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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

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Lemnos Centenary of Anzac - Commemorative Event 2 - Viewing of Anzac Girls and Canadian Reception at Portianou Cultural Centre




Following the unveiling of the new Nurses Memorial at Portianos Military Cemetery, the Canadian Ambassador hosted a reception at Portianou Cultural Centre on the evening of 18th April.
The reception included presentations, a viewing of one of the key episodes of the ABC's Anzac Girls (with Greek subtitles) and local food and wine - including Venizelos Cakes.
The reception was well attended, including by members of our Committee.


The reception was preceded by the unveiling of a new memorial to the tragic killing of a British Embassy official in Athens a few years ago - who had visited Portianos Military Cemetery prior to returning to Athens. The memorial was erected by the Lemnos authorities and attended by diplomatic and military representations, including from the United kingdom.

Jim Claven
Secretary
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee

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