The author Terina Kalogeropoulos Armenakis will be present.
To be presented by Dina Gerolymou (SBS Radio Greek Program).
Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.
This will be the official Australian Launch for this book.
Synopsis: Greece is famous for its glorious history, archaeological wealth, democracy and contribution to sciences, but it is also a land of rich folk heritage.
A Greek Folk Journey acquaints you with this folk heritage by providing an insight into the abundance of customs, festivals and events to be found in all corners of the country, presented by the month.
Ancient and more recent traditions live on in many of Greece's cities, towns or the smallest of villages, thanks to the dedication of local communities, cultural associations and local authorities.
Many of the events have historic or religious backgrounds, others are contests or sporting competitions, including worldfamous marathons, sailing regattas and chess tournaments. And if that is not enough, A Greek Folk Journey serves up regional dishes, helping you to savour the flavours of glorious Greece.
About the Author: Terina Kalogeropoulos Armenakis was born and raised in Ethiopia. Her life has been dedicated to promoting Ethiopia from her position as the Honorary Consul General of Ethiopia in Greece. She is a founding member of several cultural, humanitarian and business associations and Honorary President of the Consular Corps in Greece.
In 2018 Terina Kalogeropoulos Armenakis was awarded the Carolos Mitsakis Award for her contribution to the promotion of the Hellenic ethnographic culture, through A Greek Folk Journey.
The Greek Community of Melbourne