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 January  2009
   

 Greek Music & Performing Arts Festival, 13-16 June 2009 Call for Submissions The Festival invites proposals for participation in its 2009 programme of events from individual artists and groups in the fields of traditional, classical and contemporary or experimental music, composition, song, theatre and performing arts, dance, movement, and visual arts. Applications with an interest in expressions of Greek blues and jazz are encouraged but submissions for other genres are also welcome. Deadline for receipt of applications: 28 February 2009. Deadline for receipt of applications to run a workshop: 20 January 2009.

For further information about the festival events and how to apply please contact: www.ekon.org.uk | info@ekon.org.uk

1 Thu

Thursday 1 January 4.00 to 6.00pm

Vasilopitta organised by the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood.  Blessing by His Eminence the Archbishop of Thyatira and Great Britain, Gregorios.  Open to the public. Further information on 020 8445 7070, 020 8445 9999 or 07956 849094

Venue: Britannia House, Britannia Road, London, N12 9RU  
2 Fri  
3 Sat  
     
4 Sun  
5 Mon  
6 Tue  
7 Wed  
8 Thu

Thursday 8 January 6.30 to 8.30pm

Vasilopitta   organised by the Friends of Mount Athos.  Tickets 14.  Further information and bookings on 020 7589 2371

Venue: Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London, SW3
9 Fri  
10 Sat

Saturday 10 January 7.00pm  

Vasilopitta organised by Cypriot Estia.  Further information on 020 8883 9844 or 020 8444 7142

Venue:  Royal Chase Hotel, Ridgway, Enfield
     
11 Sun Sunday 11 January 8.00pm

Blessing of the Waters organised by the Greek Cypriot Women of Haringey. Please contact 020 8348 9011

Vasilopitta organised by Stillioton UK. 

Venue: St John the Baptist Church, Whightman Road 3pm

12 Mon

Monday 12 January to Friday 30 January

A Passage of Void:  As Light is Captured in a Photograph An exhibition of photographs of landscapes from Greece and Cyprus by George Kasolas and Spiros Christofi.   Private view on Wednesday 14 January 6 to 9.00pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
13 Tue

Tuesday 13 January 6.30pm

Book Club Meeting   Book to be discussed "Memoirs of Hadrian" by Marguerite Yourcenar.  New members welcome.  Further information on 020 7487 5060

Venue:  Members Room, Hellenic Centre
14 Wed

Wednesday 14 January 6.30pm to 10.30pm

Hellenic Centre Vasilopitta and Bar Late Opening Enjoy this special celebration at Hellenic Centre along with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices

Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre
15 Thu

Thursday 15 January 7.15pm

Lecture   by Professor Edith Hall, Royal Holloway, University of London.  Organised by the Society for Modern Greek Studies.  Further information on 07887 878719

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
16 Fri

Friday 16 January 7.30pm

Vasilopitta organised by the Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends.  Further information on 020 8343 1353 or enquiries@lykiontonhellinidon.co.uk

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
17 Sat  
     
18 Sun

Sunday 18 January 6.00pm

Vasilopitta organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon.  Further information on www.eteriaellinonepistimonon

Venue:  The Crypt, St Sophia Cathedral, London, W2

Vasilopitta organised by The Relatives of the Missing. 

Venue:  St Barnabas Church Wood Green, immediately after Mass.
19 Mon  
20 Tue  
21 Wed  
22 Thu  
23 Fri  
24 Sat  
     
25 Sun  
26 Mon  
27 Tue

Tuesday 27 January 7.30pm

Lecture in Greek delivered by Dr Andreas Demetriou, Minister of Education and Culture, Republic of Cyprus.  Organised by the Archdiocese of Thyatira and Great Britain; part of the celebrations for Christian and Greek Literature.  Further information on 020 7723 4787.

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
28 Wed  
29 Thu  
30 Fri  
31 Sat

Saturday 31 January and Sunday 1 February 10.00am to 4.00pm

Hellenic Centre Jumble Sale   Have an early Spring clean!  Empty those cupboards of things you no longer need and help us to raise funds for the Centre.  Items may be brought to the Centre ONLY between Monday 26 January and Thursday 29 January.  No items of clothing (including shoes) or items that cannot be displayed on a table.  All items not sold will be donated to charities.

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre

Saturday 31 January 7.00 to 9.00pm

Vasilopitta   organised by the Ionian Society.  Further information on 020 7589 2371

Venue: Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London, SW3 2JL
     

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