The Consul-General for Greece (Dr. Vrisakis) was welcomed by committee members, who all wore the Greek national costume. They included the president, Mr. J. Mitsos, the hon. secretary, Mr. N. Macris, and Mr. S. Velof. During the evening tickets were sold in a competition, for which the prize was a painting depicting the now historic engagement of H.M.A.S. Sydney with the Italian warship Bartolomeo Colieoni. A display of their national dances was given by members of the Greek community.
Greek Dance For Sydney Fund
- Date: January 29, 1942
Greek, British, and Australian flags decorated the Paddington Town Hall last night, when a cabaret dance, organised by the Greek Athletic League, Atlas, was held to augment me new H.M.A.S. Sydney fund. The article was published in The Daily Telegraph, Sydney, Thu 29 Jan 1942