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Adelaide celebrates 28 October
The Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia celebrated
the 28th of October 1940, at the cenotaph of the Cathedral of
Archangels Michael and Gabriel on Sunday 31 October. The
celebration begun with a doxology by the Community’s clergy
and continued with a wreath laying ceremony by representatives
of the South Australian Government and Opposition and
representatives of many local Greek community organisations.
The event included poem recitals by students of Greek
Community schools and closed with the national anthems of
Greece and Australia.
The celebration of the 28th of October honors the heroic OXI
(NO) by the people of Greece and the subsequent victory over of
the invading fascist Axis forces.
Adelaide, South Australia