The Modern Olympics: Greece, Australia and Edwin Flack
With the COVID affected 2020 Tokyo Olympics finally upon us it seems an appropriate time to consider again the athlete who first established the Australia-Greece-Olympic link: Edwin Harold Flack. As [...]
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Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete
Ι have the pleasure of addressing an open invitation to all the Greeks and friends of Greece in Western Australia, to attend the following events on the occasion of the [...]
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Public Academic Lecture by Dr John Yiannakis OAM
Date: Tuesday 13 April 2021 Venue: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese (22 Dianella Drive, DIANELLA) Time: 6.00pm Presenter: Dr John Yiannakis OAM Topic: Vlase Zanalis: Orthodox Iconographer and Illustrator of the Indigenous
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Tracing Greece’s War of Independence 25th March Commemorations in WA
Every year, following a special liturgy, members of Perth’s Greek community assemble at Kings Park to commemorate the 25th March anniversary of Greece’s declaration of independence from the Ottoman Empire
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Perth and the Parthenon Frieze
As construction work on the new WA Museum in Francis Street nears completion, it is worth noting the connection the original WA Museum and Art Gallery had with the Parthenon [...]
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The Legacy of Colonel George Devine Treloar – 9 Oct
In September 1922, a young Australian veteran of World War One and the Russian Campaign, arrived in Thrace. His mission: to rescue and re-settle hundreds of thousands of survivors of [...]
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13th International Conference on Greek Research
Last week in Adelaide the Australian Centre for Hellenic Language and Culture at Flinders University held its biennial International Research Conference. The Conference has been operating since the early 1990s, [...]
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