Victoria’s Greek community celebrate Hellenism with paniyiri at Rye


The Federation of Greek Elderly Citizen Clubs of Melbourne and Victoria held a traditional paniyiri at Rye Foreshore on Sunday to belatedly celebrate Australia Day.

In a Facebook post, the Federation thanked everyone for attending the paniyiri to celebrate multiculturalism and “the country we made our second home.”

The paniyiri was a display of entertainment with traditional Greek dancing, local pop-up stalls, as well as food and drinks trucks.

In attendance at the event was also a number of official guests including the Mayor of Mornington Council, Steve Holland, and Napien County MP Sam Grooth.




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