Paniyiri Brisbane Part 1 – Festive Spirits and All Things Greek – and Then Some

When the days grow mild and the nights require a blanket or two, Brisbane residents know that Paniyiri is near.

Since 1976, the third weekend in May has been reserved for the Greek Festival in Musgrave Park, West End. It’s grown from a small event celebrating the establishment of the Greek Club, to attracting between 50 to 60 thousand visitors over the two days. That’s about the population of my old hometown, Rockhampton. Continue reading