Two students from Connells Point Public School met and walked with Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Greek Independence Day celebrations, which were held in the Domain.
Samuel and Anna-Marie were both very excited and nervous; however, did a great job. Samuel had a great afternoon and said that it was the best day of his life, while Anna-Maria said that she was so nervous that her hands wouldn't stop shaking.
Greek Independence Day commemoratesthe 1828 exit of Greece from the Ottoman Empire.Thousands of Greek Australians came together in Sydney to hear the Prime Minister speak. Samuel said that Julia Gillard was "very nice".