All Saints Grammar brings a taste of Greece to Sydney with taverna night

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Students, parents, grandparents and friends of All Saints Grammar (ASG) in Belmore in Sydney’s inner south west came together on Saturday, November 12 for the school’s annual taverna night celebrating Greek culture and traditions.

There were over 1,000 people in attendance. Guests enjoyed a range of dancing performances by ASG students from PreKinder to Year 12 dressed in traditional costumes. They danced the Kalamatiano, Syrtos, Sousta, Tik Monon, Kotsari, Hasapikos/Zembekikos, Ikariotikos, Tsirigotikos, Pentozali, Tsamikos and Sfarlis.

Secondary students also gave a bouzouki and vocal performance, whilst deejay Tas Vardakas provided some Greek musical tunes that had everyone on the dance floor.

In between all the dancing and entertainment, people enjoyed the Greek food on offer as well, including the souvlakia, loukouma, frappes and gelato.

It was truly a community event organised by the All Saints Parent Association (ASPA) with the support of the ASG Board of Directors, volunteers, teachers and official sponsors, contributing to the success of the event.

Official sponsors included: ACK IT Services, All Char Trading PTY LTD, Budget Petrol, Carrillo Family, Compass Building Certification, Danas Deli Café, Dimitriou Family, Enmore Theatre, Galanos-Stellios Family, CWS Refrigeration Australia, Jeffrey Bros Funeral Services, Karadimas Family, Karteris Family, Ladies Auxiliary, Loupis Family, Marinos Family, Maroubra Charcoal Chicken, Mousas Family, Santellis Family, Savvas Family, Souvlaki Boys,Spathis Family, Stix & Pita, The Boatshed Pyrmont, The Fresh Fruit Team, Torres Family, Trescon Construction Group, Tzimoulas Family, Vardakis Family.

“The ASG Taverna Night was a truly special evening. It demonstrated how connected we are as school community and our commitment to celebrating our Hellenic culture,” Head of School, Mrs Elfa Lillis, told The Greek Herald after the event.

All Saints Grammar has been helping shape the lives of students and partnering with families since 1990. Founded by the Parish and Community of Belmore and District, the School was established to support families in their quest to introduce and instil Hellenic values and the Orthodox Christian faith to the next generation of Greek Australians. Today, our School attracts students from many different faiths and backgrounds.

ASG is now accepting enrolments for all entry years for 2023.

READ MORE: All Saints Grammar students proudly display Hellenic culture at OXI Day celebrations.

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