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Hello my friend May- By Kon Kalimnios © 2019

Hello my friend May- By Kon Kalimnios © 2019

I hadn’t seen my childhood friend May, for such a while, Yet, the day she came- brought back countless memories and smiles. With a saddened heart, she granted me a loving and warm embrace, We laughed and cried reminiscing- as tears poured off her face. 70 years of memories shared with her and my Iris
Please Explain- The Savano

Please Explain- The Savano

At Acropolis Funeral Services, we cater for all funerals and accommodate families from any religious or non-religious background and/or beliefs and faiths. Predominantly, we cater for Greek Orthodox families and in keeping with the Greek Orthodox faith, we provide our families with traditional inclusions for their beloved loved ones whilst in our care, as they
Local Business Awards- Professional Services Nomination

Local Business Awards- Professional Services Nomination

For almost 20 years, Acropolis Funeral Services- has forged a reputation, as one of the most respected and recognised funeral homes, within the funeral industry of New South Wales. It has evolved into one of Sydney’s largest and most recognised Greek funeral homes. Its Headquarters are conveniently located in Earlwood, and the business also operates
What is Tsoureki?

What is Tsoureki?

Tsoureki; for millions of Greeks throughout the world, Easter wouldn’t be complete without it. It can be made and devoured any time of the year, but traditionally, it’s a treat made and especially enjoyed over Greek Orthodox Easter, or ‘Pascha.’ There are many variations to the recipe, many shapes and sizes, plain, chocolate filled, with
The Significance of Greek Orthodox Easter with Funerals

The Significance of Greek Orthodox Easter with Funerals

Within the Greek Orthodox Church, Easter or ‘Pascha’ is one of the most significant events of the religious calendar, and the greatest of celebrations, enjoyed by millions of Greeks across the globe. At the conclusion of Holy Week; the week where the Orthodox Church relives the last week of the life of Jesus; we celebrate
Caskets vs Coffins- Is there a Difference?

Caskets vs Coffins- Is there a Difference?

The terms casket and coffin are often used interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing? While both the coffin and the casket are used for the same purpose, the two actually differ in terms of their design, materials and history. The history of the coffin is a fairly long one, the term has been
St. Patrick’s Day, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day, 2019

It’s a feast day like no other, a celebration marking the 17th March, every year across the globe. Saint Patrick’s Day is a momentous occasion not only throughout Ireland, but through towns, villages, cities, offices, schools, churches and homes, decorated in a sea of green across every nation around the world. The actual feast day
Mrs. Lent

Mrs. Lent

Did you know of one of Greece’s oldest and most beautiful traditions, leading towards the sacred and special celebration of Easter? Introducing ‘Kira Sarakosti,’ or simply- Mrs. Lent. A sentimental and visual tradition, celebrated in many corners of Greece during this time. The custom begins on Clean Monday (Katharodeftera.) An edible biscuit doll is made
International Women’s Day, 2019

International Women’s Day, 2019

The 8th March every year is celebrated globally to raise the awareness of, and to promote women’s empowerment and gender equality. The United Nations Women is the entity that promotes the significance of the day and to ensure progress is developed and promoted to meet the needs of women and girls worldwide. The United Women’s