FAREWELL LUNCHEON

The Pancretan Association of Melbourne in conjunction with other Greek Community Organizations is hosting a farewell luncheon for the Consul General of Greece Ms Christina Simantiraki on Sunday 3rd of December at 1pm at the member’s pavilion of the Cretan Village. For further information please contact the office on 03...

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NEW YEAR’S EVE

The committee would like to inform you that this year for the first time in several years we will all come together and celebrate New Year’s Eve on Sunday 31st December at 7:30 p.m., at the member’s pavilion at the Cretan Village. The artists which are coming all the way...

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CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

The 2017 Pancretan Christmas party will take place on Sunday 17th of December 2017 at 12 p.m. at the member’s pavilion at the Cretan Village. Our young members will receive gifts from Santa Claus and be entertained by a variety of fun activities. To ensure that your children or grandchildren...

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

We wish to inform you that the Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday 10th of December 2017 at the member’s pavilion at the Cretan Village at 1 p.m. Your presence is of the utmost importance.

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DOXOLOGY & WREATH LAYING CEREMONY

The official Doxology service and Wreath Laying Ceremony to commemorate the 151st Anniversary of the Holocaust of the Arkadi Monastery will be held on Sunday 12th November at the Greek Orthodox Parish of AXION ESTIN, situated at 7 Hartington St, Northcote, at 10am.

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COMMEMORATION OF ST. TESSERIS MARTYRES

The Pancretan Association in conjunction with the Greek Orthodox Parish of Northcote under the auspices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia are commemorating the Greek National ‘OXI’ Day, as well as the St. Tesseris Martyres who were born in Crete. On Sunday 29th October at the Parish of AXION...

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NK: A KAZANTZAKIAN MONTAGE

NK: A Kazantzakian Montage A celebration of struggle, triumph, freedom and joy.   By Howard Dossor Stage version by Suzanne Heywood Directed by Suzanne Heywood   13th – 17th November Q44 Theatre   On the 60th anniversary of his death, Q44 Theatre in agreement with the Kazantzakian Estate Athens, presents...

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39th CRETAN FEDERATION CONVENTION

The Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand is hosting the 39th National Convention in Sydney, NSW from Thursday 4th January until Monady 8th of January 2018.   For enquires or registrations please call the Vice-President Mr Michael Frantzeskakis on 0400 883 353, or at the office on 03 9800...

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Dinner Dance & Cretan Glendi

On Saturday the 4th of November at the ballroom of the Cretan Village at 7 p.m., the committee would like to invite you to the 49th Annual Ball where we will also commemorate the 151st Anniversary of the ARKADI Monastery. MANOLIS ALEXAKI’S band from Crete will entertain us throughout the...

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Battle of Crete Memorial Lecture: Maleme Fulcrum of war

Synopsis It is a matter of historical record that the Nazi invasion of Crete succeeded because of their victory at the airfield at Maleme west of Chania, in fierce fighting between 20 and 22 May 1941. But why were the Nazi paratroopers victorious at Maleme, when in very similar circumstances,...

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