45th Patrino Karnavali to light up Sydney’s Brighton-Le-Sands

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The 45th Patrino Karnavali Sydney is set to hit Brighton-Le-Sands on Friday, February 24 at The Grand Roxy.

The Panachaian Philanthropical Association (PPA), founded in 1974, have been organising the Patrino Karnavali for the past 45 years, encouraging guests to step away from their ‘every day routine’ for a night of carefree fun and celebration.

The original Patrino Karnavali is held in Patras, Greece and has been running for the last 180 years. The carnival is the biggest in Greece and begins on January 17 until Clean Monday.

The PPA has bought the tradition alive annually in Sydney with a one-night only exclusive event.

Combining the Greek and Brazilian Karnavali traditions, guests of every culture come together for a fantastic night out with dress ups, food and drinks.

The President of the PPA, Katerina Vetsikas, said the Patrino Karnavali Sydney is an opportunity to celebrate and embrace multiculturalism in Australia.

Ms Vetsikas encouraged guests to dress fancy on the night and said the event will include a traditional float with streamers, as well as a chocolate fight.

Capoeiro Topazio Brazil dancers will entertain guests throughout the evening with traditional dancing.

The 45th Patrino Karnavali Sydney will be held at 7pm on Friday, February 24 at 128 The Grand Parade, Grand Roxy Reception Brighton-Le-Sands in Sydney, NSW. Tickets are $110 (includes set menu and alcohol). Kids under 12 have free entry. For more details contact Katerina on 0410 324 328, or Vicky on 0412 002 145, or Arthur on 0431 945 280.

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