THANKYOU!!

The Pancretan Association of Melbourne is blown away by the generosity of our wonderful community. Giving after what has been a challenging year is truly inspiring. We really appreciate each and everyone of you who helped us raise $5,386 for the Good Friday Appeal Your support will make a world...

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80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete ~ Commemorative Dinner Dance

The Pancretan Association of Melbourne and the Cretan Brotherhood of Melbourne & Victoria under the auspices of Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand would like to welcome you to the 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF CRETE commemorative dinner dance. The Archbishop Makarios of Australia will also be attending. Featuring: Sifis Tsourdalakis (Lyra) accompanied by...

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200th Anniversary of Greece Independence 1821 ~ 2021

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Greek Independence Day The Pancretan Association of Melbourne would like to wish all its members and friends and Hellenes throughout the world Χρόνια Πολλά. Ζήτω η 25η Μαρτίου! Today marks a historic milestone in our country‘s history. Two hundred years have passed since the...

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New Executive Committee

The Pancretan Association of Melbourne is excited to announce our new Executive Committee for 2021-2022. Executive Committee members: Emmanuel Starakis (President), Mary Rissakis (Vice President A), Manoli Kastrinakis (Vice President B), Maria Maniou (Secretary), Petros Fragkiadakis (Assistant Secretary), Spiro Nikolakakis (Treasurer), George Leontakis (Assistant Treasurer), Public Relations Team: Nick Koukouvitakis,...

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Cretan dance classes are back!

It’s time to dust off the dancing shoes and start Cretan dancing again!   Our Cretan dance classes for 2021 begin on Thursday February 4th. Learning to dance is fun, keeps you fit and lets you join in the local festivals and events. No costumes required! Dance classes are held...

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A Tribute to Kostas Mountakis

The Cretan Brotherhood of Melbourne and the Pancretan Association of Melbourne with the support of the Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand are hosting a Tribute concert for the great Cretan lyrist KOSTAS MOUNTAKIS. This event is marking the 50th anniversary since his first arrival in Australia back in...

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Agiasmo and cutting of the Vasilopita

The Pancretan Association of Melbourne held its annual blessing and the traditional cutting of the Vasilopita for 2021 on Saturday, January 30. We were honoured to have His Grace Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis offer his blessing and to cut the vasilopita together with the new Consul General of Greece in...

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