In Land Congress 2017

I can think of no better way to end off a busy and successful year than Congress. Congress 2017 was an in land congress and it certainly didn’t disappoint! There were about 60 people on congress which made it the perfect bonding experience and one which I will remember forever.

Federation Gala Cocktail

I attended the Federation Gala cocktail with a few of the NAHYSOSA members as guests. The night was about honouring Hellenes who have excelled in their services to Hellenism in South Africa as well as celebrating Advocate George Bizos on his 90th birthday and all his great accomplishments serving for

Miss Hellene and PHYC Street Store

PHYC and I co-hosted our first ever Street Store. This is a charity event where we collect clothes and shoes and set up a little store on the side of the street where the homeless have an opportunity to ‘shop’ and choose the clothes they truly like, for free. To us,

St Lorient Fashion Show for CANSA Foundation

This weekend I was honoured to take part in the St Lorient Fashion Show, one of Miss Hellene’s biggest sponsors. The beautiful evening gown which I was lucky enough to wear on the night of Miss Hellene 2016 was one of the stunning pieces I modelled in for the Fashion

PHYC Youth Ball

This was the second PHYC Youth Ball I have attended and it certainly did not disappoint. The turnout was amazing which made the evening even more exciting. We started off the night at the Hellenic Community Centre with lots of delicious Greek food and ended off with the standard Zambekiko

Pamper Day at Strathyre Girls Home

On Sunday it was a busy and exciting day celebrating Women’s month. The Miss Hellene Co-Ordinator, Irini Moutzouris and I organised a pamper day for the girls at the Salvation Army Strathyre Girls Home. We painted one another’s nails and afterwards we decided to do a lesson on modelling and

Women’s Day at Agios Nektarios Old Age Home

For Women’s Day, I visited the Agios Nektarios Greek Old Age home with the Miss Hellene Co-ordinator and Miss Earth, Irini Moutzouris, the Miss Hellene 2nd Princess, Penny Coundouris, as well as the NAHYSOSA secretary, Michaela Kapareliotis. We baked cupcakes and savoury pies for them to have during their tea

UJHA Fun Run and Yoga Day

I attended UHJA’s first big event and we were all very excited to take part as it was something completely new and different to other events that NAHYSOSA usually hosts. We arrived and were greeted by a very organised committee. There were food and drink stalls, awesome music and lots

SHA’s Quiz Night

SHA’s Quiz Night was the start to the annual NAHYSOSA weekend, and what a great start it was! The event was at the Greek Sporting Club and the tables were fully booked. The MC for the night was brilliant and kept us laughing throughout the night, even though we were

Mandela Day at Strathyre Girls Home

My second visit to Strathyre Girls Home was another big success and I was delighted that I got to spend my 67 minutes with these lovely girls. This time I visited the home with my friend and Miss Hellene co-ordinator, Irini Mouzouris. As we are both passionate about art, we

Youth Day at Strathyre Girls Home

Youth Day is a holiday dedicated to the youth of South Africa. It honours the deaths of many Soweto school children and commemorates the protest which resulted in a wave of protests across the country known as the Soweto Uprising in 1976 during Apartheid. This year I had the honour and

Reach For a Dream

As part of Slipper Day, I was very privileged to be asked by my dear friend, Andrea Nichas, that works at Reach for a Dream, to join them in making a little girl’s dream come true. Reach For a Dream is a charity organisation that raises money in order to

Ping-Pong-Pa with SHA

One of SHA’s events that I attended was a beer pong tournament at the Greek Sporting Club. We had to made teams of three or four in order to participate in the tournament and I was pleasantly surprised to see how many people attended the event. At the beginning of

PHYC Social at Capellos

The PHYC Social was one of my first Pretoria events that I attended. It took place at Capellos in Brooklyn and it was such a fun event! Much to my surprise, it turned out to be somewhat of a Miss Hellene reunion as many of my fellow contestants and now

SAHETI Debutante Fundraiser

I attended a very fun event with my mother and a few of her friends with their daughters which was a fundraiser for the SAHETI Debutante Ball 2017. Although it was very close to my university mid-year exams, it was an event I really wanted to support as I myself