Saturday 19 May 12pm to 10pm Sunday 20 May 10am to 7pm

Musgrave Park & The Greek Club, South Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland


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About Paniyiri


In 2018 Brisbane’s famous Paniyiri Greek Festival will mark 42 years – a landmark cultural and celebratory milestone. Over four decades Paniyiri has grown to become Queensland’s signature celebration of all things Greek and the state’s largest cultural festival as well as the country’s longest running Greek festival – an admirable success story for the celebration that started in 1976 when a group of passionate Greek Australians wanted to share their cultural traditions with Brisbane. Fast forward to 2018 and this kaleidoscopic cultural explosion is now legendary. More than 60,000 are expected to celebrate with a range of celebratory events in the lead up, and over the weekend of May 19 and 20.


SATURDAY 19 MAY | 12pm to 10pm

SUNDAY 20 MAY | 10am to 7pm

Musgrave Park & The Greek Club, Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane


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Official Paniyiri Program

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The Stars of Paniyiri

2017 event highlights include the introduction of a Greek Village Experience, a Hellenic Dancers Showcase Program, further development of the acclaimed cooking program starring starring the flavours and faces of Greece and a line-up of authors, chefs, speakers and home cooks; as well as the dancers, singers and stars that will make the third weekend in May taste, sound and feel extraordinary.

Gold Coast glamour couple Aaron and Daniella might be picture perfect but their home is far from it. Queensland reps for the 2017 season, their dream renovation will be fast-tracked now thanks to House Rules. For more info, click here.
Aaron & Daniella

House Rules Queensland Contestants 2017


Ada was born on 14 May 1977 and grew up in Sydney, New South Wales. Ada started acting at the age of 16 and her previous television credits include Heartbreak High, Breakers and Police Rescue, Ada also appeared in a cameo role in the film Matrix starring Keanu Reaves. For full bio click here

Ada Nicodemou

Ada Nicodemou stars as Leah Patterson-Baker in Home and Away, a single mother who has a strong work ethic and stands up for what she believes in.


Penny, 32, has forged an impressive career in musical theatre, television and film in Australia and abroad and her role on Home and Away has brought the international actress back home after spending three years in New York. Penny's musical theatre career began at the age of 19 when she scored the lead role in the 2002 production of Witches of Eastwick. Her performance saw her nominated for a MO Award. Full bio available here.

Penny McNamee

Penny McNamee stars as Tori Morgan on Home and Away.


Enjoy the tastes, recipes and secrets from all corners of Greece!


More than 20 hours of entertainment over the weekend, from traditional Greek dancing and music, through to children's entertainment.


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South Brisbane is easy enough to get to by car but on the weekend of Paniyiri you might struggle to find a parking spot. Your best bet is to catch either a bus or train to South Brisbane and walk up to Musgrave Park. You shouldn’t get too lost, just follow the crowds. If you want to be in a prime position to make the most of all Paniyiri has to offer, book yourself into a South Brisbane Hotel or Holiday Apartment. You can enjoy a short walk down to the festivities, plenty of other local restaurants if you need a break from the crowds, and respite is close at hand once you’ve eaten, sang and danced yourself to exhaustion. .

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    Musgrave Park & The Greek Club
    Edmondstone St
    South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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