DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 January 2011
1 Sat  
     
2 Sun  
3 Mon  
4 Tue  
5 Wed  
6 Thu  
7 Fri  
8 Sat  
     
9 Sun

Sunday 9 January, 7.45pm
Recital with George Zacharias, violin and Jakob Fichert, piano. Programme to include works by Saint-SaŽns, Ysaˇe, Shostakovich, Bartůk, Prokofiev. For further information and bookings call 0844 847 9910. Tickets are £14 and £12.

Venue: Purcell Room , South Bank Centre
10 Mon  
11 Tue

Tuesday 11 January, 6.30pm
Vasilopitta organised by the Friends of Mount Athos. For further information and bookings call 020 7589 2371. Tickets £15, £10 students.

Venue: Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3
12 Wed  
13 Thu  
14 Fri

Friday 14 January, 7pm
Vasilopitta Greek Celebration for the New Year with Tombola and traditional Greek dancing organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. For further information call 020 8343 1353 or 020 8201 8332. Free entry

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
15 Sat  
     
16 Sun  
17 Mon Monday 17 January to Thursday 27 January
From Ithaca to Abstraction An exhibition of paintings by Ioakim Raftopoulos. Private view on Tuesday 18 January, 6-9pm. Please call 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
Venue:  - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
18 Tue  
19 Wed

Wednesday 19 January, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Nasos Vayenas: The Perfect Order - Selected Poems 1974-2010 A Professor of Literary Theory and Criticism at the University of Athens, Nasos Vayenas was awarded the Greek National Poetry Prize in 2005. Published by Anvil Press, The Perfect Order is the first extensive selection of his poems to appear in English. The event will include readings by Nasos Vayenas at 7pm. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 8469 3033 or at anvil@anvilpresspoetry.com. Under the auspices of the Embassy of Greece. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
20 Thu  
21 Fri

Friday 21 January, 7pm to 11pm
Hellenic Centre Vasilopitta and Greek Evening Share with us our traditional New Yearís cake and enjoy an evening Greek music, dance and food! Live Greek music by Cleopatra band. For further information and bookings call 020 7487 5060. Tickets are £15 and include a plate of Greek meze. Cash bar available. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
22 Sat  
     
23 Sun

Sunday 23 January, 6pm
Vasilopitta organised by the Ionian Society. Further information and bookings on 020 7589 2371 or at anastasia@conceptconsultants.co.uk,  stamo@btinternet.com  Tickets £12.

Venue: Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3
24 Mon

Monday 24 January, 7pm
The Art of Presenting David Windle and Guy Michaels from Opposite Leg deliver an introduction to their acclaimed Presentation Skills training. This unique approach, suitable for teachers, students and those in business alike will be focusing on the 'performance' element of presentation skills. Delegates will have the opportunity in this fun and challenging session to work on their natural performance style and learn some very useful hints and tips whether presenting to an audience of 1 or 1000! Visit www.oppositeleg.co.uk for more details on the work of this London based organisation. For further information and bookings call 020 7487 5060. Tickets £15. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.

Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre
25 Tue  
26 Wed  
27 Thu

Thursday 27 January, 7pm
Lecture in Greek by Professor Ioannis Taifakos, University of Cyprus. Part of the celebrations for Christian and Greek Literature organised by the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain. Further information on 020 7723 4787.

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
28 Fri

Thursday 27 January, 7pm
Lecture in Greek by Professor Ioannis Taifakos, University of Cyprus. Part of the celebrations for Christian and Greek Literature organised by the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain. Further information on 020 7723 4787.

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
29 Sat  
     
30 Sun  
31 Mon  

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