THE HISTORIC FLESSAS FAMILY SOCIETY " PAPAFLESSAS"
The history of THE HISTORIC FLESSAS FAMILY SOCIETY " PAPAFLESSAS"
29 Agiou Sila Ave, New penteli, geeece, 15236, Tel. 2106138059,
The THE HISTORIC FLESSAS FAMILY SOCIETY " PAPAFLESSAS" founded in 2003 by a group of nostalgic Flessas family members, having as the main objective the unification and communication of all Flessas'ses and the support the values of the family traditions.
With the establishment of the Association the "Flessaiiko" stamina was rallied around the entire world and from then on the Association prepares annual programs with cultural, religious and historical content and high-level trips to various historical and archaeological sites. Within the context of increasingly organized group gatherings, field trips and dinner parties, necessary for the megalopolis in which we live. The main events have been instituted by the Association are:
Representation, every year in the memorial of the Battle of Maniaki of 20 May 1825, in Maniaki Messinia, in which the hero of our family Gregory Papaflessas was sucrifised in order for all Greeks to be free today. Beyond the above, the relations of love and good cooperation that has developed with other cultural institutions of Greece, America and Australia such as:
ThePan-Messinian Federation of US & Canada
The Greek Association of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
The Society of “NEW FIGALEIEON (ZOURTSANON) Athinas AND PEIRAIA «The SAN NIKOLAOS”
In addition to the established social cultural and entertainment events organized by the Association each year, such as the “Vasiloppita” party, apokriatiko feast, choroesperida in the summer, and the celebration of the Society Saint of St. Gregory. Even celebrates the March 23, the day of the liberation by Papaflessas of the city of Kalamata, during the revolution against the Ottoman Empire from the Greeks. It is that the Association has acquired its own housing (rent donated by President Tim Flessas) several years ago in New Penteli.
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