Welcome to the Kazzie Club!



Reminder:
Have you paid your membership fees for the year 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019? The membership form can be downloaded here.

Welcome to the Kastellorizian Association of Victoria website, an online cultural archive aiming to preserve and reflect the rich heritage of our amazing Dodecanese Greek island.

Scroll below for the latest news and gallery updates. More updates coming soon.

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All KazziE-Bulletins are filed in the newsletter archive under the news menu.



Latest News

View the latest Kazzie-E Bulletin in our newsletter archive here – contains club news and general news.

Please visit our Facebook page for other news.


Sunday Afternoon Tea and Guest Speaker

Sunday 14 April 2019

The Origins of the Kastellorizian Costume
Presentation by Geoffrey Conaghan
KAV Clubrooms 1.30pm – 4.30pm 

Afternoon tea - please bring a plate
Donation entry 

RSVP by 7 April
Florence Livery:  flivery@bigpond.com / 0423 007 339
Christine Mastores-Davidson: christine.md@bigpond.com / 0414 822 234


Applications are now open for the annual VCE and Kazzie Young Achiever
Awards. Closing date for submissions is May 1st 2019.

VCE Awards: application form available here.

Young Achievers Award: application form available here.

Kastellorizian of the Year 2019 – nomination forms available here.
Please note that applications may be submitted at any time before the
closing date of 1 July 2019.


Sunday 26 May 2019 – Sts Constantine and Helen’s Day Celebration and Presentation of VCE and KYAA Awards 

Following the Church Service at St Constantine and St Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Barry Street, South Yarra, a luncheon will be held at the clubrooms to celebrate the feast day of our patron saint.

Free entry, donations welcome.

Due to the popularity of last year’s event, for catering purposes members must RSVP by 15 May.
Please note members need to register as numbers are limited.

RSVP:
Maria Georgoulas: mgm19220@hotmail.com / 0413 310 563
Christine Mastores-Davidson: christine.md@bigpond.com / 0414 822 234


Kastellorizian of the Year 2018
Basil Zempilas.

Details here.

The Award was presented in Melbourne on 6 October at the Annual KOY Dinner. Report and photos in our gallery  here.


CURRENT COMMITTEE

Office bearers
President – Nik Spartels
Vice President – Peter Coates
Secretary – Justin Mastores

Contact details of full committee here.


Support from young people
The club has appointed  three Youth Representatives who are keen to work on initiatives for our young people.
 A European correspondent has also been appointed. Details in our e-bulletin EB33 here.


Older News

Christine DimerKastellorizian of the Year 2017
Christine Dimer
Details here.

The annual celebratory KOY dinner was held at the clubrooms on October 7th. Please visit our Gallery here for a pictorial roundup of the event.


Andrew Jackomos, Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, presented a history of his own Kastellorizian/Aboriginal family connection at the Greek Centre in Melbourne. Click here to view his talk.


Genealogy. Is your family history registered on the Kastellorizian genealogy site? Your relatives might already be there. Check out www.castellorizo.org. The database, maintained by Allan Cresswell, has over 30,000 persons listed. Either go directly to the site or find out more on our genealogy page.


Is renewable energy for Kastellorizo a possibility?
Read here
 what Dr George Stabelos has to say on this topic in a recent article written for Filia, the quarterly publication of the Friends of Kastellorizo. 


Instagram photo by @eleni_smiles

Photos of Kastellorizo
The Friends of Kastellorizo Instagram page @kastellorizofriends now has over 1100 Followers. The site has many beautiful photos of Kastellorizo to browse.

If you have photos to share we encourage you to do so by using the hashtag #kastellorizofriends on your Instagram posts about Kastellorizo, and FoK will look to repost as many of your images as possible.

Check out the FoK Instagram gallery here.

Gallery Updates

Christmas Party 2018

KOY Dinner 2018

Fundraiser for Medical Needs in Kastellorizo, 2017

St. Constantine & St Helen Day, 2018

KAV Luncheon at Philhellene, 2018

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Delicious Recipes


Galaktoboureko (Greek Custard Pie)

Phanouropita

Moussaka

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