Program released for Battle of Crete events across Australia

·

The Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand has released the official national program of events for the Battle of Crete that will be held in May and June 2024 around Australia. Events across Australia will commemorate the 83rd Anniversary of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign.

The events will be attended by a delegation from the Hellenic Ministry of Defence including Vice Admiral Christos Sasiakos, Deputy Chief of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff; Captain Pavlos Angelopoulos, Staff Officer of the Bilateral Relations Directorate of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff; Lieutenant Commander Stylianos Mitsiotis, Staff Officer of Public Relations Directorate of the Hellenic National Defence General Staff; and Colonel Ioannis Fasianos, Military Attache of the Hellenic National Defence Force based in Canberra.

The delegation will be travelling to Perth, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne. Below is the national schedule of events:

Advertisement

Share:

KEEP UP TO DATE WITH TGH

By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Latest News

Historic link between Battle of Crete and ANZACs a focus of Sydney commemorations

The historic link between the Battle of Crete and the ANZAC forces were a key focus of commemorations in Sydney.

Multicultural media’s vital role in public interest journalism a key message at Sydney event

Multicultural media's vital role in public interest journalism was a key message at a Sydney event by IMMA.

‘Into the Moonlit Village’ echoes of Battle of Crete and Minoan myth

The story behind ‘Into the Moonlit Village’ is as captivating as the work itself. We found out more to mark the Battle of Crete.

Generations of Pontians remember their roots at genocide commemoration in Melbourne

Melbourne's Pontian community commemorated the Greek Genocide on Sunday, May 19, as part of a series of events. Read more here.

Australian Hellenic Medical Charity raises $30,000 for Nicosia hospital

The Australian Hellenic Medical Charity raised $30,000 for the Paediatric Clinic at Makarios III Hospital in Nicosia, Cyprus.

You May Also Like

Two Greek football clubs to play in Australia’s inaugural National Second Tier competition

Two Greek football clubs have been confirmed among the eight foundation clubs to take part in Australia's National Second Tier competition

Six arrested at Thessaloniki school protest backed by far-right group

Six were arrested and at least 59 others were detained after a youth protest against government education reforms became violent.

Erdogan thanks Mitsotakis for well wishes after testing positive for COVID

Turkish President Erdogan has responded to a message from Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis wishing him a speedy recovery from COVID.