His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia formally launched the Hellenic Excessive College SydneyCostume exhibition at Hermes Lounge in Kogarah on Sunday April 11.
This wonderful exhibition options conventional costumes from totally different areas of Greece, jewellery, objects, furnishings, rugs, embroidery and books, to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the Greek Revolution of 1821.
In attendance have been Her Excellency Martha Mavrommatis Excessive Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus, Consul Basic of Greece in Sydney Christos Karras, Commerce Commissioner of Greece in Australia Katia Gkikiza, particular visitor Jennifer Morrison, spouse of Scott Morrison (the thirtieth Premier Minister of Australia), in addition to different members of the Greek neighborhood.
The Greek and Australian nationwide anthems have been recited by the Nationwide Metropolitan Choir of Australia, performed by musical director Themos Mexis.
An excerpt from Mexis’ composition, “ODE TO FREEDOM” in commemoration of the 1821 battle for Greek independence, was additionally sung by the choir.
After the speeches, the Aristotelion Academy of Greek Conventional Dance wowed the members with conventional dancers from Morias and Thrace.
Many costumes from this distinctive exhibit have been donated by the native Greek neighborhood.
Youngsters and adolescents are inspired to take care of see the richness and tradition of Greek heritage.
The costume exhibition will happen on the Hermes Lounge in Kogarah for a restricted time.
- Saturday from 1 p.m. to three p.m.
- Sunday 11 p.m.-1 p.m.
- Monday to Friday by appointment
For extra info, please go to the Hellenic Excessive College in Sydney.
Photos of Nick Bourdaniotis /Bourdo Images (Copyright)
The Nationwide Metropolitan Choir of Australia performed by Themos Mexis
Greek composer and conductor Themos Mexis has been appointed Music Director of the brand new Nationwide Metropolitan Choir of Australia, fashioned beneath the auspices of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
The choir will carry out in Constantinople in 2021, on the thirtieth anniversary of the enthronement of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. We hope that the occasion will happen within the great Hagia Eirene.
Themos Mexis, with the help of Father Steven Scoutas, invitations anybody to affix the choir at full a web based utility kind.
All women and men over the age of 18 are inspired to use.
All it takes is a love of singing in a choir. No earlier expertise is critical, nor the flexibility to learn Greek or music.
For extra info, please contact Ellie Mexis on 0404 378 745 or Father Scoutas on 0417 771 113.