PAST EVENTS

Past Commemorating Events

The Consulate General of Greece and the Joint Committee for the Commemoration of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign, 

kindly invite you to a public flag raising and star ceremony where we will solemnly commemorate

 

The 77th Anniversary of OXI (NO) DAY 1940

and the gallantry and sacrifice of more than 34,000 Anzacs who served with distinction in the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign.

 

Date: Friday, October 27th, 2017 Venue: Northern Steps of the Anzac Memorial Hyde Park South

Time: Ceremony will commence 4pm sharp and conclude 5pm 

Keynote Speaker: Mr Brad Manera, Senior Historian | Curator | Anzac Memorial

 

This is also the last public event of Consul-General Dr Stavros Kyrimis organized by the Consulate of Greece.

 

The long-awaited 42nd Street Anzac Memorial was dedicated as part of the official Battle of Crete commemorations today at 6.30 pm  Greek time, with the ceremony near Chania a highlight of the opening day of the 75th anniversary events on the island. The memorial, on the site where Australian and New Zealand forces fought German mountain troops on 27 May 1941, has been five years in the making, and the initiative was established by Glenda Humes, eldest surviving daughter of Captain Reg Saunders MBE. 

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This  weekend  on Sunday  5th of June  at 330pm the Anzacs  of Greece and  Crete will be commemorated in a pre game event at the NRL game between the Roosters  and  the Tigers  at the Allianz  Stadium in Moore Park Sydney .

There will also be plenty free kids activities, giveaways and Take to the Turf post game.

We encourage  everyone to attend and  you can use  the special promotional code and receive 20% off tickets – CRETE2016 

Promo code to get discount (enter the following in the field that asks for a member password): CRETE2016

 

Link for tickets: http://premier.ticketek.com.au/shows/Show.aspx?sh=ROOS1316

 

The commemoration in 2016 , of the 75th Anniversary for the   second  Anzac Campaign, the Battles  of Greece and Crete has been identified by the Australian Government  as one of the Significant Anniversaries to be commemorated during the Anzac Centenary period 2014-2018.

The wreath laying ceremony commemorating 75th Anniversary for the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign will be on at 2pm  Sat 16 April 2016  at The Cenotaph Martin Place Sydney.

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