Tag: George Karantonis

'Soulful' Evzones Exhibition Sydney Launch Nick Bourdo Bourdaniotis

‘Soulful’ Evzones Exhibition Sydney Launch

What began as a project of passion for photographer Nick Bourdaniotis has captured the hearts of Hellenics worldwide, with his hauntingly beautiful photography striking an emotional chord across generations.  His pictures of the Evzones magically encompass Greece’s history, traditions and collective memory, and all that makes Greeks, both in the homeland and abroad, proud of their heritage.

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Sydney’s famous Alevri is doing all it can in these uncertain times

Alevri is fast becoming a household name and a staple in homes around Sydney and is showing us how persistence, perseverance as well as the ability to pivot during these incredibly tough times can result in some reasonably good results. 

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Musician, singer, songwriter George Karantonis: The remarkable story of Australia’s Greek Son

Completely self taught, musician and songwriter George Karantonis composed his first song at age 7, penning the poignant lyrics; “Xenos ekei, xenos kai edo, patrida nisi, to yiofiri ego” or “A stranger there, a stranger here too, homeland homeland, the adopted son”. GCT speaks to George about his amazing life’s journey from humble childhood, to becoming a member of famed band ‘Moda Blue’, his Opening Ceremony performance at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, the song ‘Australia’ he composed at the request of late Archbishop Stylianos and, more recently, his historical rendition of the Greek Anthem as part of 200th Greek Independence Day celebrations.

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Esteemed Evzones Photographer Nick Bourdaniotis. The Legend Behind the Lens.

To experience ‘The Evzones Collection’ Exhibition is to fall in love with the strength, solidarity and mystique that is the Evzones. And with the spiritual, brilliant, creative, artistic, shining light of a legend that is world class photographer, Nick Bourdaniotis. We speak to Nick about his life’s passion of photography, his creative processes, and what inspires him, to find out more about what goes on inside the genius mind of the man behind the lens.