Greek culture and heritage weekend
On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May, 12 noon–4pm, the Hellenic Lyceum in collaboration with the Chau Chak Wing Museum at Sydney University, have organised a 'Greek Culture and Heritage Weekend at the Museum'.
It is a free event and suitable for all ages.
Join us for a series of floor talks to hear stories about how costumes have passed through generations within families, before being acquired by the Hellenic Lyceum.
Learn how the Greek national costumes were created by the first King and Queen of Greece, Othon and Amalia, circa 1837.
On the forecourt, the Lyceum Club dance troupe will stage regional dances and our Museum terrace will be turned into a Greek taverna with live music and
Identity is more than just where you are from – it is the traditions, dress, dance, song, and food, that are passed down from generation to generation.