“OPA” Bribie Greek Festival 2017
Queensland has some uniquely Greek history……
– Qld’s 1st Governor, George Bowen’s wife was Greek – Lady Diamantina Bowen
– Qld’s current Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, was married to a Greek….his first name is also George.
Also, Greeks have introduced to the world many things, many of which are embraced today
Democracy and Theatre, which happen in Canberra
Thirdly, 2 things that are directly related to modern and ancient Greece are occurring in South-east Queensland on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017.
Boxing, an event held in the Ancient Olympic Games in Greece in the Modern Olympics, happens at Suncorp Stadium.
And a Paniyiri , or Greek Festival, will be happening at Bribie Island
The Bribie Paniyiri is as close to a traditional Greek village Paniyiri as being there….. OPA !!!!
Also, where else in the world would you see a Greek church on an island …..
See you there…. Sunday, July 2, 2017 – 2-12 Third Avenue, Woorim, Bribie Island