OAKLEIGH GLENDI FESTIVAL
The Oakleigh Glendi Festival returns to Warrawee Park this weekend. Taking place over two days, the event is expected to attract over 15,000 visitors to celebrate Greek culture, as well as the area’s cultural diversity, with an emphasis on music, performance and food. FREE
When: Saturday 2 November (12 noon-10.00 pm) and Sunday 3 November (12 noon-7.00 pm)
Where: Warrawee Park, Oakleigh
For more information, visit http://www.oakleighglendi.com.au/
HALKINI PANTHAISIA GREEK BRASS BAND PARTY
Brass-band from Greece playing traditional folk tunes.
When: Sunday 3 November from 8.00-11.00 pm
Where: Open Studio (204 High St, Northcote)
LA TROBE: POST-60’S GREEK AUSTRALIAN YOUTH ACTIVISM
Dr Toula Nicolacopoulos and Dr George Vassilacopoulos deliver
a lecture on post-60s Greek Australian Youth Activism.
When: Wednesday 6 November from 7.00-8.00 pm
Where: Greek Centre (168 Lonsdale St, Melbourne)
FIRST VICTORY: THE DEFENCE OF GREECE IN WWII
Australian historian and author Dr Peter Ewer on the significance of the
defeat of the Italian invasion of Greece in October 1941 by Greek armed
forces and people.
When: Thursday 7 November from 7.00-8.00 pm
Where: Northcote Library (32-38 Separation St, Northcote)
AHEPA UNIT ATLAS DINNER DANCE
A fundraiser for The Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne,
sponsoring young Greek psychiatrists and neurologists to undertake research.
When: Friday 8 November at 7.00 pm
Where: Merrimu Receptions (1300 Dandenong Rd, Murrumbeena)
ST JOHNS COLLEGE GREEK FESTIVAL
A fun day for the whole family.
When: Saturday 9 November from 11.00 am-5.00 pm
Where: 21 Railway Place, Preston
GREEK GALAKTOBOUREKO COOKING CLASS
Learn to make the popular Greek dessert with a demonstration by Kelly from
The Hellenic Odyssey.
When: Saturday 16 November from 11.00 am-1.00 pm
Where: Sandybeach Centre (2 Sims St, Sandringham)
KAZANTZIDIS – A LIVE TRIBUTE
Tribute concert in honour of the iconic Stelios Kazantzidis.
When: Saturday 16 November from 8.00-11.00 pm
Where: Caravan Music Club (1 Victor Rd, East Bentleigh)
THE DUTCH REBETI
A night of pre-war Rebetika.
When: Thursday 14 November from 7.30-10.30 pm
Where: Post Office Hotel (229-231 Sydney Rd, Coburg)
GREEK IDENTITY THROUGHOUT HISTORY
A panel discussion on ‘Greek Identity Throughout History’.
When: Friday 1 November from 7.00-9.00 pm
Where: St Catherine Greek Orthodox Church (180 Coward St, Mascot)
CAN WE RECONSTRUCT ANCIENT GREEK MUSIC?
Ph.D. student Sylvain Perrot will look at home new technologies
help reconstruct ancient musical instruments.
When: Thursday 7 November from 6.00-7.00 pm
Where: Nicholson Museum (Manning Rd, Camperdown)
MIDDAY AT THE ACROPOLIS: XARHAKOS TRIBUTE
A tribute to composer and conductor Stavros Xarhakos.
When: Friday 8 November at 7.00 pm
Where: La Boite Performance Space (837 New Canterbury Rd, Dulwich Hill)
GREEK STREET FAIR BURWOOD
Celebration of all things Greek.
When: Sunday 10 November from 11.00 am-4.00 pm
Where: Burleigh Street, Burwood
HARIS ALEXIOU TRIBUTE
A tribute to one of Greece’s most popular singers, Haris Alexiou.
When: Sunday 10 November at 6.30 pm
Where: Camelot Lounge (103 Railway Pde, Marrickville)
XAMOS LIVE LAUNCH PARTY
Live Greek music night hosted by The Johnny Mav & Georgio Svolos.
When: Wednesday 20 November from 8.00 pm-1.00 am
Where: The Cyprus Club (58-76 Stanmore Rd, Stanmore)
ACT & WA
DELPHI BANK 26TH GREEK FILM FESTIVAL
The Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival (GFF) has ended in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane, but is still on in Perth, and heading to Canberra next month. Now on for the 26th year, organisers have curated an exciting program that showcases the best of Greek cinema, including feature films, and documentaries. Not to be missed!
When: Perth now on until 10 November,
Canberra 29 November-1 December
For session times and to book tickets, visit https://greekfilmfestival.com.au/
PROMISED BRIDES BOOK LAUNCH & PHOTO EXHIBITION
Launch of Promised Brides by Dr Panayota Nazou. The photographic
exhibition includes primary material depicting individual personalities and stories.
When: 4-7 November, offical launch 4 November at 6.30 pm
Where: Hellenic Club of Canberra (Matilda Street, Woden)
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