Kafedaki with Alex Lykos

  Alex Lykos captured the hearts and minds of Australian audiences with his play in which he wrote and starred in, Alex & Eve. As writer and lead actor he performed with his cast to sold out shows night after night, leading to two sequels (Alex & Eve The Wedding and Alex & Eve The…

Kafedaki with Sevi Anastasiou

Moody burgundy tones for Lady Gaga. Incredible floral displays akin to art perfuming the foyers of five-star hotels. Styling the Dally M Awards and Royal Easter Show. Creating a bridal bouquet on the spot for a bride that had to leave for the altar in 15 minutes  It’s all in a day’s work for Greek…

Kafedaki with Gina Poulos

  Freelance journalist Gina Poulos is not one to shy away from a story. Having interviewed many important public figures such as Indigenous advocate Charlie Perkins, and SBS soccer guru Les Murray she gave as good as she got when finally granted access to the mind of controversial stockbroker Rene Rivkin.  With her ongoing thirst…

Kafedaki with George Diakomichalis

He is a fourth generation pastry chef with infectious energy and a bright welcoming smile always on his face. Renowned for the quality of his pastries and impeccable hospitality, Greek Australian George Diakomichalis is the personification of popular. His passion for desserts saw him open Adelaide’s Kalymnos Pastries, often cited as South Australia’s best patisserie,…

Kafedaki with Lucy Miller

It might come across as a coincidence that the new Director of Sydney’s Dionysus Theatre bears the same surname as one of the most famous playwrights of the 20th century, but as Lucy Miller explains, she has merely adapted her previous married name and made it her own. Born in Australia and raised in Greece,…

Kafedaki with Krystalán Chryssomallis

Gracious, genuine, grateful, talented, gorgeous. It’s not hard to attribute an endless list of wonderful qualities about Greek American Krystalán Chryssomallis. Few of us get to see half the destinations she has been to, even fewer get a formal introduction to the world by Oprah Winfrey, which she experienced as part of a 2014 interview…

Kafedaki with Christella Demetriou

By Anna Cominos Christella Demetriou is a popular and talented bouzouki player who has lived in Cyprus, Athens and Melbourne, working as a composer, musician, and visual artist. Much of her musical composition is based on Ancient and Modern Greek poetry. She has released an album titled ‘Sappho, Kavafy’ and Christella has worked with accomplished…

Kafedaki with Dr Stavros Paspalas

  Spend ten minutes in his presence and he’ll have you wondering why you haven’t spent more time contemplating and questioning the past and exploring all that it can teach us. For Dr Stavros Paspalas, it is his lifelong interest of the past which drove him to the world of archaeology. In addition to working…

Kafedaki with Angela Lyos

By Anna Cominos The law of nature has always been of great interest to Greeks, so it was with pleasure that Greek City Times sat down with Sydney-based Meditation Teacher Angela Lyos to understand how bliss and happiness are achievable. Angela teaches Vedic Meditation to empower people to live happier, healthier lives. For many years…