Greece 21: The Inaugural Grecian Ball

October 31 This ball is the feature event of our year long Greece 21 program and serves to close the program in style. More information to come.
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Greece21: The 27th Greek Film Festival

October 20-31 A celebration of Greek film, the festival will celebrate Greek cinema and pay tribute to Greek screen culture. Program to follow.
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Greece21: 200 Years of Flavour: Flavours of Greece 2021

September 15 A celebration of Greek cuisine, the Festival of food will feature set dinners hosted by Australia’s leading Greek cuisine proponents as well as demonstrations, food chats and a general celebration of Greek cuisine. Program details to follow.  
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Greece21: R-EVOLUTION-200

The retelling of the Greek Revolution through the eyes of street artists. A re-telling of the contemporary Greek State through the mind of street (graffiti and stencil) artists. Artists are to be commissioned – to conceive and apply the works to the entryways of the famous laneways th
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Greece 21: The Greek Writer’s Festival: Mythologising context and identity

June 25-27 A celebration of 200 years of Greek and Greek Australian Writers while also explore themes of identity through the past 200 years. Program details to come.
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Greece 21: (Super)heroes of 1821:heroes of a Revolution: The Good, The Bad, and The Gory

June 19 A project designed for children, we present the heroes of the WoI in language and context that they can understand. The event will be a multimedia presentation utilising the graphic novel work commissioned earlier in the year and acted out on stage by animated storytellers. Mo
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Greece 21: Death of a Romantic: Lord Byron and the influence of the Romantic movement on the Greek world

June 11 The significance of Romanticism and the idea of the “re-emergence” of a classical Greek state is celebrated in an evening of poetry, music and historic storytelling. An ensemble of actors, & musicians will present an evening that will include readings of work by Byron and
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Greece 21: Musical Odyssey: 200 years of Greek Independence

May 29 This concert will pay symphonic tribute to the Greek composers who have influenced Greek music for 200 years. More information to come.
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Greece 21: The Annunciation of Our Lady feast day

28 March The Church of the Holy Annunciation in East Melbourne is the oldest Orthodox Church in Victoria, completed in 1901 and the second oldest church in Australia. Following a devastating fire the combined celebration will be both an opening of the restated church and a celebration
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Greece 21: The Annual Greek Community of Melbourne Cocktail Party

March 26 This year our annual cocktail party, usually held during the Lonsdale Street Festival, will be celebrating the annivesary of the Greek War of Independence. Taking place in the Greek Centre this event will bring together community, business, and social leaders to celebrate thi
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