King Otto

The Greek Community of Melbourne and Palace Cinemas presents, KING OTTO. In the summer of 2004, audiences looked on in disbelief as the Greek National Football Team, a country that had never previously won a single match or even scored a goal in a major tournament, took down the giant
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Greece21: Greece’s 1821 as an International Event: its Impact on America presented by Prof Alexander Kitroeff

25 March Presenter: Prof Alexander Kitroeff Language of Presentation: English | R.M.L.G.*: 0 – No knowledge of Greek required. Synopsis The Greek Revolution of 1821 impacted the United States in many ways which this paper explores before offering an overall interpretation of the
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Greece21: Visions of freedom in the Greek World presented by Prof Paschalis Kitromilides

April 1 Paschalis M. Kitromilides, PhD Harvard University, is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Athens and member of the Academy of Athens. He has been Director of the Centre for Asia Minor Studies and of the Institute of Neohellenic Research at the National
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Greece21: The Forgotten city of Ancient Greece presented by Prof Paul Cartledge

Emeritus Professor Paul Cartledge will present an online lecture entitled The Forgotten City of Thebes, on Thursday 8th April 2021, 7.00pm, as a part of the Greek History and Culture Seminars offered by the Greek Community of Melbourne. Thebes – the one in ancient Greece (not to
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Greece21: 1821 Birth of a Nation State presented by Prof Thanos Veremis

April 15 Presenter: Prof Thanos Veremis Abstract: The Greek war of independence belongs to the same tradition as those of the American and the French revolutions. It was fought by Greek Christians against Ottoman Muslims. Furthermore, the Greek diaspora in Europe and Russia played a v
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Greece 21: TSITSANIS, HATZIDAKIS, XARCHAKOS, THEODORAKIS: Songs of liberation by Greece’s four great composers

May 29 The Greek Community of Melbourne, in celebration of the 200 year anniversary of the Greek War of Independence, is proud to present: Tsitsanis, Hatzidakis, Xarchakos, Theodorakis: Songs of liberation by Greece’s four great composers. Being performed at Melbourne Recital Centre o
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Greece 21: Death of a Romantic: Lord Byron and the influence of the Romantic movement on the Greek world

June 11 The significance of Romanticism and the idea of the “re-emergence” of a classical Greek state is celebrated in an evening of poetry, music and historic storytelling. An ensemble of actors, & musicians will present an evening that will include readings of work by Byron and
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