Cypriot Community of QLD marks 69th Anniversary of EOKA

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The Cypriot Community of QLD commemorated the 69th Anniversary of EOKA (National Organisation of Cypriot Fighters) on Sunday, April 7.

EOKA was an underground nationalist movement of Greek Cypriot freedom fighters dedicated to ending British colonial rule in Cyprus and to achieving the eventual union (Greek enosis) of Cyprus with Greece.

The event commenced with a Trisagion after the Liturgy/Church Service at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in West End, QLD, followed by a Memorial and Wreath Laying ceremony at the Hellenic RSL Memorial, and a function in the name of the Anniversary at the Cyprus House.

President, Mr Stathi Zambas and the management committee expressed their gratitude to Father Dimitri and Father Stavros for the service, the Hon. Secretary of the Hon. Consulate -Genaral of Greece in QLD Mr Bico Athanasas, all the Presidents and representatives of all the Greek Orthodox Communities, Parishes, Associations and Brotherhoods, and the members and Friends of Cyprus for their attendance and support.

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