Young Greek of the Week
Michael Leftheriatis is a souvlaki-loving, dual citizen of Greece and Australia, who loves his iPod. This South Oakleigh lad wants to help better the planet
Michael Leftheriatis, 17, Year 11, South Oakleigh Secondary College.
My greatest achievement
Learning how to speak and write greek.
How did I get to where I am now?
I lived in Greece for ten years.
My greatest challenge
Learning how to speak Greek.
In the future
I would like to travel in Europe.
My best moment of my life
When my mum gave birth to my sister.
One word that that describes you best
Person(s) you mosst admire
I admire my Grandpa because he is smart and I learn lots of different things in life from him.
Best thing about being Greek-Australian
That I can live in both countries,work and be proud to be Australian and Greek.
What would you say to the Greek community
For parents to speak the Greek language to their children and teach them all about Greek history.
The funniest greek moment
When my sister was dancing to greek music on the table.
I like going to the beach.
My favourite greek food
The song I cant get out of my head
This is our night - Sakis Rouvas.
I cant live without
If I was Kevin Rudd for a day
I would talk about safety for Australians in this world of terrorism and my desire to create a world where we can live in peace.
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