What’s On 10 June – 17 June


QLD

HELLAS AND TURKEY: THE CONTEMPORARY REALITY
This lecture will take a look at the outcome of the 1821 Greek Revolution and where it leaves Hellas and Turkey in contemporary culture.
When: 20 June
Where: St Paraskevi Church, 241 Church Rd, Taigum, QLD, 4018
Info: www.2021.org.au

ST PARASKEVI FESTIVAL
Following the panegyric Holy Liturgy, the Parish of St Paraskevi Taigum will honour the national anniversary by presenting a talk on the topic of how other countries received the news of the commencement of the Hellenic Revolution.
When: July 26, 7:30pm
Where: St Paraskevi Church, 241 Church Rd, Taigum, QLD, 4018
Info: www.2021.org.au

NSW

CRETAN YOUTH TAVERNA NIGHT FUNDRAISER
The Youth Committee of the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales is holding a Taverna Night Fundraiser at the Greek Community Club. Proceeds will go to the youth committee of the association to assist with funding future youth events and purchasing traditional Cretan costumes.
When: 18 June, 6:30pm
Where: Greek Orthodox Community Club, 206 Lakemba Street, Lakemba, NSW, 2195
Bookings & Info: Trybooking

AUSTRALIAN HELLENIC CHOIR SOIREE
The Australian Hellenic Choir presents the songs from the era of immigration. Journey to the New Lands and a tribute to Poulopoulos.
When: 20 June, 12:30pm
Where: Beta Events, 238 Castlereagh Street, Lvl 1, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Bookings & Info: Eventbrite

SPEAKER SERIES: ANTHENS UNDER ROMAN RULE
Join Professor Ian Worthington as he talks about Ancient Athens and Roman rule. The Romans conquered but were captured by Greek civilization.
When: 23 June, 6:30pm
Where: Marrickville Library and Pavilion, 313 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville, NSW, 2204
Info: Eventbrite

BOOK LAUNCH: THE CHILDREN OF PAN: ARCADIANS IN AUSTRALIA
Anastasios Tamis’ book narrates the experience of immigration and the socio-economic, cultural and political organization of over 60,000 Arcadians who settled in Australia from 1953 to 1980. This is a free event.
When: 30 June, 7:00pm
Where: Greek Community Club Ltd, 206 Lakemba Street, Lakemba, NSW, 2195
Bookings & Info: Eventbrite

ACT

ANOTHER NIGHT IN KYTHERA
Join the Kythera Canberra committee as they host ‘Another Night in Kythera’. Tickets include traditional Greek mezzes and a live bouzouki performance.
When: 18 June, 7:00pm
Where: Filos Tavern at the Hellenic Club of Canberra, Matilda Street, Woden, ACT, 2606
Bookings & Info: TryBooking

VIC

LIVE MUSIC: DELYRIUM
High energy Melbourne based Folk Fusion band Delyrium, specialise in music from the island of Crete, Greece. Join them for a night of live music with Cretan lutes, lyras and vocals.
When: 18 June, 9:30pm
Where: Open Studio, 204 High Street, Northcote, VIC, 3070
Bookings & Info: Eventbrite

THE LINKS OF AUSTRALIA TO THE HELLENIC REVOLUTION
Lecture by Leuteris Kanellos, who has researched the particularly interesting topic of the relationship between Australia and the fighters of the Hellenic Revolution.
When: 20 June, 2:00pm
Where: RSL Victoria Greek Sub-Branch, 14A Ferrars Place, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205
Info: www.2021.org.au

2021 PANTHRACIAN ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DINNER DANCE
The Panthracian Association of Melbourne & Victoria are pleased to announce their 2021 Annual Dinner Dance. Join the association in celebrating 200 years of the Greek War of Independence with live music and a three course meal with beer, wine and soft drinks.
When: 26 June, 6:00pm
Where: Coburg Greek Orthodox Church, 23-29 Victoria Street, Coburg, VIC, 3058
Bookings & Info: Adults: $70 Children under 12: $50, Contact president Chris Vlasakakis on 0410 303 030

SA

LIVE PERFORMANCE: GIORGOS VELISSARIS
Direct from Greece Giorgos Velissaris will perform live in Adelaide with top clarinet player Sotiris Kokkoris, along with Kerasma.
When: 19 June, 8:00pm
Where: Cypriot Club, 6-8 Barrpowell St, Welland, SA, 5007
Bookings & Info: Tickets $95 (incl. food), Call Dj Stelio on 0412 399 169

WA

THE SECRET SCHOOLS: KEEPING THE GREEK LANGUAGE ALIVE – THEN AND NOW
Commemorative lecture by Dr Angeliki Evaggelinou-Yiannaki on the secret schools that were ran during the Ottoman rule.
When: 22 June, 6:00pm
Where: Headquarters of Archdiocesan District of Perth, 22 Dianella Drive, Dianella, WA, 6059
Info: www.2021.org.au

ANCIENT GREEKS: ATHLETES, WARRIORS AND HEROES
A captivating exhibition filled with some of the finest examples of Greek sculpture, armour, jewellery, vases and ancient sporting artefacts.
When: 20 June – 7 November
Where: WA Museum Boola Bardip, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA, 6000
Bookings & Info: WA Museum website

NT

DARWIN GLENTI FESTIVAL
Bring your dancing shoes, an empty stomach, and the whole family; you are in for a huge weekend of fun.
When: 12 & 13 June
Where: Darwin Bicentennial Park, Esplanade Darwin, NT, 0800
Info: Facebook page

ONLINE

SEMINAR: THE 1821 REVOLUTION AND GREEK VILLAGE LIFE TODAY
Speaker and anthropologist Michael Herzfeld has extensive experience working in rural Crete and will illustrate his talk looking at the 1821 Revolution and Greek village life today with examples from his fieldwork.
When: 10 June, 7:00pm
Where: Facebook Live and Zoom
Info: Facebook event page

SEMINAR: THE COMMUNAL NOTABLES (KODJABASHIS) AND THEIR FISCAL AND POLITICAL FUNCTIONS AND ROLE IN THE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITIES IN THE LATE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
When: 17 June, 7:00pm
Where: Facebook Live and Zoom
Info: GOCMV Facebook page



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