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Book Launch: Petro Alexiou

  • When: – 2:30 pm
  • Where: Greek Centre, Mezzanine Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
  • Entry: Free

Event Details

Petro Alexiou's book A Prisoner of War's Story will be launched by Andonis Piperoglou, Senior Lecturer in Global Diasporas at the University of Melbourne. Petro Alexiou is participating in the GrBF 2022 in two capacities: as a translator and on behalf of Aiora Books, as a publisher.


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Petro Alexiou has studied literature, philosophy and history in Australia (where he was born) and Greece. From 1983-1996 he subtitled Greek films for Australia’s public broadcaster SBS-TV. He has written scripts for film and video and has published children’s stories and articles on Greek literature and cinema, as well as Greek-Australian history.

Aiora Press is an independent publishing house in Athens. Since 1997, Aiora has been publishing selected books on history, politics, social and human science, literature, theatre, self-help, eastern philosophy, children’s books. Aiora also publishes important works of ancient and modern Greek literature translated into English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Russian.

About Book Fair 2022

This event belongs to the series, Book Fair 2022.

The Greek Community of Melbourne hosts a wide range of events, from intimate gatherings to large functions, and celebrates cultural diversity with vibrant festivals, performances, and exhibitions.

SERIES DATES: Saturday, 26/11/2022 – Sunday, 27/11/2022

See all Book Fair 2022 published events.

  • LANGUAGE English
  • CATEGORY Published Works > Book Launch
  • EVENT SERIES Book Fair > Book Fair 2022
  • SERIES DATES Saturday, 26/11/2022 – Sunday, 27/11/2022
  • PRESENTED BY The Greek Community of Melbourne
  • PLACE Greek Centre, Mezzanine
  • ADDDRESS Mezzanine Level, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000