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Gallipoli Symphony Unites Former Foes

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On Tuesday, August 4, Canberran Christopher Latham will conduct the premiere of the Gallipoli Symphony in Istanbul. [...] "Essentially, the work brings together the best composers from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. [...] I believe it is the largest piece of cultural diplomacy our country has ever created," he says.

Missing the Boat to China

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Touring Swan Lake in China is not the kind of cultural diplomacy that will help Australia gain a foothold in Asia.[...] The arts sector must engage with Asia and other parts of the world on cultural terms.  

Aussie CEO to Fly to Greece to Pay Pension of Old Friend of the Family

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Two days ago Australian website news.com.au ran pictures of an elderly Greek man slumped on the pavement outside a bank in Thessaloniki. He was openly weeping. James Koufos, a finance CEO based in Sydney, recognised him as Giorgos Chatzifotiadis, an old friend of the family, and decided he had to do something.

Eight Great Gastrodiplomacy Nations

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Few things bind people more immediately and indelibly than food. Take a look at our list of some of the most active and thoughtful gastrodiplomats around.

NRL helps launch Sports Diplomacy Strategy

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Today's launch of the Australian Sports Diplomacy Strategy 2015-18 signals a new era of partnership between the Australian Government and sporting organisations. Together, we will leverage our outstanding sports skills, facilities and knowledge to promote Australia and strengthen our links with countries and communities in the region. The strategy highlights our excellence in hosting major sporting events like the AFC Asian Cup, ICC Cricket World Cup and the upcoming Netball World Cup that generate long-term economic, d

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