‘Little Greek Dancers’ taverna night held to support GOCNSW Education Department

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On Friday, June 2 at 6.30 pm, the Greek Community Club at Lakemba, Sydney, was transformed into a vibrant celebration as people experienced a night of entertainment, gastronomy, and captivating dance performances at the ‘Little Greek Dancers’ taverna night.

The event, held in support of the Education Department of the Greek Orthodox Community of NSW (GOCNSW), left attendees with lasting memories.

The stage was graced by talented students from GOCNSW who showcased their traditional dance skills, captivating the audience under the guidance of the renowned Paroula Thurban. Accompanying their performances was the delightful music of Nathan Pylarinos, adding an enchanting atmosphere to the evening.

Dancing under Paroula Thurban.

Aris Chatzigeorgiou, the GOCNSW chef, treated attendees to a mouth-watering array of culinary delights, ensuring that their taste buds were as delighted as their eyes and ears.

The night reached its pinnacle when the winners of the evening’s prizes were announced:

  • 1st prize: Orestis Papoutsis – One term of free tuition valued up to $1000 from First Education.
  • 2nd prize: Nikki Pollas – JBL PartyBox Encore valued at $600 from Napf Electronics.
  • 3rd prize: Zoe Bekos – Galaxy Tab 8, 64GB valued at $500 from the Greek Orthodox Community of NSW.

The winners of the lucky door prizes were also announced:

  • Leah Margiamkos – $100 voucher from Thai on the Beach.
  • Christopher Kioulafas2 tickets to the Opening of the 28th Greek Film Festival of Sydney from the Greek Festival of Sydney.
  • Dimitra Yiakoumelos – $20 Westfield Voucher from Greek Festival of Sydney.
  • Nicole Rontziokos – $20 Westfield Voucher from Greek Festival of Sydney.
  • Anastasia Vertsetis – $20 Westfield Voucher from Greek Festival of Sydney.
All the children in attendance.

Also, all students attending received a $20 voucher donated by the Entertainment Park.

These prizes added an extra element of excitement and reward to the event, leaving the winners elated and the audience filled with anticipation for future endeavours.

The Department of Education of the GOCNSW extended its deepest gratitude to all attendees, performers, sponsors, and supporters who made the event a resounding success. For more information about the Department and future events, please visit the website: https://gocnswschools.weebly.com/

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