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90th Anniversary of the Società

Eolian Hall Improvement Program

We are very happy to announce that improvement works at our Eolian Hall have now been completed. Additional to government grants we had an overwhelming amount of generosity from our members and community in which they were able to help us to: Restore and add a fresh coat of paint to the facade of the [...]

1958 Italy vs China Football Match

Organised by the Società Isole Eolie at the St Kilda Football Ground (now Junction Oval) on the 17th of August 1958 a Australian Football match was played between Italy and China. This match was to aid the Royal Melbourne Children's Hospital and 140 pounds was raised on behalf of the Italian and Chinese Community. The [...]

Mayor of Lipari Visit to Melbourne

Benvenuto a Melbourne- Sindaco di Lipari!! On Thursday 13th of February 2020, we had the pleasure of warmly welcoming the Sindaco (Mayor) of Lipari, Marco Giorgianni, his wife Maria Zaia and son Alfredo to Melbourne and to the Società Isole Eolie, Melbourne. A video celebrating the club's 95 year history by Michael Angelini was viewed [...]

90th Anniversary Celebrations

The dinner held on the 1st August 2015 at the San Remo Ballroom, was attended by 700 guests and included the Deputy Premier of Victoria, the Hon. James Merlino MP - Ambassador of the SIE of Aeolian descent - the Consul General of Italy in Melbourne, Marco Maria Cerbo and the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, [...]

SIE at Piers Festival 2015

The Società Isole Eolie (SIE) together with the SCA (Sardinian Cultural Association) were proud to present the ‘Italian Islands’ stand at the Piers Festival, Port Melbourne on the 25th of January 2015. The Landing platform on Princes Pier was opened by musician Salvatore Rossano from the Santa Taranta band, playing his ‘fisarmonica’ and singing some [...]

2013 Eolian Heritage Study Program

The inaugural Eoliano Heritage Study Program kicked off on the evening of Sunday the 5th October 2013 at the opening Aperativo held in the foyer of Hotel Santa Marina. Our 22 participants mingled with excitement at the prospect of the coming week’s adventures. The participants included: Margaret Boccabella from Melbourne, Alison Bowtell from Brisbane, Sandra Di Fatta from [...]

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