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79th Commemorative Anniversary of the Battle of Crete- 2020

This year's commemorative anniversary of the Battle of Crete will be engraved in our memories forever, but unfortunately for the wrong reasons. This pandemic, that we are going through, has affected our lives, it has changed the mentality of the people and it has...

National Art Competition 2020

The Cretan Youth of Australia & New Zealand have announced the Annual National Art Competition to commemorate the Battle of Crete. Participants are encouraged to research the Battle of Crete, portray a scene or an iconic image of the Battle, including the ANZAC...

C.Y.A.N.Z. 2021 Youth Tours of Crete

The Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand in conjunction with the General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad is announcing two separate Youth Trips to Crete in 2021 comprising of an educational, social, Cultural & Religious program. This program is open only...

Our History

The history of the Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand begins on the 13th of April, 1980 with the founding of the Pancretan Organisation of Australia (POA).

Cretan Youth of Australia & New Zealand

All member associations of the Cretan Federation of Australia & New Zealand have Youth Sectors or Second Generation Divisions which are all affiliated to the Cretan Youth of Australia & New Zealand.

Federation

The Federation is a truly national representative of the Cretans including members from Australia and New Zealand.

 

Aims & Objectives

To successfully program and execute the commemorative anniversary activities of the Battle of Crete […]

 

Members

The membership of the Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand icreased during the years to ten members.

 

Events & Functions

 

Battle of Crete 75th anniversary commemorations

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete was commemorated in Melbourne last weekend, with hundreds turning out to pay their respects. A wreath-laying ceremony took place at the Shrine of Remembrance and was well-attended by both young and old, some of whom put...

Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Crete will be marked in 2016 in Victoria by a series of events planned by the Battle of Crete and Greece Commemorative Council. The Council was formed recently in Melbourne and is an initiative of the indefatigable leadership of...

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