On the verge of extinction? Turkey’s Greeks are at a crossroads, and the outcome will depend on various factors, including government policies, societal attitudes, and the determination of the Greek community to ensure their heritage endures.
Tag: Greek heritage
In a world increasingly defined by mass production and fleeting trends, Syndesi emerges as a refreshing oasis of authentic artistry and meaningful connections. Founded by Eleni Eleftheriou, a Greek American with a profound passion for her heritage, Syndesi brings forth a curated collection of handmade Greek ceramics and captivating photography that not only captivates the eye but also touches the heart.
Singled out as one of the ten most picturesque villages of Europe, according to UNESCO, Nymfaio offers a unique and unforgettable travel experience in a setting straight out of a fairy tale, all year round.
Nikos Oikonomopoulos, renowned Greek singer, songwriter and producer recently made a visit to the Greek Community of Melbourne’s Greek Centre amidst his Australian tour, bringing together the Greek diaspora in Melbourne and emphasising the power of music to bridge cultural gaps.
Accomplished food writer and host and producer of ‘The Anthology of Greek Gastronomy’ Sophia Stamou was only 12 years old when she first started practicing culinary art and continues to collect the best out of any place in Greece she visits during the filming and production of her shows and books. GCT speaks to Sophia to find out more.
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.
Mary Karananos is a Sydney based contemporary artist whose illustrative work is inspired by nature, the human form, Greek symbolism and mythology. Her works captivate through their elegant simplicity. I caught up with Mary to find out more about her latest collection of works and what inspires her art making.
Meet the new party wear designer on the block: Georgia Constance. Georgia Constance is a boutique party wear brand based in Sydney, Australia that launched in 2020. Drawing on her Greek heritage, founder and designer Georgia Constance owes her concept to the island of Mykonos.