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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.
Theater: "A dog called Friki"
Date: Sunday 2 June 2019 [5:15pm & 8:00pm] Venue: The Tabernacle Theatre, 34-35 Powis Square, W11 2AY Details:
The love comedy “A dog called Friki – Ένας σκύλος που τον έλεγαν Friki” describes the second chance that life gives to a couple..
With Maria Solomou and Dimitris Kouroubalis. Duration: 100 minutes. Performed in Greek
Icons of Greek music: Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Xarhakos
Date: Sunday 26 May 2019 [19:45] Venue: Art House, 159A Tottenham Ln, London, N8 9BT Details:
This special event will bring together a quintet of musicians and friends from different bands who share the same passion for these 3 'giants' of Greek music. The audience will listen to beloved melodies from Manos Hadjidakis, Mikis Theodorakis and Stavros Xarhakos who compossed them for different reasons during almost the same decades. Songs that dressed beautiful poems and coloured movies, that were inspired by political situations or talk about love and passion; some of them dynamic, some nostalgic but all of them meaningful.
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Cypriot Wine Festival - with Peggy Zina LIVE
Date: Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 June 2019 2019 Venue: MLee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, London N9 0AR Details:
Established in 1982, the Parikiaki Newspaper has organised the Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo, offering visitors of all ages the fantastic opportunity to come and experience the vibrant, warm and welcoming spirit of the Cypriots in the UK through its food, drink, culture, dance and live music.
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Karaghiozis and the Riddles of the Vizier’s Daughter – Ο Καραγκιόζης και τα Αινίγματα της Βεζυροπούλας
Date: Sunday 23 June 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS Details:
Shadow theatre puppet in Greek by Thodoris Kostidakis – an experienced shadow puppeteer, drama therapist and member of the Greek Association of Shadow Theatre.
After the performance, the children will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop and create their own shadow theatre puppet.
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Date: Tuesday 21 - Thursday 23 May 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS Details:
An exhibition by Greek-Cypriot artist Elena Papadopoulou. Under the Auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Euripides L. Evriviades.
Elena Papadopoulou was born in Limassol, Cyprus where she lives and works. She has been working as an icon painter since 1995
For more information: https://www.culturalchc.co.uk
Book presentation: ‘Forty-nine days in hell’
Date: Thursday 23 May 2019 Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS Details:
The author, Savvas Pavlides, describes in his book the forty-nine days period of his service as an officer of the reserve during the Turkish invasion of the island of Cyprus.
Greetings by Konstantinos Kavvadas, Thanasis Gkavos, Elias Epiphaniou.
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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.