Greek Music Morning at Coburg Library- Victoria, 11 July
Coburg Library holds a morning of Greek music. On Wednesday 11 July, the library opens its gates to book-lovers willing to accompany their reading with some Greek music.
The library hosts live performance of traditional Greek music, including musician Byron Triantafyllidis.
Attendants will have the opportunity to enjoy Triantafyllidis’ fantastic performance as well as browse the latest Greek books, DVDs and CDs.
For bookings contact (03) 9353 4000.
“From Ithaca to Australia” seminar-presentation- Melbourne, 12 July
“From the Island of Ithaca to Australia”: This presentation depicts the journey from the island of Ithaca to Australia (1853 onwards). The reasons behind the migration, hardships endured after arrival, the gold rush period, establishment of the cafes in Melbourne’s CBD early 20th century.
The seminar will explore: prominent Ithacans of Melbourne, establishment of the Ithacan Philanthropic Society 1916, the Ithacan Society’s activities over the years, and the life of a typical Ithacan family living in the early to mid-20th century in Melbourne.
Where and when: 3rd Level at GOCMV Building at 168 Lonsdale Street in Melbourne, Victoria on July 12th, 2012
AHEPA Concert in Support of Crisis-Hit Greek Children, Melbourne July 15th
AHEPA, in cooperation with the Hellenic Women’s Cultural Association (Estia), is throwing a concert in Melbourne to support children suffering as a result of the debt crisis in Greece.
The concert will be held Sunday July 15 at 3:00 pm at the Glen Eira Town Hall, corner of Hawthorn Rd and Glen Eira Rd, Caulfield. Tickets are $25.
‘South Italy, Sicily and the Mediterranean: Cultural Interactions’ conference in Melbourne 17th-21st July
Hosted by the Centre for Greek Studies and the A.D. Trendall Research Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, this conference will focus on the movement of people and interactions of culture in the region of Southern Italy and Sicily from antiquity until the present.
The conference will run between 17th and 21st July 2012 at the Museo Italiano in Carlton, Melbourne.
The program will include an exhibition at Museo Italiano of ancient Greek vases from Southern Italy and Sicily as well as other pieces from the collection of the Trendall Research Centre. It will also include a tour of the world-class resources held at the A.D. Trendall Research Centre at La Trobe University.
‘Three Men and a Red Head” Exhibition by Kaliopy, Melbourne until 22 July
Greek-Australian renowned artist Kaliopy is demonstrating her work until 22 July at the 69 Street Smith Gallery in Melbourne.
This event, curated by Kaliopy, brings international artists together for an intimate group show, from the Holocaust Series to Scenic Landscaping, Sensuality & Quirkiness to the launch of the Carry Art movement.
Famous Otto Boron, Thomas Delohery and Patrick Jennings Brady are the three men ‘accompanying’ the Greek artist.