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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...
Friday, 20 February 2015 12:21

New Consul General visits the Community

The Greek Orthodox Community of S.A officially welcomed the new Consul General of Greece in Adelaide Mr Andreas Gouras during an event held on Wednesday, 17 March 2015 at Olympic Hall. Mr Gouras was greeted by the Community's President Mr Bill Gonis together with members of the Executive and Supervisory Committees.  The two men discussed over matters that concern the broader Greek community in Australia as well as the achievements and progress of the organisation here in South Australia. Du...
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:37

Epiphany celebrations 2015

Divine intervention seems to have been the cause of fine weather on Sunday, despite dire predictions for heavy rain, as thousands of Hellenes gathered at Henley beach to celebrate the Blessing of the Waters ceremony, held by the Greek Orthodox Community.The celebrations combined the Divine Liturgy conducted at all of the Community’s churches and the blessing of the waters service conducted on Henley jetty. Meanwhile, Henley reserve was yet again turned to an open-air funfair ahead of the...
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 09:46

George Street went Greek

A dance stage, chairs and table, live music and singing, family atmosphere, food stalls, dessert corners and bars replaced trucks, cars and busy clients on George Street at Thebarton over the weekend as the best Greek party came to town. All this as part of the 4th George Street Festival which yet again became the hub for partying Greek-style, proudly presented by the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia.Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 December, the popular business strip turned Hellenic...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:33

Luckily they...went mad at Olympic Hall

Smart lines, tragicomic scenes and non-stop laughter all came together to compose the Greek comedy event in recent years at Olympic Hall on Saturday 18 October 2014. The Community’s Acting troupe brought to the stage of the popular hall the hilarious play “Luckily I Have Gone Mad”, originally written by George Roussos and directed by George Katsibris. The two-hour play was part of the Odyssey Festival filling the hall with 400 fans of comedy theatre. The story revolves around Charilaos ...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 13:00

The melodic colours of Asia Minor

THE MUSIC AND TRADITIONS OF ASIA MINOR SHINED AT OLYMPIC HALL     It was a melodic step back in time for hundreds of eclectic music enthusiasts who attended the “Chromata” Greek Music Night held at Olympic Hall on Saturday 17 October. The music soiree which was part of the Odyssey Festival literally mesmerised the audience with songs and melodies from Asia Minor, music that exuded tradition and   nostalgia. Musicians Demeter Tsounis, John Kourbelis, Kat Stevens and Rosco Heck gave a...
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 14:41

A song and dance spectacular

A spectacular show full of colours, dance and music from traditional Greece captivated the hundreds of spectators who filled the Odeon Theatre in Norwood on Saturday 11 October to enjoy the best cultural event in the recent years. The Hues of Hellenic Song and Dance super show became a milestone in the Greek Orthodox Community’s cultural history as it left spectators mesmerises raising the cultural bar even higher. The song and dance spectacular was presented by the Community’s Dance Acade...
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Monday, 28 February 2011 20:12


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 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, 10 February 2015 13:50


The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia Inc. celebrates International Women's Day each year with a special community event to mark the occasion. This year’s forum celebrates 104 years of International Women’s Day (1911-2015) and will be highlighted by guest speakers The Mayor of Charles Sturt Council Ms Angela Keneally, Mrs Lan Le, wife to the Governor of S.A His Excellency The Hon Hieu Van Le and Dr Amalia...
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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


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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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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