With the blessing of Archbishop Makarios of Australia, the Archdiocesan District of Northcote – Victoria, in the context of the celebrations of the two hundred years since the Greek Revolution of 1821, organizes on Sunday, January 24, 2021, its first event that will take place in the Parish of the Transfiguration of the Savior (45 Poplar Street, Thomastown).
The event will honor the moments of the Greek Revolution and the National Revival (Palingenesia), with memoirs of the protagonists of the time.
The program of the event is as follows:
7.30 – 11.00 p.m. – Orthros and Divine Liturgy will be officiated by the Archiepiscopal Vicar of Northcote, Archimandrite Evmenios Vasilopoulos
11:00 a.m. – Doxology, presence of the students of the Greek Schools of the area and local authorities.
11.30 p.m. – Parade of schools and local authorities.
11.45 p.m. – Alternative representation of the swearing in of the Friendly Society.
12:00 p.m. – Speech – The contribution of the Athonite Ecclesiastical Academy of Mount Athos, to the awakening of the Nation, under Fr. Georgios Frangos (Graduate of the Athonite Academy of Mount Athos).
The rich program will offer the opportunity to the participants to approach this unique anniversary of the most glorious moment of Modern Greek History.
For the whole of 2021, the Archdiocesan District of Northcote will hold a monthly event in honor of the Greek Revolution of 1821.