Greeks in fancy dress attend Apokries celebrations across Sydney


Apokries celebrations came to an end this weekend with a number of Greek associations in Sydney holding festivities. The Greek Herald was on the ground covering.

Pan-Laconian Association of NSW ‘The Spartans’:

The carnival dance of the Pan-Laconian Association of New South Wales “The Spartans” was held with great success in collaboration with the Ta Vatika – Vatikiota Association of Australia on Saturday, February 25 at the Pan-Arcadian Club in Ashbury.

The event was attended by more than 200 people, including members of the two associations of Laconia and many friends. The night was honoured by the presence of Courtney Houssos MLC and her family.

On the night, emcee Christos Apostolakos welcomed guests, members and friends. 

The President of the Vatikiotes Association, Peter Tsigounis, expressed his joy for the success of the evening and his wishes that everyone would enjoy the night.

The President of the Pan-Laconian Association, Mary Skalkos, thanked the attendees, emphasising the necessary cooperation of all the Laconian Associations united for a great Laconia.

The evening concluded with Brazilian girls dancing samba, bringing joy to young and old.

The Cyprus Club:

People dressed in fancy dress and masquerades attended the Cyprus Community of NSW’s Apokries party on Friday, February 24.

The Apokries event was held at Meraki Restaurant at The Cyprus Club in the Sydney suburb of Stanmore.

Doors opened at 6pm, with a live band performing from 8pm until late.

One attendee, Dorothy, told The Greek Herald the event was great fun with delicious food and people dancing the night away on the dance floor.

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