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Antipodean Palette 2016 – A Call for Entries

Antipodean Palette 2016 – A Call for Entries

The Greek-Australian Cultural League is pleased to announce that this year the Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition will be organised during August 2016 and invites artists to submit their works. This event celebrates the diverse works of artists within the Greek...

The launch of the ANTIPODES culture and arts periodical

The launch of the ANTIPODES culture and arts periodical

The 61st Volume of the literary periodical «ANTIPODES», together with the announcement of the results of the Literary Competition will be launched on the 15th November, 2015, at 3.00pm. at the Panarcadian Association “O Kolokotronis” building, 570 Victoria St., North...

Antipodean Palette 2015 – Growing bigger and better

Antipodean Palette 2015 – Growing bigger and better

Ιn 2011, the GACL committee decided to promote Greek-Australian artists through an annual art event called the ‘Antipodean Palette’. In the past 5 years, the Antipodean Palette has grown to become a major annual art event in the Greek community, generating discussion...

Μεγάλη επιτυχία είχε η έκθεση Antipodean Palette 2015

Μεγάλη επιτυχία είχε η έκθεση Antipodean Palette 2015

Mεγάλη επιτυχία σημείωσαν τα εγκαίνια της έκθεσης Antipodean Palette 2015, της πέμπτης κατά σειρά ετήσιας, ομαδικής έκθεσης που διοργανώνει ο Ελληνο-Αυστραλιανός Πολιτιστικός Σύνδεσμος (ΕΑΠΣ). Τα εγκαίνια της έκθεσης έγιναν στις 13 Αυγούστου, σε αίθουσα της Steps...

Call for entries for the ‘Antipodean Palette 2015’

Call for entries for the ‘Antipodean Palette 2015’

The Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne is hosting its 5th annual art exhibition the ‘Antipodean Palette 2015’, from 13 August to 23 August 2015, at the Steps Gallery, 62 Lygon Street, Carlton. The exhibition aims to support visual arts in the community by...

The GACL Literary Competition 2015

The GACL Literary Competition 2015

The Greek-Australian Cultural League organizes as usual the annual Literary Competition whose results will be announced during the launch of this year’s “Antipodes” periodical, Volume 61. The competition includes works written in the Greek or English language in the...

The new edition of periodical “Antipodes”

The new edition of periodical “Antipodes”

The 61st Volume of the literary periodical «ANTIPODES» will be launched in November, 2015. This issue will publish works submitted by its members, such as poems, short stories, studies, essays, book reviews and οther literary works, in Greek and English. Submitted...

The launch of the literary magazine ‘Diasporic Literature’

The launch of the literary magazine ‘Diasporic Literature’

The launch of the literary magazine "Diasporic Literature" which is to include music and recitals in three languages, will take place at the Cyprus Community Building, Lygon Street, Brunswick on December 7th 2014. The magazine will be launched in the Greek language by...

The Annual General Meeting 2014

The Annual General Meeting 2014

The members of the Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne are invited to the Annual General Meeting, which will take place on Sunday, November 2014, at 3.00 pm, on the second floor of the Panarcadian Association of Melbourne and Victoria "O Kolokotronis», 570...

Ioannas Liakakou’s book launch

Ioannas Liakakou’s book launch

On Sunday 12th October 2014, Ioannna Liakakou launched her latest poetry collection, «...της μοναξιάς και της αγρύπνιας...» at the Pontian Community of Melbourne, 345 Victoria St., Brunswick. The book was launched by writer and poet, Mrs Andrea Garivaldis. Launching...

Launch of ‘Antipodes’ and Literary Competition Results 2014

Launch of ‘Antipodes’ and Literary Competition Results 2014

On Sunday 5th October, the Greek –Australian Cultural League (GACL) presented the periodical “Antipodes” vol. 60 and announced the annual Literary Competition results for 2014. This took place in the wonderful atmosphere of the refurbished hall belonging to the...

Launch of periodical ‘Antipodes’ 2014

Launch of periodical ‘Antipodes’ 2014

On Sunday,  5th October 2014, at 3.00 pm, at the Panarkadian Association of Melbourne and Victoria, “O Kolokotronis” building, 570 Victoria St., North Melbourne (2nd floor) the Greek-Australian Cultural League of Melbourne will launch the periodical “Antipodes”...

The launching of Dina Amanatides poetry collections

The launching of Dina Amanatides poetry collections

Two poetry collections of Dina Amanatides, “Fragile World” and “Burning Experiences”, were recently launched at the Panarcadian Association of Melbourne “O Kolokotronis”. The books were officially launched by the journalist and writer, Vivienne Morris. This...

‘Blessings, Curses and Exorcisms’ – Jim Saltis new book

‘Blessings, Curses and Exorcisms’ – Jim Saltis new book

E.E.A.M.A. in collaboration with the Greek-Australian Cultural League launched Jim Saltis’ book "Blessings, Curses and Exorcisms", on Sunday 31st August, 2014, 3.00pm, at the Stars International reception centre, 1C Bell Street, Preston. The book was presented by the...

Jim Saltis’ book launch

Jim Saltis’ book launch

E.E.A.M.A. in collaboration with the Greek-Australian Cultural League invite you to Jim Saltis’ book launch of  “Blessings, Curses and Exorcisms, on Sunday 31st August, 2014, 3.00pm, at the Stars International reception centre, 1C Bell Street, Preston. The book will...

Αn art show dedicated to our first generation

Αn art show dedicated to our first generation

The Greek-Australian Cultural League invites the community to attend an art show dedicated to our first generation Greek Australians. This is a rare opportunity to showcase the hidden talent within our senior community.  Opening night will be on Friday 29th August,...

The opening of the «Antipodean Palette» 2014

The opening of the «Antipodean Palette» 2014

Once again with great success the Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne was proud to present its annual art event, «Antipodean Palette» 2014. Opening night οn 22nd May attracted many visitors who came to view the range of works on display. These include...

The ‘Metamorphosis’ poetry reading

The ‘Metamorphosis’ poetry reading

On Sunday 25th May, 2014, the Greek-Cultural League hosted the “metamorphosis” poetry event at the Steps Gallery, an event which turned out to be a great success. With a pertinentlycontemporary orientation, the theme of transformation created a collective dialogue...

The new GACL website gacl.com.au

The new GACL website gacl.com.au

The updated and modernized GACL website with the latest applications and adaptations will be up (beta version) and running as of 10  May. Please support us in our latest venture by going onto our facebook page (facebook.com/gaclmelbourne) and twitter...

GACL News – Newsletter No 2 (May 2014)

GACL News – Newsletter No 2 (May 2014)

Dear Members, a number of you have already attended many of the successful functions organized by our League since the start of the year 2014. With our second Newsletter we wish to inform you in advance of subsequent functions to give you the opportunity to organize...

Flames in the Water Tears in the Sea

Flames in the Water Tears in the Sea

On Sunday 17th May at 3.00 pm., Dr Con Aroney will launch his book Flames in the Water Tears in the Sea, a powerful historical novel about one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century, at the Pontian Community of Melbourne, 345 Victoria St., Brunswick. The book...

The 4th Annual Art Exhibition ‘Antipodean Palette 2014’

The 4th Annual Art Exhibition ‘Antipodean Palette 2014’

The Greek Australian Cultural League of Melbourne is hosting its 4th annual art exhibition, ‘Antipodean Palette 2014.’ The exhibition aims to support visual arts in the community by showcasing the works of 12 practicing artists in a variety of media. Artists...

New members to the Administrative Committee

New members to the Administrative Committee

We are delighted to welcome to the Administrative Committee two new valuable members- Theo Mantalvanos and Mary Raphael who with interest and enthusiasm agreed to offer their invaluable experience and knowledge to the League. We wish them both the very best.

Next October the new edition of the ‘Antipodes’ periodical

Next October the new edition of the ‘Antipodes’ periodical

The 60th Volume of the literary periodical «ANTIPODES» will be launched the 5th of October 2014. Τhis issue will publish works submitted by its members, such as poems, short stories, studies, essays, book reviews and οther literary works, in Greek and English....

Literary Competition 2014

Literary Competition 2014

The GACLM, once again, organises the annual Literary Competition whose results will be announced during the launch of this year’s “Antipodes” periodical, Volume 60. The competition includes works written in the Greek or English language in the following categories:...

“Some Truths” by Litsa Nikolopoulou-Gogas

“Some Truths” by Litsa Nikolopoulou-Gogas

Litsa’s book, titled “Some Truths” is autobiographical and  divided into two parts, the first covers the period from when Litsa was young-during and after the second world war and the second part refers to her migration to Australia in 1956 till today. This is Litsa’s...