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EVENT CANCELLED – Annual Picnic at the Holy Church Panagia Kamariani, Red Hill on 23 January 2022

Due to the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia cancelling all events due to high numbers of Covid 19 present in the community, the Annual Picnic cannot proceed at the Holy Church at Red Hill and has been cancelled.

The Annual Lefcadian Brotherhood picnic will take place at the Holy Church of Panagia Kamariani, 135 Arthur Seat Rd, Red Hill on Sunday 23 January 2022.

There will be a petting zoo and other games for children.

The Brotherhood is organising transport for those who prefer to be driven to Red Hill. The bus will be departing from the Brotherhood Hall (Lefkaditiko Spiti) at 8am and tickets are $20 with scheduled stops along the way.

For further information or to reserve a seat on the bus, contact Alexandra Daglas (president) by 15 January, on mobile: 0409 531 089 or a Committee member whose contact details can be found at this tab to book a seat.

2021-22 New Year’s Eve Dance

All Lefkadians and friends are invited to join us at the Brotherhood annual New Year’s Eve Dance to be held again this year at the Brotherhood hall.

Tickets are $80 for adults and $40 for children 12 and under. Food, drinks and entertainment included.

Please contact Alexandra Daglas, President M: 0409 531 089 or a committee member to reserve your tickets or for further enquiries.

RSVP is essential!

All guests must be fully vaccinated and bring a face mask in compliance with current Covid 19 Guidelines unless exempted.

Due to the impact and uncertainty of the Covid 19 pandemic, Brotherhood events may be cancelled at short notice.

We look forward to celebrating and bringing in safely 2022 with you.

Children’s Party with Father Christmas

The Brotherhood is pleased to announce our first function since lockdown restrictions have eased, our Annual Christmas Party for Children twelve and under.

We will be hosting Father Christmas for afternoon tea on Sunday, 19 December at 3 pm.

The event is free for Brotherhood members and their families.

To RSVP, please email Alexandra Daglas or call Alexandra on M: 0409 531 089, no later than Tuesday, 14 December.

All attendees will be asked to comply with Covid-19 Government guidelines including signing in the attendee register or scanning the QR Code and providing proof of double vaccination. If you or your child are displaying Covid 19 symptoms, please stay home and get tested. RSVP is essential!

For your safety, we encourage you to wear facemasks where social distancing isn’t possible.

Live @ the Lefkadian

Lefkadian Live is postponed due to Covid 19 Lockdown Restrictions.

We hope to see you all soon back at the Lefkadian Hall once restrictions ease. In the meantime stay tuned for details.

You are all invited to the Lefkadian for a night of live music, great food and drinks to shake off the winter lockdown blues.

Featuring the talented ensemble DEMOTIKA

Tony Iliou – Lute/Vocals
Arthur Kostarakis – Clarinet/Vocals
Paddy Montgomery – Violin/Bouzouki/Vocals
Nikos Kapralos – Guitar/Vocals
John Kostarakis – Percussion/Vocals

Tickets: $60 inclusive of food, beer wine and soft drinks. Spirits and premium wines are extra.

Contact Alexandra Daglas M: 0409 531 089 E: or a committee member for tickets and to book your table.

Numbers are strictly limited and bookings are essential.

Angelos Sikelianos – 70 Years in Memoriam


On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the death of the poet ANGELOS SIKELIANOS, the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Lefkada is organizing a photographic exhibition and photographic projection of the artist – photographer Theodoros Papatrechas. The exhibition will take place in the art gallery “Theodoros Stamos”, in Marka Square, from 13 to 22 June 2021.

The dilogy “Skelianos – 70 Years”, is a photographic essay, dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the death of the leading Greek poet. The photographic narrative includes images of the poet’s birthplace, framed by his lyrics and presented under the tones of the music of Nikos Skalkotas and Dionysios Klypsas, from Orpheus’s Mandolinata and under the direction of Kostantinos Tsintza.

The photographic lens of Theodoros Papatrechas, captures a refined reality to keep concentrated the distillate of another hidden innocence, endowed with poetic sensitivity and disarming simplicity. It is the same touching austerity of its people, which the poet saw from the balcony of his house in the old town. Where the perishableness of humble materials is deposed by its weight and goes back to pure poetry. The poetic image rewards the poetry of speech. An old rusty latch, a thousand-year-old wooden door, a wall, two stairs, decorate with improvised pots, may be the very soul of Lefkada.

The artist approaches them in awe and captures them with his lens, as priceless treasures. In his heart the lyrics of Sikelianos and in his eyes his city.  The result is a trilogy with photographic narration with lyrics and music, capable of traveling us to a different Lefkada. In Lefkada that those who love carry forever in them…

Thodoris Papatrechas studied photography at  Istituto  Europeo  Di  Designin Rome. He has traveled and lived in different cities (Milan, Rome, Budapest, Athens), from where he received artistic influences, was inspired and experimented; in recent years he lives and works in Lefkada.

Below are the links to 2 youtube videos which will be displayed in the exhibition.

Further reading: – Neos Kosmos article, Ο Άγγελος Σικελιανός και η Δελφική Ιδέα

Restroom Upgrade at the Lefkadian Hall

The Brotherhood is pleased to announce that it has received a State Government Grant of $45,000 towards upgrading and renovating the ground floor toilets and restrooms at our Lefkadian Hall in Coburg.

The grant is a dollar for dollar grant which means the Brotherhood must also raise $45,000 towards the upgrade works by way of funds and work in kind in accordance with the Government Grant guidelines.

Anyone who wishes to donate to the Lefcadian Brotherhood Restroom Upgrade Donation Fund or wishes to provide voluntary services in kind, such as painting, plastering, electrical, plumbing and tiling is asked to contact a committee member.

Anticipated completion of the renovation works is January 2022

To date, the Brotherhood has raised the following donations and we give special thanks for their generosity and support:

  • $5,000 (Kathy Katapodis)
  • $1,000 (name withheld on request)
  • $1,000 (Popi Kavadias)
  • $1,000 (Fantina Konidaris)
  • $1,000 (names withheld on request)
  • $100 (Angela Benias)
  • $820 (Donation from a table from the Mother’s Day Luncheon – names withheld on request)
  • $1,470 raised through donations at the funeral of the late George Korfiatis. We thank Arthur Korfiatis and family for this generous gesture and support during this dfficult time
  • $13,000 Lefcadian Cultural Association (now a deregistered Incorporated Association)

Total Raised to date $24,390

Donations above $500 will be recorded in the Donors, Benefactors and Great Benefactors Special Register of the Brotherhood.

The brotherhood has also received “in kind” donations from the following:

  • Chris Kavadas – CK Painting (painting)
  • Anonymous donations of services and materials
  • The Committee (consulting services & labour)

The Committee wishes to also give special thanks to all volunteers and sponsors of the Lefcadian Brotherhood and thanks everyone for attending and supporting our functions especially during the Covid pandemic.

Updated 5/1/22

Live @ the Lefkadian


Book your tickets and tables now for our next Lefkadian Live music night on 11 June at the Lefkadian.

The night will include live Greek music and of course plenty of food and drinks.

Music by Con Kalamaras and @rebetikamelbourne.

Price $50 (includes food and soft drinks – drinks extra)

Contact Alexandra Daglas, President on mobile: 0409 531 089 or to book your tickets.

Book early so you don’t miss out!

Sunday Luncheon with our Seniors

Book early for our next Luncheon so you don’t miss out!

Date: Sunday 4 April

Time: 12:30 pm.

Venue: The Lefkadian Hall

Price $20.00 includes food and drinks.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy the company of our seniors.

To assist with catering and compliance with Covid 19 number restrictions, please reserve your tickets by contacting Alex our president on 0409 531 089 or a committee member ideally no later than the preceding Wednesday.

Numbers are strictly limited due to Covid 19 restrictions so bookings are essential!