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Digital Photograph - Priest Blessing Bilyana Reception Centre at its Opening, Seddon, 1983 Image Reg. No: MM 110989

Description Of Content:
Two priests praying in front of a table with a white cloth, a candle and possible Eucharist. A crowd of men, women and children is gathered around. The priest speaking has a gold coloured robe on, over black.

This photograph shows the opening of the Bilyana Reception Centre which is a Macedonian event facility, on Gamon Street, in Seddon, August 20th 1983. The centre was owned by Todorce and Branco Spasevski, two brothers featured in the photograph. The photograph shows Macedonian Orthodox priest blessing the centre, with people from the Macedonian community, and relatives of the owners.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Mary Sparrius, 2006
Acknowledgement:
Contributed by Mrs Mary Sparrius
Discipline: History

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Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Community Life
Tertiary Classification: social functions
People Depicted: Spasevski, Todorce; Spasevski, Branco; Sparrius, Mary; Spasevski, Anastasija; other people unknown
Format: Digital Still Image: Colour; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Seddon, Victoria, Australia, 20 Aug 1983
Photographer: Unknown

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