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Stephen Fry

Live Webinar Event: In Conversation with Stephen Fry on 5 August 2021

Join the conversation with much admired actor, comedian, author and longstanding philhellene Stephen Fry in The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s forthcoming ‘In Conversation’ event, as he is interviewed by prominent business leader and best-selling author David Hill on Thursday, 5 August 2021, at 11.00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

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George Clooney Parthenon sculptures

George Clooney repeats call for Parthenon sculptures’ return

George Clooney repeats his claim that the Parthenon sculptures should be returned to Athens. This comes despite the fact that in 2014 when he said that returning them was “the right thing to do”, Boris Johnson compared him to Hitler. Last December Clooney admitted in an interview that the comparison: “still makes me laugh. Bit of a stretch.”

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Parthenon Marbles

British elementary school students ask for Parthenon Sculptures to return to Greece

“It is moving that children educated in the British education system understand both Elgin’s indecency and the tolerance of the Turks, as well as the British obsession to illegally withhold parts of a monument of Greek culture,” says Greek ambassador, Ioannis Raptakis after numerous British school children sent letters to the Greek embassy supporting the retune of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

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