With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is right, the beautiful book ‘Elia’ by Greek Australian author Stella Sorotou is sure to bring a tear to your eye.
GREEKS OF THE WORLD
With most global polls voting that Greek men are amongst the sexiest on the planet, Greek City Times have compiled our own list of the World’s Sexiest Greek Gods Alive 2020. We hope you enjoy.
“Realization of our dreams is won only by a means that never fails. The name of this means is ‘SOUL’.” Greek Paralympic athlete Antonis Tsapatakis describes his journey in the world of sports and how the tragic events in his life made him who he is today.
Endlessly talented, Dimitris Siasiaridis is a chef, ballet dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, musician, restaurant owner, co-founder of catering company ‘Dimitris’, member of Greek French innovation network MAZIINOV, artistic director of Greek dance company in France ‘Parthenon Académie de Danses’ and co-owns the first pop corn store in Paris ‘Yummy POP’ with actress Scarlett Johannson. Through his professional activities and hobbies, every day Dimitris continues to promote Greek food, music, culture, way of life and the Greek spirit.
Following by his mother’s shock cancer diagnosis, Chris Vlahonasios founded the Byzanfest Orthodox Film Festival as a way to “let light shine through that cloud.” Chris shares with Greek City Times the ‘behind the scenes’ of Byzanfest 2020, gives the run down on this year’s award winners, and imparts important messages of faith to our youth.
Young Greek LEGO designer Dimitris Stamatis grew up playing with LEGO bricks and dreamt of one day working for the legendary Danish toy brand. After participating in game design events and competitions in Greece, Dimitris has managed to make his dreams and aspirations come true.
When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.
Renowned Greek Australian documentary photographer is to present her photographic exhibition Greek Australians: In Their Own Image, featuring select works that capture the depth and diversity of Australia’s Greek presence through moving individual migration stories that resonate.
Twice-awarded by the European Space Agency (ESA) for three space experiments that she conducted through the aerospace company Blue Origin, 16 year old Greek student Marialina is now writing scientific research papers for prestigious publications and a children’s physics book to fund her next space station project through the aerospace company Nanoracks.
Greek City Times speaks to Marialena Terzi, the woman behind the Greek Mama Chef and winner of the Βήμα Gourmet Food Blog Awards for the Best Greek Cooking in English.
Made with love and guided by faith, the beautiful creations of Pisti are meaningful cultural gifts that are custom-made by inspiring 23 year old Greek-Australian artist Georgia Xirocostas.
Jackie O once said: “When you look back on your life, you hardly recognize the person you once were. Like a snake shedding skins.” The story about the amazing transformation of Jackie in the 5 years between her marriages to President John F. Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis.
Evangelia’s latest single released today, ‘Fotia’ (translates to ‘fire’) is sure to heat up the charts. Growing up between Crete and New Jersey, this 27-year-old singer and songwriter is definitely one of the most fascinating must-watch talents of the year.
It’s not hard to see why many are inspired by Gabriella Fotini, AKA Fotoula. From humble beginnings and overcoming great loss, to completely transforming her life through fitness and hard work, Fotoula represents everything that is inspirational and Greek.
“Safe to say, I’m pretty proud of my roots.” Greek Reality TV star and this year’s Runner Up in the Bachelor, Bella Varelis talk about how her trip to Greece last year helped her reconnect with her culture and ancestry.
World-class Greek chef Doxis Bekris of Emirates talks about fitting gourmet into a box and how we will continue to eat safely on flights amidst the drastically changed airline landscape.
Top Greek-Australian plastic surgeon Dr. Tim Papadopoulos speaks about growing up Greek in Australia, life, love, the secrets to success and the definition of beauty.