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Syndesi Debuts with Handmade, One-of-a-Kind Greek Artwork & Story Collection

Syndesi Debuts with Handmade, One-of-a-Kind Greek Artwork & Story Collection

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.

Experience Joyful Ageing at St. Basil's NSW & ACT Day Centres

Experience Joyful Ageing at St. Basil's NSW & ACT Day Centres

St. Basil’s NSW & ACT, an organisation established by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, is dedicated to providing quality care and support for ageing Australians. Among their exceptional services, the Day Centres stand as warm and inviting places, where individuals can partake in stimulating programs, savour nutritious meals, and receive appropriate care, including specialised services for those with dementia.

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Embracing Tradition, Enlivening Lives: St. Basil's NSW & ACT Celebrates Culture with Engaging Lifestyle Activities

St. Basil’s NSW & ACT, an organisation established by the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, is committed to providing exceptional care and enriching the lives of ageing Australians. With a focus on tailored activities and fostering a sense of belonging, St. Basil’s NSW & ACT offers a wide range of lifestyle activities that cater to the diverse interests and preferences of its residents.

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The Best Greek Superstitions: Read for Good Luck!

Every culture has its collection of superstitions – serious or half-serious, irrational beliefs relating to supernatural rituals performed to ward off ill fortune, bring good luck, foretell the future, heal, or to prevent sickness and accidents. Here is a list of some of our favourite Greek superstitions that you may like to read…just to be safe!

Macedon Distillery: Handcrafted Spirits from the Mountains of Greece

Macedon Distillery: Handcrafted Spirits from the Mountains of Greece

From the mountains of Greece all the way to the mountains of regional Victoria in Australia, Macedon Distillery has formulated a unity of cultures to create authentic small batch spirits based on recipes passed down through generations of family history. The life and soul of the Mediterranean is family, friends and hospitality, and Macedon Distillery lives by this tradition.

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Clean Monday Flour smudging Alevromoutzouromata in Galaxidi

Alevromoutzouromata (Flour Smudging) in Galaxidi

Although celebrated throughout Greece, nobody celebrates ‘Clean Monday’ quite like the residents of Galaxidi who hold an annual ‘flour war’ or alevromoutzouromata (flour smudging), whereby all and sundry flock to the streets armed with sacks of ‘ammunition’ such as colourfully dyed flour, soot and confetti.