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Semaphore Greek Festival, fast becoming the Greek event of the year, is on again January 13th and 14th 2018. The festival showcases and celebrates everything that being Greek is all about.
Live Greek bands, local community dance groups and the most amazing traditional Greek food will all be on offer on both days at this must-go-to event. The most special and amazing part of this festival is that it is volunteer run. Each and every one of these fabulous volunteers from the Port Adelaide Greek Church, including their youth group GOYPA, work tirelessly throughout the weekend to ensure you experience the best Greek Culture has to offer.
Make sure you visit the information tents, participate in the variety of activities such as eating competitions and dance classes, sample the delicious food – especially the Loukomades and get on your feet and dance the night away!
There are plenty of vegetarian options on offer with the traditional pastries, Pitta, being handmade every year by the Port Adelaide women's auxiliary. Spinach and cheese, Trio of cheese and sometimes pumpkin, these amazing ladies know how to make an exceptional traditional Pitta!
The music is always a highlight and this year will be no exception with live acts including local resident DJs who, no doubt, will tear up the floor with their mixes of new and old school Greek songs. You will literally feel like you're on a Greek island somewhere joining in the local festival of the weekend and believe me, the Greeks know how to party!
Please put these dates in your diary, 13th and 14th of January 2018 and make your way down to the Semaphore foreshore right near the jetty - you will walk away with a full belly, an abundance of Greek dance steps and some new friendships made. Experience what being at a traditional Greek Festival really feels like, take a sip of Ouzo and join in the fun.