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Elizabeth Taylor Cleopatra

Gal Gadot fans slam haters saying: ‘Cleopatra was Greek not black or Arab’

Critics blasted as ‘uneducated for believing that the Egyptian ruler was from an African or Arab descent when she was in fact Macedonian Greek’ in a racial profiling debate following the announcement that Israeli actress Gal Gadot is to play Cleopatra in the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie.

Jackie O

Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O

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.

Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture 4

Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr- The journey to becoming a world champion

George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr- The World Title Journey

“I fight with all my pride and honour for the Greek and Australian flag.” Top 3 World Lightweight Contender, Australia’s Number 1 Fighter 18-0 10 KO, CEO of Ferocious Promotions and soon…

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Horta Vrasta- Greek Boiled Leafy Greens Recipe

Boiled leafy greens, or Horta vrasta, is a popular dish in Greece and consumed all year round by both mainlanders and islanders. It is easy to prepare and when dressed with a…

7 of the best ice-cream and gelato spots in Athens 8

7 of the best ice-cream and gelato spots in Athens

What’s one of the best ways to enjoy the Grecian sun? Eat your weight in ice cream and gelato, clearly. GCT shares the best scoops (places) to visit in Athens. Le Greche…

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard 9

Andreas Holevas: The American-born Greek Presidential Guard

Born and raised in Pennsylvania, 28-year-old Andreas Holevas obtained a Greek passport to serve in the Greek Army and in particular in the Presidential Guard, “like his grandfather.” The expatriate Holevas has…

How Greece‘s second-tallest building will be transformed 12

How Greece‘s second-tallest building will be transformed

The Piraeus Tower will gain “life” more than 45 years after its construction. Located in the port neighbourhood of Athens, the 84 meter tall tower- Greece’s second tallest building- was built in…

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Paros named Best Island in Europe 2020

Greece has again dominated ‘Europe’s Top 10 Islands’ category at this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, with Paros taking first place. Travel + Leisure (T+L) is a travel magazine based in New York City, and…

Greece’s favourite ION chocolate

Greece’s favourite ION chocolate

World Chocolate Day on July 7th is all about celebrating chocolate’s delicious taste. Today demands chocolate with every meal and you can’t argue with that, especially if you indulge in ION. Greece’s…

The Taverna Movie Tottie Goldsmith

The Taverna: much anticipated Greek Aussie dark comedy hits cinemas

Get a taste of The Taverna. Award-winning writer/director, Alkinos Tsilimidos serves up life, love, food and cultural differences in his brand new dark comedy premiering today in cinemas across Australia. Join Kostas for one utterly chaotic evening in his family-run Greek restaurant. Opa! Make a reservation for The Taverna at a cinema near you.

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