Tag: Archbishop Makarios

Michael Platyrrahos Crete Cretan lyra

Michael Platyrrahos: Preserving the Musical Traditions of Crete

Accomplished musician and singer, Michael Platyrrahos is sought after internationally for his performances on the lyra, viololyra, lyraki, lute and mandolin and has spent a lifetime dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the unique musical and cultural traditions of Crete.

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends Greek Orthodox Easter service saying, “Christ is Risen”

Prime Minister of Australia ‘ScoMo’ attends Greek Orthodox Easter service saying, “Christ is Risen.” His Eminence Archbishop Makarios had his own special Easter message to the thousands of believers attending as he tells them, “Do not be afraid to state your Greek origin and your Orthodox faith.”

Church Fire Port Adelaide

Iconic Church in Port Adelaide Re-opens after Tragic Fire

The entire internals of the church were burnt when a fire ravaged he Greek Orthodox Community of the Nativity of Christ in Port Adelaide in 2019, with only the external bricks and, by what is deemed to be a miracle of God, the Holy Altar as well as everything on the Altar table and all its coverings being the only things to have survived the blaze.