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Wednesday, 19 August 2015 10:59

The Community celebrated 15-August

The Assumption of the Virgin Mary, one of the most significant events in the Orthodox calendar was celebrated across Adelaide on Saturday 15 August, with the Community’s church at Croydon being the epicentre of the celebrations. The ‘Koimisis Theotokou’ Church which bears the name of the divine milestone drew myriads of parishioners who came to pray and receive the blessings. Hon Michael Atkinson, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Member for Croydon, representing the Premier of South...
Thursday, 23 July 2015 00:00

GOCSA Strategic Plan 2014-2016

GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA INC. Strategic Plan 2014-2016 July 2015 Our Vision – To represent the Greek Orthodox Community of SA as an independent, well managed organisation that upholds the Greek culture, its spirit and ethos and provides a range of Community Services     Please download our Overview here For any remarks or feedback , Please have your say here
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 14:37

New app for Community Care Services

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015 14:11

Rebetiko Night of nostalgia

When nostalgia is combined with good company, great food and good wine, all under one roof, then you know this will be a memorable event. The Rebetiko Night, an initiative of the Dance Academy lived up to that expectation as it drew hundreds of people at Olympic Hall on Saturday 13 June. A night that revived an unforgettable part of Greece’s music history with an array of songs that marked the birth of a musical milestone. Perpiniadis, Vamvakaris, Pagioumtzis, are some of the masters of R...
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 15:51

The hilarious...side of winter

When winter shows its true colours, Greeks turn to comedy. A pack-out Olympic Hall became home to two massive comedy plays on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 May 2015. The two comedy nights had in store loads of laughter for the hundreds of spectators who enjoyed a hilarious plot and smart lines from start to finish. And the plot went like this: Politician Theofilos Ferekis hires Theo Parlas as his secretary who is also known as liar-Theo who has the ability to lure voters, promising them the stars....
Thursday, 28 May 2015 16:42

Goodwood went Greek...

The eastern suburb of Goodwood and surrounding areas welcomed winter… ‘Greek style’ on Sunday 24 May as the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia held its 3rd Greek Festival, offering the best of Hellenic cuisine and traditions. Popular grilled delicacies such as yiros and souvlaki as well as a variety of lavish sweets accompanied by live music and traditional dancing composed the ultimate atmosphere for a true Greek funfair. But it wasn’t just Greek! A Bollywood performance by an...
Friday, 01 May 2015 12:06

A Taverna Night of fun

Μια αξέχαστη βραδιά πέρασαν  εκατοντάδες ομογενείς το Σάββατο 25 Απριλίου 2015 στο Ολύμπικ Χωλ.   Μια βραδιά που δεν είχε τίποτα να ζηλέψει από τα ελληνικά κέντρα διασκέδασης της Ελλάδας.   Ο λόγος, για την Βραδιά Ταβέρνας που διοργάνωσε η Πολιτιστική Επιτροπή της Ελληνικής...
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 10:30

Celebrations for 25th March 1821

With a sense of national duty and Hellenic pride hundreds of Greeks across Adelaide joined the Greek Orthodox Community celebrations for the commemoration of the 25th March Greek Independence Day. The celebrations were held on Sunday 29th March at both the Cathedral of Archangels Michael and Gabriel and later on in the afternoon at Olympic Hall. The Hon Michael Atkisnon MP, Speaker of the House of Assembly and Member for Croydon representing the Premier of S.A Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Mr David...
Thursday, 12 March 2015 09:31

More equality for women

As women around the globe continue to fight for equality, the Greek Orthodox Community joined the world-wide celebrations for International Women’s Day holding its annual event to celebrate this significant day on Sunday 8 March at Olympic Hall, drawing hundreds of people. Masters of Ceremony Mrs Ismini Spiroglou, Chair of the Cultural Committee and Miss Chloe Kourakis welcomed everyone as the event opened just after 7.00pm. Mayor of Charles Sturt Ms Angela Keneally and Geriatrician Dr Amalia...
Monday, 28 February 2011 20:12

GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA

GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA   Review The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia Inc (GOCSA) is a live, democratic organism first emanating from the Greek community (paroikia) of the Adelaide metropolitan area and gradually expanding to outer regions. In early 1931, with great enthusiasm and moral support, the Greek community initiated the first Greek language school in Adelaide. Ever since...
Friday, 11 January 2013 15:28

THE YOUTH PROJECT

    The Greek Orthodox Community of SA wants to invest in our youth. Its primary goal is to help our youth discover more aspects of the Hellenic culture and be up-to-date with the youth in Greece. Click on the link below to find out about the Youth Project. Youth Project
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 12:12

ODYSSEY FESTIVAL 2015

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 13:38

PANAGHIA VIRGINIA FESTIVAL 2015

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Thursday, 12 July 2012 18:14

Our Churches

                                                                                                                           THE CATHDRAL CHURCH OF THE ARCHANGELS MICHAEL AND GABRIEL ( foundations laid 1937)                    Commanding the south side of the city this majestic church,...
Sunday, 16 September 2012 15:20

Church

Our churches   For nearly 2000 years, Orthodoxy has been closely connected with the Greek people and is a religious, cultural and social symbol.  Intertwining with the Greek identity and Hellenic legacy, it pervades the individual and community life of Hellenes both in Greece and in the Diaspora. Recognizing the importance of the Greek Orthodox faith to its members, the Community constructed its first Church, the Archange...
Friday, 21 September 2012 17:04

Memories From Home

Adelaide’s Hellenic Cultural Festival ‘Odyssey’ will feature the works of Takis Moraitis in his exhibition ‘Memories From Home’ as part of the extensive exhibitions on display at the hub of this year’s festival, Olympic Hall (288 Franklin Street, Adelaide) from 22 September – 13 October, 2012. ...
Friday, 21 September 2012 18:31

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 13:09

Our Newspaper

As part of their learning experience our students produce their own newsletter. Click on any of the items below to view the latest issues of our newsletter. Our Newspaper 31 Our Newspaper 32 Our Newspaper 33 Our Newspaper 34 Our Newspaper 35 Our Newspaper 36 Our Newspaper 37
Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:30

George Street Greek Festival

The George Street Greek Festival is held on George Street, Thebarton in early to mid December, just outside the church of St Nicholas. It brings the best of Greek culture and turns the busy road strip into an outdoors two-day Greek party! The 2012 Festival which was the second in a row, was a huge success like the inaugural one last year. Please stay tuned for more information, updates, news and lots of photos.     ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 10:23

Our publications

Here you can get information about our recent and older publications. Immerse yourself in the history of the Greek Orthodox Community, find about the first years, the progress and the wide spectrum of activity as well as the Community's programs. "Our Journey at a Glance". Published in 2011, this bilingual book takes us through the Community's journey from its establishment in 1930 until today! You can get your copy from o...
Friday, 18 January 2013 12:59

Community Pulse

In this page you can view our magazine "Community Pulse" which was first published at the end of 2006. Click on any of the links below to download an item. Community Pulse 1 Community Pulse 2 Community Pulse 3 Community Pulse 4 Community Pulse 5 Community Pulse 6 Community Pulse 7 Community Pulse 8 Community Pulse 9 Community Pulse 10 Community Pulse 11 Community Pulse 12 Community Pulse 13 Community Pulse 15 (n...
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 14:49

Halls for hire

The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia has three halls available for hire (for wedding or baptism functions ONLY) Click here to download the terms and conditions of hiring one of our halls    Dormition of Virgin Mary Community Hall 1A William Street, Croydon Capacity: 200 Disabled toilet access     Thebarton Greek Community Hall 71 George Street, Thebarton (next to St Nicholas Church) Capacity: 200 ...

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About Us
WELCOME  to the official webiste of the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia. Here you can get to know a lot more about our organisation, find out about our programs and services and get a closer look in the Orthodox faith. Throughout the year, the Greek Orthodox Community organises a number of religious and non-religious events, suited for every one, regardless of age. In this website...
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