Singer Konstantinos Argiros visits the Greek Centre in Melbourne

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Konstantinos Argiros, one of Greece’s most successful artists of his generation, visited the Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) over the weekend for a conversation with the Board of Management.

Upon his arrival at the Greek Centre, he was greeted by the President of the GCM, Bill Papastergiadis OAM.

Also present were the GCM Vice Presidents Dr Jim Bossinakis and Michael Karamitos, Treasurer A/Prof Marinis Pirpiris, Secretary Nick Koukouvitakis, Board Members Helen Hiotis, Tass Sgardelis, Dean Kotsianis along with the Public Relations Manager of the GCM, Antonia Tsamis.

Konstantinos Argiros.

Argiros was briefed on the history of the GCM, as well as its rich multicultural and educational programs. He also had the opportunity to visit the classrooms of the Greek schools at GCM and engage in conversations with the students. Argiros was particularly interested with his tour of the Ancient Greek classes.

Mr Papastergiadis noted in his welcome of Konstantinos Argiros to the Greek Centre on Stefanos Tsitsipas’ sportsmanship. Stefanos visited the Greek Centre during his first major tournament.

Konstantinos Argiros with GCM Board Members.

The President of the GCM then outlined the extensive cultural program at the Greek Centre, which extends throughout the entire year and the wide range of cultural expressions including live music, dance performances, film screenings, lectures, and theatrical productions.

Argiros showed great interest in the activities of the GCM and extended his congratulations to the Board of Directors for their exceptional leadership and dedication in enhancing Greek presence and culture, both locally and internationally.

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