The 2020 Canberra Glendi will be held from February 21 to 23 in Garema Place, Canberra city, in what is expected to be the ‘Premier Greek Street Party’ for the Greek community in Canberra. The event, running as part the National three-day Multicultural Festival, will be filled with dancing and bouzouki playing, accompanied by the devouring of Greek sweets.
On Saturday 22 February at 4pm, the Canberra Hellenic Dancers will take part in the NMF parade which will start at the corners of Bunda Street and Akuna Street near Glebe Park and progress along London Circuit ending up at East Row.
Later that evening from 9pm -11pm on Bunda Street, The Hellenic Youth of Canberra will showcase Greek Culture with their Bouzouki Night.
This will all be followed by the Greek Glendi showcase on Sunday 23 February, on the Garema Place stage from 11.30am -4pm.
The Greek Glendi showcase will include traditional Greek Folk Dancing Performances from popular Canberra Hellenic Dancers, ranging from kindergarten age to that of adults.
A wide range of food stalls will be available during the three-day National Multicultural Festival, featuring foods such as Greek Calamari, Spanakopita, Gyro and Souvlakia, followed by Loukoumathes and Greek & Cypriot Sweets.
To wash down the food, you can also stop by one of the many beverage stalls at the Glendi for some Chilled Greek Beer, Ouzo, Greek Coffee or Cold Frappe.
More information on the event can be found at www.muticulturalfestival.com.au or the Canberra Greek Glendi Facebook and Instagram pages.