• on May 10, 2021

Commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete


Ι have the pleasure of addressing an open invitation to all the Greeks and friends of Greece in Western Australia, to attend the following events on the occasion of the commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign, which will be commemorated together with the anniversary of the genocide of the Hellenism of Pontos.

  • a Memorial Service at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Nektarios, 22 Dianella Dr, Dianella WA 6059, on Sunday 30 May at 10.30 am.
  • a Wreath laying ceremony at the State War Memorial, in King’s Park, on Sunday 30 May at 12.30 pm.

The Battle of Crete in 1941 will always constitute a unique and eternal bond between Australia and Greece, forged in a fight for a common cause during World War II. The People of Greece will always remain grateful to British, Australian and New Zealand veterans, who fought in Greece to defend the values of freedom and human dignity.

Georgia Karasiotou
Consul of Greece in Perth

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