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24 SEP: Eleftheria Arvanitaki
16 OCT: Giorgos Dalaras
18 NOV: PYX LAX [Tickets]

  




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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.

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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.



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PYX LAX


Eleftheria Arvanitaki

Eleftheria Arvanitaki
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.
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Giorgos Dalaras
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.
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Dalaras


Alexander the Great coinage

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
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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.



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Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles


A Festive Journey around Greece

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 info@acguk.net or visit www.acguk.net
Organised by the Association of Constantinopolitan Greeks in the UK (ACGUK)

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Greece in European Travellers’ Imagery

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.
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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: info@culturalchc.co.uk

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An Octopus in My Ouzo: Loving Life on a Greek Island, By Jennifer Barclay



An Octopus in My Ouzo

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.








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