk space junk debris

Elon Musk's Space Junk

“G’day Elon Musk, I’m a reporter at ABC News that’s been covering the discovery of SpaceX debris in Australia. Just wondering, is anyone from your team coming to collect it? Here’s a pic of one of the pieces.” Reporter sends message to SpaceX founder after the discovery of 3 metre tall space debris in sheep paddocks in Australia.

Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

Her Honour Judge Nola Karapanagiotidis: First Greek-Australian Woman to be Appointed

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.