What’s On? Things to do from 25-27 June – Neos Kosmos

ATHENS PHOTO FESTIVAL ENTRIES
Entries still open for photographers to submit their work for the Athens Photo Festival 2020. The festival features work of emerging and established artists the world over. The festival aims to reflect the diversity of photography and visual culture today. The chosen works will be exhibited at the Benaki Museum in Athens from 16 September to 15 November
Closing date for entries: 30 June
For more information: www.photofestival.gr

SUMMER NOSTOS FESTIVAL 2020
This year’s online edition of the annual Summer Nostos Festival features electronic music and dance performances at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Cultural Centre park in the south of Athens. Also available free online are the discussions from SNF Dialogues sessions.
Where: SNF Cultural Centre’s Park
Online: www.snfestival.org/en/snf-conference-2020/
When: Running until 28 June

PENNY MARATHON 2020
The Ninth Penny Marathon an animal welfare fundraiser will be one with a difference. Thanks to COVID-19, participants are invited to send videos and photos of their fitness activities to the organizers. Registration to this year’s event is a symbolic commitment.
When: Sunday, 12 July.
Online platforms: post photos and videos to #pennymarathon2020 or email/Drop Box footage to: info@pennymarathon.com
Info: Go to the Penny Marathon Facebook page

TRADE WITH AFRICA WEBINAR
The Hellenic-African Chamber of Commerce and Development are hosting a Doing Business with Africa webinar for Greek businesses exporting to African countries following the COVID-19 pandemic. Will include MrExportToAfrica and Greek embassy officials in North Africa.
When: 2pm (Greece time), 14 July.
Platform: Zoom
Information: Webinar link

VIC

VIRTUAL OPEN LECTURE
Professor Louise Hitchcock will be presenting  a talk under the 2020 Greek History and Culture Seminars on the theme NaueII Swords, Germs and Iron: What the COVID-19 Pandemic can tell us abou the Bronze Age (12th Century BCE) Collpase in Greece.
Online: Greek Community of Melbourne’s links on  YouTube Live Stream or on Facebook Live Stream. To actively participate and ask questions you can pre-register through the Zoom Webinar link
Contact: Call 03 9662 2722 or email: info@greekcommunity.com.au
When: Thursday, 25 June. 7pm

MELBOURNE REBETIKO ENSEMBLE DIGITAL CONCERT 2
This is the second instalment of the Isolated Digital Concerts. The stream is produced in collaboration The Boite, Harmonic Whale with support from the Clifton Hill/North Fitzroy Community Bank Branch
When: Friday, 26 June, 7pm to 8.30pm
Where: Online event streamed via Rebetika in Melbourne Facebook Page
Tickets: $20 via contribution link: www.stickytickets.com.au/FC8A7
Information: Con Kalamaras 0419 194 030

ASCA AMBASSADOR
Meet the Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy’s official ambassador Federal MP Maria Vamvakinou and listen to SCD talks with Agnes
When: Saturday, 27 June; 3 to 4pm.
Where: via Zoom

WEDNESDAY REBETIKO NIGHTS IN JULY
Rebetika in Melbourne present Wednesday Rebetiko Nights starting 1 July.
Where: Triakosia, 300 Queens Parade, Clifton Hill
When: 7pm every Wednesday, starting 1 July to 26 August
Contact: 94824931 or Wednesday Rebetiko Nights on Facebook

GREEK CYPRIOT YOUTH OF MELBOURNE
Membership applications for GCYM are now live. The organisation promotes shared Cypriot and Greek culture and creates a platform for youth to socialize with the community
Contact: https://tinyurl.com/joincypriotyouth or email: cy.apostolosandreas@gmail

PAINT AND SIP CLASS: THE GREEK HOUSE
The Ladder Art Space offers a different night out. Painting workshop all painting materials provided with tuition by professional artist. Take home your finished artwork on 30×40 stretched canvas. Bring your own nibbles and drinks. Social distancing requirement apply: 12 persons per studio
When: 16 July. 6.45pm to 8.45pm
Where: Ladder Art Space, 81 Denmark Street, Kew
Tickets: $55 via Eventbrite
Contact: education@ladderartspace.com.au

LIVE ONLINE CULTURAL WORKSHOPS
Join series free online workshops that celebrate the diverse arts and crafts of Victoria’s multicultural communities hosted by the Victorian Multicultural Commission. The workshops are also suitable for older primary school and secondary school learners.
When: June and July
Contact: Telephone (03) 7005 1267; or email: contact@vmc.vic.gov.au to get a programme and register for each event or try this Link to the VMC.

NSW

LIVE COMEDY PRODUCTION
The Greek Stage Theatre presents four performances of the comedy Ζωή Μετά Χαμηλών Πτήσεων (Living Flying Low) by the anonymous Greek playwright Arkas, every Saturday in July.
Where: Greek Orthodox Community of New South Wales premises, 206-210 Lakemba Street, Lakemba
When: 6pm every Saturday in July (4,11,18 and 25)
Contact: 0450 724 600
Tickets: $35 including meal.
Social distancing rules apply.

GREEK LESSONS
Greek lessons for adults via Zoom or small classes organised at Greek Bilingual Workshop.
When: Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Beginners to advanced intermediate. Reading groups, conversation and vocabulary. Skype lessons available
Cost: Group lessons from $25; $65 at the bookshop, $75 from home
When: Lessons held Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays
Where: Online or 837 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill, Sydney
Contact: info@bilingualbookshop.com.au or call 0400 436 079

NORTHERN TERRITORY

GREEK FESTIVAL (ST PANTELEIMON)
The Kalymnian Brotherhood Darwin and the Greek Orthodox Community North Australia (GOCNA) and the Cyprus Community are holding a Festival to celebrate the Feast of St Panteleimon. Food, drink and dance, children’s activities
Where: Kalymnian Brotherhood, 64 Batten Road,Marrara, Darwin
When: Saturday, 25 July. Starting at 10am until late