The Friends of Canada welcomed the New Year

The Friends of Canada Association organized an event to welcome the New Year, in the presence of the Ambassador of Canada to Greece, His Excellency Keith Morrill and his spouse, Jane Morrill.

After a greeting by Ambassador Morrill, the ambassadorial couple participated in the Canadian custom of listing a New Year’s resolution and then gallantly cut the Greek vasilopita. The vasilopita was cut into 8 pieces, for: Christ & the New Year, Canada & the Canadian embassy, the ambassador’s family, Friends of Canada and Canadian affiliates, the Hellenic Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the Canadian Institute in Greece and the Canadian University Graduates in Greece network. Hellenic Canadian Chamber of Commerce president, Konstantinos Katsigiannis, was amongst the guests.

FoC thanked all participants who brought used clothing for the refugees. The event took place at the “La Piazza” pizzeria in Chlandri.