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Collecting history and ideas from Greece

Collecting history and ideas from Greece

Dean Kalymniou’s coin collection – part of the Greek collectors exhibition – reflects the impact Hellenic culture has had throughout Asia. Thomas Andronas 3 May 2010   The Hellenic Museum at the former Royal Mint will soon play host to an unusual collection of collections. Launching in mid-May, the exhibition brings together private collections of Greek pottery and coins ranging […]

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Australian Macedonian Advisory Council (AMAC) letter to Premier Mr. Rann

Australian Macedonian Advisory Council (AMAC) letter to Premier Mr. Rann

Wednesday, 10th February 2010 Dear Hon. Mike Rann MP (Premier of South Australia), I hope this letter finds you well and in good health. I am writing to offer my sincerest appreciation in your continual dauntless and unwavering support of matters deemed of the utmost importance to the Greek-Australian community. The last instance was a courageous speech given at the […]

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This is a truly wonderful man

This is a truly wonderful man

      This is a truly wonderful man     The Hon. M.J. ATKINSON (Croydon—Attorney-General, Minister for Justice, Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs) (15:22):  Today I would like to place on record the state’s recognition and appreciation of the extraordinary life of Gervasios Kosmidis who was born near Ankara in Anatolia in the former Ottoman Empire […]

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Ancient Greek splendour and brutality – a template for now

Ancient Greek splendour and brutality – a template for now

Ancient Greek splendour and brutality – a template for now 9 Nov 2009 In his book From Democrats to Kings: The Brutal Dawn of a New World, MICHAEL C. SCOTT examines the period between the Athenian Democracy and Alexander the Great and considers how it resembles our world. Here he writes exclusively for Neos Kosmos.   Australian Special Forces in […]

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Subject: PM Gruevski of FYROM Australian visit

  Subject: PM Gruevski of FYROM Australian visit Dear Mr. Brooks (State MP Bundoora), I hope this letter finds you well and in good health.  Recently we saw the arrival of the Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Gruevski, to Australia to sign a bilateral Social Security agreement between FYROM and Australia.    Whilst all members […]

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Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia PM Gruevski Australian visit comes up short (Greece, Bulgaria)

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia PM Gruevski Australian visit comes up short (Greece, Bulgaria) Australian Macedonian Advisory Council   November 01, 2009     The Prime Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Nikola Gruevski, has left Australia after what is considered to have been a disappointing return from his visit. The FYROM PM created an international incident […]

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Unacceptable the recent statements of Gruevski, says the Bulgarian President

Unacceptable the recent statements of Gruevski, says the Bulgarian President

Georgi Purvanov Bulgarian President Georgi Purvanov has hit out at a statement by FYROMian prime minister Nikola Gruevski that only in Australia did FYROMians have the unique opportunity to live together with their compatriots from the Aegean (in Greece) and Pirin mountain (in Bulgaria). Purvanov described Gruevski’s statement as “unacceptable”, Bulgarian news agency BTA said on October 29 2009. Purvanov, who […]

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Letter sent by the PanMacedonian Association to the President of the University of Utah

Letter sent by the PanMacedonian Association to the President of the University of Utah

October 26, 2009   President Michael K. Young University of Utah 201 Presidents Circle Salt Lake City, Utah 84112   Dear President Young,   On behalf of our multi-thousand membership of our organization and indeed of all U.S. citizens of Hellenic descent, we want to protest in the strongest possible terms the presentation of distorted facts pertaining to the history […]

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Foreign Minister reassures Greek lobby

Foreign Minister reassures Greek lobby

Foreign Minister reassures Greek lobby   Australian Foreign Affairs minister, Stephen Smith, went to great lengths to reassure the Greek community. Photo: AAP Image/Alan Porritt 19 Oct 2009 The Australian Foreign Affair minister Mr. Stephen Smith has reassured the Greek Australian community that the government’s position concerning the naming of FYROM remains unchanged. The reassurance came in a recent letter […]

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Demetria Festival 2009 – Sunday 25th October 2009

The annual Demetria Festival is being held on Sunday 25th October 2009 from 11am – 7pm at Warrawee Park (Cnr. Atherton Rd & Drummond St), Oakleigh, Melbourne. – The Dimitria Festival, named in honour of St Dimitrios, the Patron Saint of Thessaloniki is entrenched in Victoria’s multicultural calendar as one of the biggest events to showcase multicultural diversity to the […]

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