White Flower Melbourne Project


12:00 am - 6:00 pm


Thessaloniki Association Premises
439 High Street,, Northcote, Vic, 3070

Event Type

Media Release

The Thessaloniki Association “The White Tower” is proud to announce the details of an exciting new project “The White Tower Melbourne” which will be officially launched by Maria Vamvakinou MP on Sunday 14 August 2016 at 4.00 pm at 439 High Street Northcote.

“The White Tower Melbourne” is a multi-faceted community project, which when finished will be gifted to the City of Melbourne on Sunday 27 November 2016 during the Festival at the 32nd Anniversary celebrations of the Sister City relationship between Melbourne and Thessaloniki at Federation Square.

The project consists of the construction of a replica of “The White Tower”, Thessaloniki’s most famous landmark.

Christina Despoteris, Vice President of the Thessaloniki Association said “Once constructed, the replica of The White Tower will be covered by crocheted white laurel flowers, the national flower of Greece a symbol of highest status and an emblem of prosperity and fame.”

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