Events

  • Athens Flying Week opens on September 4-5

    The 9th Athens Flying Week air show, the biggest in Greece, is scheduled on September 4-5 at the airforce base in Tanagra. According to a press release, visitors will have an opportunity to witness flying displays performed by the French Airforce’s Rafale Solo Display Team, the Hellenic Air Force’s historic ‘Warbird’ Spitfire, Patrouille de France…

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  • Seminar: Insight and Discussion on Domestic Violence

    The Greek Community of Melbourne in collaboration with White Ribbon Australia are proud and honoured to present a seminar on domestic violence awareness and prevention in Australia. The keynote speaker of this seminar is public figure and domestic violence victim/ survivor, Ms. Simone O’Brien. Simone’s journey started in 2012 when she suffered a horrific domestic…

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  • Rigos Choreographs Hadjidakis

    The Greek National Opera Ballet joins the Athens Festival with two shows of its successful 2019 dance adaptation of four songs by Manos Hadjidakis: “C.N.S Cycle,” “Captain Michalis,” “The Accursed Serpent” and “Gioconda’s Smile.” The four dances are choreographed by the critically acclaimed Konstantinos Rigos, who takes inspiration from their core themes. Shows take place…

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  • Greece: 1821 Before and After

    The Benaki Museum, in cooperation with the Bank of Greece, the National Bank of Greece and Alpha Bank, presents a major anniversary exhibition to celebrate the bicentenary of the pivotal year in modern Greek history, 1821, the year when the revolution which resulted in the country’s independence was declared. One thousand and two hundred objects…

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  • The Frogs by Aristophanes streaming live from the Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

    As the world is still reeling from the pandemic and exploring new ways to re-ignite theatre in the COVID-19 era, the Athens Epidaurus Festival invites international audiences to the most beautiful theatre of the ancient world for a live broadcast of Aristophanes’ comic masterpiece The Frogs, by acclaimed director Argyro Chioti in her Ancient Theatre…

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  • Adelaide: Van Gogh Alive

    The life and legacy of Vincent Van Gogh comes leaping off the canvas in this multi-sensory tribute to one of Western art’s greatest names. 131 years after his death, Van Gogh Alive turns the art world on its head, using the latest audio-visual technology to transport the viewers inside Van Gogh’s greatest masterpieces. From swirling…

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  • Archie 100 – A Century of the Archibald Prize

    Celebrate 100 years of Archibald with two exhibitions for one ticket price. This year marks 100 years of Australia’s oldest and most-loved portrait award. To celebrate, when you buy a ticket to Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021, you’ll also receive entry to Archie 100, a landmark exhibition exploring the rich history of the Archibald…

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  • Regional Flavours returns to South Brisbane

    Regional Flavours returns to South Bank Parklands in 2021, bringing some of Australia’s revered chefs and local producers to the heart of Brisbane. Firmly established as a foodie’s haven, Regional Flavours has now evolved and expanded from its long-standing format, to offer a new suite of programming, immersive experiences, and esteemed chefs- found and celebrated…

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  • Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival

    Hunter Valley Wine and Food Festival, presented by Wine Selectors, is back for 2021. Curl up beside an open fire, warm yourself amongst outdoor firepits, enjoy hearty reds, and lazy lunches that roll into dinner, celebrated under the crisp winter open skies. As the vines go into hibernation, you’re invited to awaken your senses and…

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  • World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

    The World Press Photo 2021 exhibition is the only place in Sydney to see the stories that matter, through photography from the 64th annual World Press Photo Contest. Since 1955 the annual World Press Photo Contest has recognised professional photographers for the best pictures — presented in eight categories as single photos or stories — contributing to the past…

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