New site launched!

Posted on Jul 20, 2014 in News

The Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies (AIMS) is proud to announce the formal launch of our new, redesigned website! It features an improved homepage design, cleaner layout of page content and an intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system. And we’re just getting started! Exciting new elements are still in development, with roll-out over the coming months. We’d love to talk about them but until they’re ready for prime time, we want to be sure our developers have the opportunity to get it right. Research and study is our business to which we are committed. This new site makes that objective obvious and we hope it will tell you everything you need to know about The Australian Institute of Macedonian Studies. We look forward to hearing from...

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Concerts, Festivals, Musicals & Exhibitions

Posted on Sep 23, 2013 in News

The Australian Institute for Macedonian Studies organized or played a key role in the arrangement and coordination of a significant number of concerts, festivals, musicals as well as theatrical plays. The cultural activities were important to communicate the socio-cultural role of the Institute to its members and to the broader Greek and Australian society. These included: As early as 1988, the AIMS under the guidance of Ms. Theofanis Karabatsas organized a Greek Macedonian festival at the gardens of the St. John’s Monastery in Northcote with the support of the Abbott Ierotheos Kourtessis; In 1991, in collaboration with the theatrical school “Gefyra” it staged the theatrical play “Alexander the Great” directed by Nicholas Skiadopoulos; In 1992, the AIMS organized a musical concert at the Melba Conservatorium of the University of Melbourne under the directorship of the maestro Valentinos Patrikidis;  on 29 September 2002, the AIMS played a key role in the promotion and organzations of the visiting Byzantine Choir of Athens University at Melbourne’s Concert Hall, under the directorship of maestro of the psaltic art, Professor Gregorios Stathis. In October 1994 the AIMS organized the first photographic exhibition on the Migration and Settlement of Macedonian Greeks in Australia and New Zealand, covering the period...

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