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Sydney’s 37th Greek Festival at famous Darling Harbour last weekend was a huge success, as over 100,000  people attended the annual event, with two days of non-stop entertainment including live music from local and international musicians, dancing and food.

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Nia Kateris, Festival Chair told Greek City Times, “The event was once again a huge success and we received a great response not only from Greeks in the community but also from the wider community of Sydney, who enjoyed the weekend’s festivities.”

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Greek Festival of Sydney 2019 welcomes over 100,000 visitors 18

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“Thanks to all of our volunteers, sponsors and our special guest all the way from Greece, Eleanora Zouganeli, who brought a new level of Greek culture and feel to the Festival this year,” added Nia.

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The Sydney Greek Festival is also celebrating the announcement made by the State Liberal Government that they will contribute $400,000 to the Greek Festival of Sydney, which shows how important the cultural event is to NSW says Nia.

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The Liberal Party and Australian Multiculturalism Minister Ray Williams pledged that they will be funding the festival $400,00 for the next four years, which is a massive boost to the Festival, which is one of Australia’s largest and longest running cultural event.

*Images by Nick Bourdaniotis Photography (Copyright) 

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