It is said “you must be the change you want to see”. I held a vision which saw Pretoria’s community becoming the most beautiful community in South Africa.
The HCP Benevolent Table Hostess Competition of 2016 was a wonderful showcase of the creative ideas of the ladies of our community.
The Greek National Day 2016 Panigiri was a phenomenal success! We had a record turnout of Hellenes who came to enjoy lunch while watching the community’s children say poems and dance. They made us SO proud. Bravo kids!A big thanks goes out to all those who generously donated various food/eats to contribute to the lunch
Hellenic Community of Pretoria presents our vision of the future of our community centre.
Over the past few years we have seen a major increase in the number of youth partaking in the Hellenic Football Club.
Gemista = Stuffed Vegetables Gemista recipe is actually one of the most popular Greek recipes. In Greece you will hear this dish as yemista, which is written as γεμιστά. Gemista is the Greek recipe for stuffed tomatoes and other vegetables. It is one of the most popular vegetarian dishes in the summer. Although the predominant English translation of gemista […]
On New Year’s Day families cut the Basilopita to bless the house and bring good luck for the new year. This is usually done at the midnight of New Year’s Eve. A coin is hidden in the bread by slipping it into the dough before baking. At midnight the sign of the cross is […]
Bite-sized Christmas fruit cakes with a twist. Ingredients: 500g moist fruit cake 200g dark chocolate ±150g Golden Syrup ± quarter cup brandy… to taste! 100g white chocolate and red and green glaze cherries for decorating. Method: Crumble the fruit cake into a bowl into roughly shaped chunks. Melt the 200g dark chocolate. When slightly […]
Welcome to BeHellenic’s Tasty Tuesday. Every Tuesday we will be posting a recipe from a community member for you to try out. If you have a delicious recipe or a special recipe from your yiayia that you’d like to share with us, we will gladly post it on our website. Email us at least two photos, the […]
The OXI Day Panigiri held on 1 November 2015 at our community Hall, was a huge success. Thank to all the generous sponsors, EVERYONE who was involved to making the day possible, but especially to our Dancing School and teachers, for keeping the love of dancing alive in our youth.
The HCP presents the New Year’s Eve Party 2015/6. Join us at the HCP main hall to enjoy a night of live music, dinner and a DJ from 19h00. Cost: R400 per person – Adults R 150 per person – Kids under 12 Time: 19h00 Date: 31 December 2015 >>>>>> Book your seats NOW <<<<<<< Tickets sold at […]
The 2015 soccer season saw the Hellenic teams doing really well. The dedication of the coaches and players alike proved to be well worth it.
The HCP Golf Challenge 2014 was a huge success last year, due to the amazing support we received from you and your fellow golfers.
On behalf of the Hellenic Community of Pretoria and the Benevolent Committee a heartfelt thank you goes out to our main sponsor Roman’s Pizza.
The Pretoria Hellenic Benevolent Committee arranged a table decor competition inspired by the theme “Celebration”. The hostesses could interpret their own personal idea of the word “Celebration” to design their table decor or centerpiece. The event was held in February 2014 at our community hall and was a fun morning spent with family and friends. […]