O Άγιος Βασίλης το 2017

Η Ένωση Θεσσαλονικέων “Ο Λευκός Πύργος” την Κυριακή 3 Δεκεμβρίου 2017, διοργάνωσε εκδήλωση για τις οικογένειες μέλη. Στην εκδήλωση αυτή ο Άγιος Βασίλης που παρευρέθηκε παρέδωσε δώρα στα μικρά παιδιά.

Η Ένωση ευχαριστεί τις κυρίες που μάζεψαν τα δώρα, τα πακετάρησαν και έβαλαν τα ονόματα των παιδιών επάνω. Επίσης ευχαριστούμε τις κυρίες και τους κύριους που στόλισαν την αίθουσα για να υποδεχτούν τα παιδιά. Continue reading “O Άγιος Βασίλης το 2017”

Sister-Cities Festival 2017

The Thessaloniki Association’s organised activities marking the 33rd Anniversary of Sister-Cities Melbourne and Thessaloniki were another great success for the organisation.

The Gala Dinner on November 25th as well as the Festival at Fed Square on Sunday 26th November were visited and enjoyed by thousands of Melburnians. The Greek and Australian Flags were present alongside the footpath where St. Kilda Rd meets Swanston Street and $4000 were donated to the Alphington Grammar school of the proceeds of the Dinner. Continue reading “Sister-Cities Festival 2017”

Major Anders Lassen Event

Thessaloniki Association “The White Tower” in co-operation with the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign Commemorative Council organised another successful event in Melbourne on Monday 6th November 2017 and at Denmark House (Danish Consulate in Melbourne). The hosts were lead by the Honorary Consul General of Denmark to Melbourne Mr Jan Ravnholt.

There were a number of VIP attending the event, including his Excellency the Ambassador of Denmark to Australia Mr Tom Norring and his lovely wife (of Greek background, from Thessaloniki), Mr Ross Alatsas Deputy Chair at the Victorian Multicultural Commission, the Consul General Mr Jan Ravnholt and his also lovely wife, Mr & Mrs Paul and Toula Mavroudis OAM, Mrs Maria Dikaiou President Modern Greek Teachers Association of Victoria, Mrs Maria Gidarakou, from the Greek Consulate in Melbourne representing the Consul General Mrs Christina Simantiraki, Mr Lee Tarlamis Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee, Mr Bill Papastergiadis President Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne, Mr John Pandazopoulos former State Minister in Victoria, Mr Steve Kyritsis President Greek RSL in Melbourne, Lt. Colonel (retired) Athanasios Masouras, Mrs Litsa Athanasiadis President Pontian Community of Melbourne and others including some war veterans from both communities the Danish and Greek. Continue reading “Major Anders Lassen Event”

Meeting the Municipality of Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki Association was represented at a very important meeting in the offices of the Municipality of the City of Thessaloniki, on July 14th, 2017, by the President Mr Paul Mavroudis and the Vice-President Mr Iakovos Garivaldis.

The meeting was also attended by Steve Dimopoulos MP (member for Oakleigh, Chair of the Mental Health Expert Taskforce and is a member of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee), Nick Staikos MP (Member for Bentleigh), John Pandazopoulos, past Minister of Victoria, Judith Graley MP Parliamentary Secretary for Education and Training and Ros Spence MP Parliamentary Secretary for Public Transport. Continue reading “Meeting the Municipality of Thessaloniki”