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Journey from yassou to g'day: digital stories


Greek Orthodox Community of Saint George & State Library of Queensland



Project description and objectives

Eight digital stories reflecting the contribution of the Greek community to Queensland created by the State Library of Queensland as part of the Storylines - Q150 Digital Stories Project.

These digital stories were created during a digital storytelling workshop conducted on 25-26 April 2009. The workshop was facilitated by Mt Nebo Multimedia and coordinated by Zenovia Pappas. The eight stories in the collection include: 'Contessa Diamantina di Roma Lady Bowen' by Diana Hacker; 'Cane farming in the Burdekin' by Margaret Malandris; 'Eiris (Rene) Nicolaides nee Freeleagus' by Jan Psaltis; 'Greek Paniyiri Festival of Brisbane' by Christos Kazonis; 'John Nicolaides and his son Nicholas Nicolaides' by John Nicolaides; 'Legacy of four brothers' by Ann Kryanis; 'Sculpture: A Journey' by Phillip Piperides; and 'The Syrmis Family and their Lasting Legacy' by Beulah Castan.



The Greek Orthodox Community of Saint George, State Library of Queensland and Team Lacey Consultancy

Funding sources

Queensland Government's Q150 Community Funding Program