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Adelaide Greek Community opens 2022 ODYSSEY
Festival Art Prize
In 2022 Adelaide’s Hellenic Cultural Festival ODYSSEY celebrates its 15th year as
the Greek Orthodox Community of SA Inc. (GOCSA) once again presents a series
of exciting arts and cultural events starting on September the 30th, 2022.
An announcement from the Greek Orthodox Community of SA, says this year's
theme is “Celebrating 200 and 90 Years of Independence”, - which reflects on the
200 Years from the Greek Independence and the 90 Years Anniversary of the
Greek Orthodox Community of S.A.
Under that theme, the 2022 Odyssey Festival, will celebrate Hellenism through
Art, Education, Theatre, Music and Festivities,
"As part of our Odyssey celebrations, we once again intend to feature the
talented works of local artists as part of the Art Exhibition, which is held
throughout the duration of the festival at its hub in Franklin Street, Adelaide.
"We are seeking expressions of interest from young and new artists with a love
for Hellenic culture to display their works based on the theme ‘Celebrating 200
and 90 Years of Independence”. The art work selected by an eminent art judge,
will be awarded “The Odyssey Art Prize” of $1000 First Prize, $600 Second Prize
and $400 Third Prize.
"We are seeking creativity in all forms, be it painting, drawing, print making,
ceramics, sculpture digital or any creative art form, with the theme of
“Celebrating 200 and 90 Years of Independence”, being interpreted any way the
artist wishes, be it relating it to modern day or historical. The winning piece will
become a permanent fixture in the Greek Orthodox Community gallery and non-
winning pieces will be available for purchase", the GOCSA announcement says.
The Festival organisers request that your artwork be ready to hang by Friday 23
September 2022, with the winner to be announced at the launch on Friday 30th
of September 2022 at Olympic Hall. All welcome. Contact 8231 4301 - or for a
copy of the guidelines visit 262 Franklin street, Adelaide.
Adelaide, South Australia