Greek Community of Melbourne schools mark March 25th anniversary

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The Schools of the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) celebrated the anniversary of the 25th of March by organising commemorative events in all their school campuses. 

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March 25th is associated with the path to national liberation and the establishment of the Greek State.

Teachers, parents, and students gathered to pay tribute to this important national day through parades, wreath laying, and beautiful school celebrations. 

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The celebrations combined historical storytelling with puppet shows, traditional dances, and songs. 

GCM 25th march
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The atmosphere was full of emotion, joy, and pride as the younger students got to know the messages and lessons that stem from the struggle of the Greeks for freedom and national independence, while the older students remembered them. 

GCM 25th march
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GCM Schools place special emphasis on commemorative events like these, as they deepen the bonds between members of the school community, connect generations, help continue traditions, create experiences and memories, and ultimately cultivate national consciousness and identity.

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