The task of naming the State Library of Queensland’s impending exhibition about Greek cafés was met with deliberation equal to that of the Greek proprietor choosing a name for his shop.
On the fourth floor of the State Library we’re working towards an exhibition about Greek cafés. Run by Greek migrants from the early twentieth century, these shops were the heart of regional towns across the state.
At Paniyiri, being Greek is the coolest thing to be. But Greeks were not always accepted in their new homeland.