Secretary General for Greeks Abroad applauds first female President of Australia’s Kytherian Association


Greece’s Secretary General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, John Chrysoulakis, has sent a letter of congratulations to Barbara Zantiotis following her appointment as the first female President of the Kytherian Association of Australia (KAA).

READ MORE: Barbara Zantiotis becomes first female President of the Kytherian Association of Australia.

In his letter, Mr Chrysoulakis expressed his belief that Ms Zantiotis will successfully serve the KAA during its centenary year and beyond.

“I warmly congratulate you and wish you every success in your work. Strengthening the ties of Hellenes abroad with the homeland and preserving our national identity are common goals,” Mr Chrysoulakis said in his letter.

Greece’s Secretary General for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy, John Chrysoulakis.

READ MORE: ‘It’s nostalgic’: 100 years of memories at the Kytherian Association of Australia’s family day.

The General Secretary also congratulated the KAA and Kytherians in Australia more broadly on their tireless efforts to maintain connections to Kythera.

“The contribution of the Kytherian people to the economic, social, cultural, business and political life of Australia is a given and is recognised both by the Greek government and by the society of your new homeland,” he said.

READ MORE: Young debutantes dazzle at the Kytherian Association of Australia’s Centenary Ball.

Mr Chrysoulakis concluded his letter by stating that the Greek government remains “by the side” of Kytherians in Australia “because we can and will achieve much more.”




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


Latest News

2,500-year-old Greek Illyrian helmet discovered in Croatia

In a ground-breaking archaeological discovery at the site "Gomila" in Zakotorac on Croatia's Pelješac Peninsula, the Dubrovnik Museums team has uncovered a remarkable find,...

Demi Koulizakis: The ‘Cretan soul’ leaving her mark at Sydney Olympic FC

By Takis Triadafillou Sydney Olympic FC’s star signing Demi Koulizakis has been on fire topping the National Premier Leagues Women’s NSW golden boot race with...

Things you didn’t know were vegan to eat this Orthodox Easter

As Holy Week quickly approaches, Greek Orthodox Christians prepare for their journey of spiritual devotion and reflection for Easter. This year, Orthodox Easter falls on...

The role of Greek godparents at Orthodox Easter

Are you a first time nouna or nouno (godparent) curious about your duties this Orthodox Easter? Don’t worry, The Greek Herald’s got you covered. In...

Why we don’t celebrate Orthodox Easter at the same time as Catholics

Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Easter on a different day to the Catholics? Believe it or not, it’s not because we want 50...

You May Also Like

Jacob Jackomas on scouting for the Boomers and taking Hawks to a potential NBL title

By Peter Oglos. Many who watch the Australia's National Basketball League (NBL) would recognise Jacob Jackomas as the assistant coach to the Illawarra Hawks. On...

Chanel Contos to publish thousands more teenage sexual assault stories on new website

*WARNING: This story contains references to sexual assault. More stories of sexual assault in school communities were published by Greek Australian, Chanel Contos, on Monday...

Greece to launch AI-based platform to combat fake news

In a bid to counteract the proliferation of misinformation about the nation, the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Digital Governance in Greece are reportedly...