DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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|7||Wed||Wednesday 7 September to Tuesday 27 September - Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1st London Design Biennale An exciting new platform to showcase the world’s leading contemporary design. The Greek entry will be represented by the marble atelier on·entropy, the EMMY awarded lighting designer Eleftheria Deko and the designer Domnika Gregoriades. Their proposal investigates the cultural landscape by mapping historic movements of populations and marble. Further information at www.londondesignbiennale.com|
|8||Thu||Thursday 8 September to Thursday 29 September - The Hellenic Centre The Journey of the Hellenic Boats The history of Greece is deeply rooted in its sea, its islands and its ships which ply the oceans. Through the lens of his camera, Andreas Theologitis captures the detail of these boats as they are born, live and pass away. Meet the artist: Thursday 8 September, 6.30pm-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.|
|21||Wed||Wednesday 21 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre How to live to over 100 (but not how you expect!) A talk in English by Dr Marios Kyriazis, gerontologist on unusual (but firmly scientific) methods of improving healthy lifespan, avoiding age-related disease and staying young for many years. The speaker will present the latest research about life extension, discuss little known facts, and provide unconventional advice which most people have not yet heard of. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
Friday 23 September, 6.15pm - The British Library,
96 Euston Road, London NW1 Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus
from the 14th to 20th Century A lecture by Paul Skinner, Lead Curator,
Philatelic Collections, British Library on the conditions and development of
postal routes to and from Cyprus. Under the auspices of the High
Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades. Free entry;
booking essential at
firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Cyprus High Commission,
Friday 23 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Beyond the Earth, beyond the Mind, beyond the Myth, a Story True A presentation in English and Greek of the poetic trilogy by the contemporary Greek poet and philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis. Free entry; booking essential at email@example.com Organised by Omilos Eksipiretiton.
|29||Thu||Thursday 29 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre The Sound of 3 Generations: Skyllas - Koumendakis - Cage The composer Dimitrios Skyllas will perform his piano work for the first time in relation to the music of Giorgos Koumendakis and John Cage. Skyllas has being described as a groundbreaking young composer and his pieces have been presented in numerous important venues including the Westminster Abbey, the V&A, the Royal Albert Hall, the Onassis Cultural Centre and the Athens Megaron. Ticket information to be released at a later stage at www.ark4art.com. Organised by ark4art. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.|
|30||Fri||Friday 30 September, 6.30pm - The British Museum, Great Russell Str, London WC1B The Ground Beneath our Feet: Four Artists from Cyprus Discuss Archaeology and Contemporary Art A discussion with artists Alev Adil, Haris Epaminonda, Maria Loizidou and Christodoulos Panayiotou, to celebrate Cyprus National Day. Under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades. Free entry; booking essential by 16 September at https://gbof.eventbrite.co.uk Organised by the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section.|
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