Join the HYCS as they celebrate their launch at one of Sydney's hottest bars, Beta Bar and Gallery.
Date: Wednesday 28 September
Time: 6:30pm - late
Venue: Beta, level one, 238 Castlereagh Street Sydney
Ticket cost: $10 (price includes HYCS membership for one year)
Please note the HYCS membership is only available to persons between the age of 18 and 30. Anyone over 30 is welcome to purchase full membership to the Hellenic Club Pty Ltd. Details on obtaining full membership can be found on the Hellenic Club website.
For further membership enquiries, pelase email HYCS.
Beta, a bar and gallery, will boast a menu of authentic Greek dishes with an added dash of Peter Conistis' signature flair, while the drinks menu will feature inventive Greek twists on classic cocktails.
Drawing on the elegant Victorian architecture of 238 Castlereagh Street, the bar will create a modern installation within the classic space with raw and natural interiors complemented with contemporary furniture and design.
Alpha's Chef Peter Conistis on The Morning Show
29 Apr 2016
Cooking lamb souvlaki with Greek coffee rub, fetta pesto and pomegranate tzatziki for Greek Orthodox Easter, Executive Chef Peter Conistis appeared on Channel 7's The Morning Show.
Visiting Australia from April 16 to April 27, the Evzones commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete with appearances at key memorials and landmarks across Sydney.
Commencing with a visit to ANZAC Memorial in Hyde Park on the 16th, the Evzones participated in a wreath laying ceremony at Martin Place Cenotaph in the presence of the Governor of New South Wales and representatives from the Australian armed forces and Greek community organisations.
On April 17, they visited the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in Redfern followed by a demonstration at St Basil's Homes in Lakemba on April 18. A visit to the Estia Foundation in Gladesville on April 19 was proceeded by an open forum discussion in Greek on current challenges for Greece in South East Europe alongside Hellenic Club members at the Hellenic Club Sydney. On April 24 the Evzones visited All Saints Belmore church.
The guards participated in the ANZAC Day march with the Greek RSL Sub-Branch, including a wreath laying ceremony at Martin Place Cenotaph.
Sydneysiders were also able to observe the Evzones perfmorming a changing of the guard ceremony from April 20-22.
On their final day in Sydney, the Evzones delighted local school children with their attendance at Sans Souci, Bexley and Earlwood public schools.
For press coverage of the Evzones visit, see our Press page.
SBS Radio attend Battle of Crete Ceremony
SBS Radio attended the Battle of Crete ceremony at the Martin Place Cenotaph to report on the event and the 'Evzones' guards visit to Sydney.
'The Martin Place Cenotaph on Saturday 16 April played host to a thousand members of the Greek and broader community who came to pay their respects and to remember one of the legendary campaigns in modern history, 75 years ago.'
Six soldiers of the Greek Presidential Guard are visiting Sydney for the first time to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete. As part of the visit, the 'Evzones' will take part in a ceremony at the Martin Place Cenotaph on the 20th, 21st and 22nd April.
The guards will appear at the Cenotaph at the following times:
20th April - 12.30-1.30pm
21st April: 12.30-1.30pm
22nd April: 9.00-10.00am
Evzones of the Greek Presidential Guards visit Sydney to mark 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete
25 Apr 2016
Six members of the Greek Presidential Guard are visiting Sydney to mark the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete. The guards will be appearing at a number of events over the course of the week, including a daily changing of the guard at the Martin Place Cenotaph on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete, one of the key conflicts of the Second World War, has been chosen by the Australian Government as one of the significant anniversaries to be commemorated during the ANZAC centenary period.