Lonsdale Street Greek Festival – 2018 will be the biggest yet!

by TGA Newsroomon 31/01/2018
MELBOURNE | In two weeks Melbourne’s largest Greek street party will paint the city blue and white with a bumper weekend of food, music, dancing and culture. This year’s Festival will be larger than ever, extending further down Lonsdale Street from Swanston Street right through to Exhibition Street. The event takes over the Melbourne’s historic […]

GCM announces historic agreement with the National Library of Greece

by TGA Newsroomon 14/09/2017
MELBOURNE | The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) is pleased to announce a historic agreement with the National Library of Greece. The President of the GCM Mr Bill Papastergiadis said: “Following three meetings, over the last year we reached an agreement with the National Library of Greece (NLG). The NLG will open its doors to […]

“Four at Steps” art exhibition

by TGA Newsroomon 26/03/2017
MELBOURNE | Four Melbourne-based Greek-Australian artists are having a joint exhibition of their work at Steps Gallery in Carlton featuring a diverse range of artworks including paintings, digital art and photography. The exhibition will be open from Wednesday 5 April. The official opening will take place on Saturday 8 April at 2.00 pm. Professor Nikos Papastergiadis, […]

A new Greek Centre on the Yarra

by TGA Newsroomon 13/01/2017
The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) is pleased to announce a plan that will not only contribute to the development of the site at Bulleen, but will financially strengthen the GCM and create new facilities and services for all Greeks in Melbourne. The Plan focuses on the Community’s core activities and services and brings together […]

Greek Film Festival opens with Papakaliatis’ “Worlds Apart”

by TGA Newsroomon 09/10/2016
MELBOURNE | The Delphi Bank 23rd Greek Film Festival (GFF) is opening in Melbourne on Wednesday 12 October at the Astor Theatre with Christopher Papakaliatis’ “Worlds Apart”. This year the Festival proudly spotlights cult filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, screening his entire body of work to date in a series of double-bills at The Astor. As a […]

Labor promises support to Melbourne’s Greek Community

by TGA Newsroomon 22/06/2016
MELBOURNE | The Shadow Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus; the Member for Hotham, Clare O’Neil; and Labor’s candidate for Wills, Peter Khalil; announced that a Shorten Labor Government will provide almost $600,000 in support for Melbourne’s vibrant Greek community. Labor values the contribution all multicultural communities make to Australia. Melbourne’s community is particularly special, being home to […]

Coalition commits $590.000 for the programs of the Greek Community of Melbourne

by TGA Newsroomon 20/06/2016
MELBOURNE | A re-elected Turnbull Coalition Government will invest $590,000 to support the invaluable contribution the Greek community makes to Melbourne. The announcement was made by Senator Arthur Sinodinos together with the Federal Member for Higgins, Kelly O’Dwyer, Liberal Candidate for Chisholm, Julia Banks, Liberal candidate for Hotham, George Hua, and Liberal candidate for Batman, […]

Greece defeat Australia 2-1 in Melbourne

by TGA Newsroomon 08/06/2016
MELBOURNE | Over 33,500 people attended a fierce encounter between the Greek National Football Team and the Socceroos at Etihad Stadium last night. The match result went the way of the Greeks and featured an outrageous goal from over the half way line, however the real success of the event was in the carnival atmosphere […]

GACL Literary competition 2016

by TGA Newsroomon 28/03/2016
The Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne announces its annual Literary Competition for 2016. The results will be announced on the day of the launch of the 62nd issue of the periodical Antipodes in October this year. The Literary Competition covers work written in either Greek or English in the following categories: poetry, short stories and […]

Λογοτεχνικός Διαγωνισμός 2016 του ΕΑΠΣ

by TGA Newsroomon 28/03/2016
Ο Ελληνο-Aυστραλιανός Πολιτιστικός Σύνδεσμος Μελβούρνης προκυρήσσει και φέτος τον ετήσιο Λογοτεχνικό Διαγωνισμό του, τα αποτελέσματα του οποίου θα ανακοινωθούν την ημέρα που θα κυκλοφορήσει το 62ο τεύχος του περιοδικού Αντίποδες, τον προσεχή Οκτώβριο. Ο Διαγωνισμός καλύπτει έργα γραμμένα στην ελληνική ή αγγλική γλώσσα στις εξής κατηγορίες: ποίηση, διήγημα και μονόπρακτο θεατρικό έργο. Σύμφωνα με ανακοίνωση […]

Antipodean Palette – Melbourne’s Greek Art Exhibition

by TGA Newsroomon 16/02/2016
MELBOURNE | The Greek-Australian Cultural League is pleased to announce that this year the Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition will be organised during August 2016 and invites artists to submit their works. This event celebrates the diverse works of artists within the Greek Australian community. Now in its 6th year, the Antipodean Palette has become an […]

Alkinoos Ioannides headlines the Greek Festival in Melbourne

by TGA Newsroomon 30/01/2016
MELBOURNE | Revered singer and performer Alkinoos Ioannides headlines the Lonsdale St Greek Festival in Melbourne next month, taking to the Delphi Bank stage on Saturday 27 February. Cypriot born Ioannides joins a long list of acclaimed artists that have performed at the Festival including Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Haris Alexiou, Glykeria, Dimitra Galani, Alkistis Protopsaltis and […]

THI Australia funds two Greek charities

by TGA Newsroomon 18/11/2015
MELBOURNE-ATHENS | The Hellenic Initiative Australia will be assisting humanitarian relief efforts in Greece through a grant of AU$60,000 to Greek charity organisations Boroume and Desmos. “THI Australia is honoured to be supporting the innovative and far-reaching work being done by Boroume and Desmos at this moment of profound need in Greece,” said THI Australia […]

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