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Our Committee is raising funds to create a lasting legacy telling the story of Lemnos' link to Gallipoli and Australia's Anzac story. Our projects include the Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial in Albert Park, the publication of a major new historical and pictorial publication and more. To make a donation you can also deposit directly by direct debit into the Committee's bank account: Account Name: Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc; Bank: Delphi Bank; Account No: 204299-020 BSB No: 941300; Include your surname in the reference section. For further information on our legacy projects or to make a donation please contact either Lee Tarlamis 0411553009 or Jim Claven 0409402388M

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Lemnos' Gallipoli connection will boost tourism to Greece - Herald Sun

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni addresses the HACCI forum in Melbourne, 13 May 2012. Photo:

During here visit to Melbourne, the Tourism Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Ms Olga Kefalogianni, has been talking up the opportunity for Greece and Australia to come together in the Centenary of Anzac in 2015.
She was in Melbourne to meet representatives of the Greek diaspora, attend a special HACCI business forum, meet tourism industry representatives and the announcement of the forthcoming link between the famous Benaki Museum in Athens and Melbourne's Hellenic Museum.
Thanks to Vicky Kyriakopoulos and John Pandazopoulos for promoting the opportunities for tourism between Greece and Australia, especially as we approach 2015.

If you would like to read the full article by John Masanauskas in the Herald Sun, please click here.
If you would like to read the report in the Greek Reporter website, click here.
Jim Claven
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee

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