Melbourne students hoist eight flags for Greek Independence Day

first_imgAfter the hype of parades across Australia on Sunday, a very low-key and meaningful celebration took place to honour Greek Independence Day at Federation Square at 9.30am on Monday.Eight Greek flags flown to Australia from Athens and were raised by students from five afternoon schools around Melbourne. Themistocles Kritikakos from the University of Melbourne kicked off events.Greek students at the event were selected as a result of their excellence and behaviour. They were:Anastasios and Aikaterini Paraskevopoulos from AHEPA Greek SchoolSienna and Christopher Mastos from Mavraganis Greek SchoolGiorgos and Notis Karidakis from Nestoras CollegeMia Paliouras and Michael Ouliadis from Protypo Greek CentreREAD MORE: See photos from the 25th March Independence Day parade in MelbourneStudents sang the Greek national anthem in the event organised by the Thessaloniki Union “O Lefkos Pyrgos” ( with the committee of Greek School of Language and Culture of Australia ( Ο δήμος τη Μελβούρνης τιμά την εθνική μας επέτειο.The City of Melbourne honours Greek National Day.(This couldn’t have happened without the assistance of Pavlos Mavroudis and the Thessaloniki Union)Posted by Konstantinos Kalymnios on Sunday, March 24, 2019 Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagramlast_img read more