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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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Greeks Of The World – Dr Victor Kepreotis

Dr Victor Kepreotis is a first generation Greek Australian who reconnected with his Kytherian roots on an important trip to Greece where he walked the fields and playgrounds of his beloved father’s…

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Greeks of the World- Apostolis Fotiadis

“I was born and raised in Hurlstone Park, Sydney, and I now live in Larissa, Greece. My father was born in Larissa and was brought up at an older age in Thessaloniki,…

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Greeks of the World – Georgia Kovridis

“I was born in 1938 in the village of Inoi in Kastoria, northern Greece. My parents were Pontian refugees. I had an awful childhood. At the age of 7 years old I…

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Greeks of the world- Strati Kalamvoki

“I was born in Sydney where I lived until the age of 6 years old. We then moved to Greece for 7 years and returned to Sydney in 1992 when I was…

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Greeks of the World: Constantinos Agganis

“I was born on July 16, 1931 in Logganiko, Sparti. My parents, Stavros and Demetra had nine children of which I am the third.  Our family was very poor and I was…

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Greeks of the World – Maria Cotsis

“I was born in 1947 on the island of Lesvos, in a village not far from the sea, atop a mountain. My childhood was difficult. Imagine living in a tiny one bedroom…

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Greeks of the World – Tanya Chambers- Chlambea

“I was born and raised in Sydney, by Greek parents who immigrated to Australia in the late 1960s from the island of Kythera. My parents never intended on moving back ‘home’ as…

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Greeks of the World

“I was born and raised in Kavala, a beautiful city by the sea, in the northern part of Greece. I’d highly recommend it for a holiday! I have lived and worked in…

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Greeks of the World – John Tsolkas

“I was born and raised in Athens and for the first 8 years of my life I lived with my family (my parents, two brothers and one sister) at Lykabitos in downtown…

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Greeks of the World – Natalia Gaspari

  “I was born and raised on the beautiful Ionian island of Kefalonia. In September 2011, at the age of 22 years old, I arrived in Australia. Everything looked so different. A…

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Greeks of the World- Stella Mastrogiannakou

“I am from a small town called Monemvasia and my parents and I moved to Canada in August, 2011. We moved here because both of my parents could not find work in…

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Greeks of the World – Argyris Giantsis

“When I left Greece, the reality for a lot of young people was quite a harsh one when it came to finding employment. I could see that the situation was getting more…

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Greeks of the World – George Katogiritis

There is so much I miss when I am not home: the culture, the Karpathian air, the view of the Aegean Sea, the Greek sun, and definitely my friends and family  I…

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Christmas Time in The 6ix!

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” –Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!…