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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 16 February 2019
DIGITAL.NEOSKOSMOS.COM THE WEEKEND NEOS KOSMOS | SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2019 21 COMMUNITY Pancretan associations conjure spirit of Crete Grape Festival, a huge success There was music, dance and wine at the Grape Festival held by Father Lefteris at Pa- These young Cretans showed that you can take the Cretan away from the island but sense of joy and spirit of glendi lives on. nagia Koumariani, Red Hill. People of all ages gathered to partake in the numerous festivities in what has come to be recognised as an annual custom. Young and old members of the Pancretan Association of Melbourne joined together for the annual vasilopita cutting ceremony. The Pancretan Youth Club enjoyed a Youth Tavern Night on Friday at Monkey Blue with Yiannis Pollakis, George Rerakis and Paddy. St Haralambos feast day Saint Haralambos Church Festival at Templestowe on Sunday was well organ- ised, and had the support of the Greek community. Delphi Bank, as always, continued its tradition of being a sponsor of the festival. L-R; Father Antonio Cagnoni, Deacon George Vrionis, Father Elias Kentrotis, His Grace Bishop Iakovos, Kevin Kazantzis (Delphi Bank), Andreas Georgiou (Committee Member St Haralambos), The Honourable Mr Matthew Guy (State MP for Bulleen).
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