TheGreeks

TheGreeks

From Imbros Over the Sea – Presentation and Exhibition

with JIM CLAVEN   The northern Aegean Island of Imbros and its population played a significant but little appreciated role in the Gallipoli campaign and Australia’s Anzac story. Research by historian Jim Claven OAM reveals that Imbros was a major base for the Gallipoli campaign, the Island transformed and its people impacted by its effects. […]

‘Into the Moonlit Village’ (the Battle of Crete)

Greek Centre, Mezzanine Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

A bilingual book of poetry and art by Cretan-born Poli Tataraki (Sansey) and Australian Michael Winters. Hear readings of poems as you view projections of artwork where ANZACs and Cretans grapple side by side with the Nazi invasion and occupation under the gaze of the Bull. In all the horror soldiers encounter thelegendary Cretan philoxenia. […]