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It started in 1976 when a group of Australian Greeks wanted to share their culture with the community ….. and the rest is history!

Paniyiri – Australia’s longest running Greek Festival, famous for its’ food and Hellenic dancing, celebrated its’ 40 year milestone last weekend, and about 60,000 people, including myself, went along to experience everything Greek.

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My favourite – barbecued quail

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Everyone’s favourite – honeypuffs

 

 

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Octopus, anyone???

 

The park turned into a marketplace with more than 30 food stalls, and stages were set up to entertain the crowds with dancing, live music, grape stomping, plate smashing and olive and honeypuff eating contests.

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Sideshow alley was bigger and better than ever with lots of stalls and rides.

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Our lovely Autumn weather ensured that everyone had a great time

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