London Greek Embassy
High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus
Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain
Union of Greek Students in London
Greek Parents Association
St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral
The St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral is located at Moscow Road, Bayswater W2 4LQ. [www.stsophia.org.uk]
Divine Liturgy every Sunday at 10:00.
PYX LAX - Live in London
Date: Monday 18 November 2019 [19:00] Venue: O2, Shepherd's Bush Green, London W12 8TT Details:
Greek rock band, Pyx Lax, are considered as the most commercially successful group in Greek history and they are coming back to London after 12 years for a very special performance.
Date: Tuesday 24 September 2019 Venue: Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS Details:
One of the most successful Greek singers, Eleftheria Arvanitaki performs her mix of traditional, rebetiko and Asia Minor influences with contemporary influences from Greece and the Mediterranean.
Following her unforgettable performance at the Southbank Centre in 2017, she returns to London tonight as part of her Dynata European Tour.
Date: Wednesday 16 October 2019 Venue: Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX Details:
For many, he embodies the Greek sound: meet the singer who has made rembetiko music his own, and whose repertoire also includes Greek folk music and Latin American elements.
Rembetiko, also known as the Greek blues, came to prominence at the same time as jazz. George Dalaras, himself the son of a well-known rembetiko artist, was one of the genre’s innovators.
Alexander the Great coinage
Date: Friday 18 October 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
"Alexander the Great coinage". A bridge between different cultures and different periods. Presentation of global culture heritage in a transactional environment.
A discussion in English with:
• Professor Andrew Meadows, New College, Oxford
• Mrs Frédérique Duyrat, Bibliothèque nationale de France
• Dr Simon Glenn, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Online bookings
Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles
Date: Monday 23 September 2019 Venue: Green Note, 106 Parkway, London NW1 7ANS Details:
Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles Born in Istanbul in 1921, Giorgos Mitsakis started his career as a bouzouki player in 1937. Mitsakis’s career, both as a songwriter and a composer, took off after the Second World War. For Mitsakis song writing was telling a story and he was known not only for his beautiful and catchy melodies but for writing his own lyrics for his songs and other composers too, such as Zabetas.
A Festive Journey around Greece (Ταξιδεύοντας στα πανηγύρια της Ελλάδας)
Date: Sunday 13 October 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
An unmissable performance of Greek Traditional Dancing, with a band of 5 highly acclaimed musicians flying from Greece and over 50 dancers!
Duration: 135 mins (including interval)
Organised by: Lykion Ton Hellinidon and the Hellenic Centre
Constantinople & the Constantinopolitans through the centuries
Date: Wednesday 09 October 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
The event will consist of two presentations by prominent academics followed by a panel discussion.
‘Byzantium: The Empire of Constantinople’ presented by Dr. Evangelos Chrysos.
‘The Constantinopolitans in the Post-Byzantine Period’ by Dr. George Vassiadis.
The Panel Discussion will focus on ‘The Constantinopolitans Today’.
For more information and bookings please email email@example.com or visit www.acguk.net
Organised by the Association of Constantinopolitan Greeks in the UK (ACGUK)
Aspects and Visions of Greece in European Travellers’ Imagery from the Renaissance onwards
Date: Friday 27 September 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
A panel discussion organised by the Board of Directors of the Panayotis & Effie Michelis Foundation about its newly published book ‘Greece in European Travellers’ Imagery (15th – 19th centuries): Identities, alterities, metamorphoses’ by Dr Aphrodite Kouria.
PAUSE – Cyprus Cinema Series
Date: Sunday 29 September 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
Screening of the film “Pause” by Cypriot director Tonia Mishiali, as part of the programme Cyprus Cinema Series, organised by the Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director and drinks reception.
for information and bookings:
Phone: 020 7321 4100 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Escape to the sunlight and colour of a wild island in the south Aegean. When Jennifer moves alone into the Honey Factory on a tiny Greek island,
bringing a laptop, her hiking boots and plans for a peaceful life, she has no idea what surprises are in store. Diving into an exciting new life with a fisherman, she learns something every day. Joining the dancing at local festivals and helping at a café on the beach, surviving winter storms and finding a canine companion, she is faced with both challenges and rewards, and discovers that to become an island woman she must live small and think big.