The 79th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete was kept small in Melbourne due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
A wreath-laying ceremony took place at the Shrine of Remembrance. Wreaths were laid by Greek consul general Dimitris Michalopoulos, President of the Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand A. Tsourdalakis and representatives of Cretan bodies.
Events for the Battle of Crete 2021 in Australia will take place in April next year in Sydney (9-12 April), Canberra (13-14 April), Melbourne (16-19 April), New Zealand (20-22 April), Brisbane (23-24 April), Tasmania (25-28 April and Adelaide (29-30 April).
Greek Australians wishing to take part in a mission to Greece in May 2021 for the 80-year anniversary of the Battle of Crete should get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0419856736.