SEKA NSW luncheon unites community to support the Justice for Cyprus cause


The Justice for Cyprus Co-ordinating Committee (SEKA NSW) held a fundraising luncheon on Sunday, July 7 at The Cyprus Community Club in Stanmore, Sydney.

The proceeds from the day will go towards commemoration events for the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

The luncheon, emceed by Ellise Voulgarakis, featured a lineup of distinguished speakers and guests, underscoring the strong community support for SEKA NSW.

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More than 300 people attended the luncheon.
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The luncheon was emceed by Ellise Voulgarakis.

Among the notable dignitaries in attendance were Panikos Achilleos, President of the Cyprus Hellene Club, George Angelopoulos from SAE, and George Tsanis of the Pan-Macedonian Association of New South Wales.

Dr Miranda Adamou, President of SEKA NSW, delivered a compelling speech, highlighting the organisation’s ongoing efforts to achieve justice for Cyprus 50 years after the Turkish invasion of the island.

The President of PASEKA, Chris Koulinos, the President of the Cyprus Community of NSW, Michael Kyriakou, Themis Kallos from SBS Radio, and Ellie Stassi also spoke, emphasising the importance of unity and collaboration within the Cypriot Australian community.

A highlight of the event was the presentation of an award to Dr Adamou for her dedicated services to SEKA NSW, recognising her significant contributions to the Justice for Cyprus cause.

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Dr Miranda Adamou was presented with an award.

Additionally, attendees were treated to a moving documentary titled “Η ιστορία μου / My History” created by primary school children from Aradippou, Cyprus. The documentary showcased the children’s perspectives and stories, adding a heartfelt and personal touch to the event.

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The luncheon also featured a documentary screening.

The SEKA NSW luncheon not only celebrated the organisation’s achievements but also strengthened the bonds within the community, marking it as a memorable and impactful occasion.

SEKA NSW has organised a full program of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on Sunday, July 28. Full program here.




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