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…

Kafedaki with Tzeli Hadjidimitriou

by Katerina Paspala Photographer Tzeli Hadjidimitriou is one Greece’s most hard-working and talented image creators and cinematographers. Obsessed with capturing stories through the lens, the results in her photos and short films draw on lyricism and are hauntingly poetic. Tzeli is opening an exhibition of her photos at Paddington’s Kudos Gallery. Part of the programme…

Kafedaki with Coffee Club king John Lazarou

He has walked the Great Wall of China alongside Olivia Newton-John in the name of charity, has a weakness for a good success story and loves sitting down to dinner with his family. Averaging 10-15 coffees a day, you would be hard pressed to find a greater lover of coffee than John Lazarou. Co-founder of…

Kafedaki with Emilia Bechrakis

Intelligent Greek attorney Emilia Bechrakis burst onto our screens like a breath of fresh air when planning her wedding to top New York real estate agent and reality TV star Ryan Serhant in last year’s Million Dollar Listings New York; The Wedding. Choosing love over all else saw her stay in the USA instead of…

Kafedaki with Demitra Sealy

Demitra Sealy is a young Greek Australian in the midst of pursuing her performance dreams. A talented singer and actor with many years of experience under her belt, she was recently accepted into the renowned Actors Studio Master’s Degree program in New York City.  Young, ambitious and deeply committed to her craft, Demitra has been…

Kafedaki with John Mangos

John Mangos is one of Australia’s most beloved television personalities, renowned for his professionalism, warm demeanour, kindness and intellect. His illustrious forty year career in journalism has seen him present news and politics in Australia, spend three years as Channel Nine’s bureau chief in the United States, team up with up Australia’s ‘King of TV’…