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Wednesday 6 June, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Piano Duo Concert with Christos Marantos and Harald Ossberger. Programme to include Overture "Die Zauberflöte" by W A Mozart, New Cycle of Short Pieces by P Liakakis, Zwei Episoden aus Lenaus Faust by F Liszt, ...übengen im horizontgewinn und traumverlust... by H Lauermann, Piano quintet in E flat major, Op 44 by R Schumann in transcription for piano four hands by Clara Schumann. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com. Organised by the Press and Communications Office, Embassy of Greece. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
Friday 8 June, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
A Tale of Two Cities: Urban Reconstruction and Identity Formation in Izmir and Thessaloniki Izmir and Thessaloniki, both being wealthy Ottoman ports until the early 20th century, were severely destroyed by fire in 1922 and 1917, respectively. This illustrated lecture, in English, by Kalliopi Amygdalou discusses their subsequent reconstruction and explores the involvement of architecture and urbanism in the process of identity formation within the context of nationalism and peripheral modern ties. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Monday 11 June, 6.30pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
Anatolia College of Thessaloniki 125th Anniversary Reception Anatolia College of Thessaloniki will be hosting a celebration of the 125th Anniversary of its founding in Asia Minor. The event will include a brief presentation highlighting the institution's contribution to the education of generations of Greeks. Entry by invitation only. Further information on 0030 2310 398327 or at email@example.com.
June, 6pm - Beveridge Hall, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1|
The John Penrose Barron Memorial Lecture delivered by Panos Valavanis, Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of Athens and entitled Athletics and Politics in the Ancient Greek Games. Organised by the Institute of Classical Studies in association with the Embassy of Greece. Sponsored by the Greek Archaeological Committee (UK). Entry by invitation only.
Wednesday 13 June, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Runciman Award Ceremony organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League; sponsored by the National Bank of Greece. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9410 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 14 June, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Creating a New Imperial Capital - The Case of Ravenna An illustrated lecture by Judith Herrin, Emeritus Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies, King's College London. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com. Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies and the Hellenic Centre.
Friday 15 June, 7.30pm - Baity, 172 Walton Street, London
Kantades Evening organised by the Ionian Society. Ticket £25; price includes dinner, a glass of wine and live music. Bookings and further information on 07808 777946 or at Anastasia.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday 16 June, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Annual Dinner Dance organised by the Hellenic Medical Society. Further information and bookings at Secretary@hms1_UK.yahoo.co.uk.
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5pm to 6pm - Great Hall
Voice and Piano Recital with Spyros Antonopoulos (tenor) and Niki Yoon (piano). Programme to include Dichterliebe by R Schumann and selections from Mörike Lieder by H Wolf. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Monday 18 June, 6pm - Council Room, King’s College
London, Strand, London W2|
Katie Lentakis Award Ceremony organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9410 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 21 June, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre|
The Thread Victoria Hislop presents her latest novel, The Thread, which is set in Thessaloniki during the turbulent years of the 20th century. She was greatly inspired by music while she was writing the book and the evening will also include a recital entitled Nocturnal Confessions - A Dialogue Between Manos Hatzidakis’s Music and Greek Traditional Music, performed by Miltos Logiadis (piano) and Christos Zerbinos (accordion). Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Saturday 23 June, 10.30am to 2pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Olympic Games 2012: from Olympia to London A painting exhibition/competition for pupils (6 to 16 years old) of London Greek Schools. Further information on submissions and time of award ceremony on 020 7221 0093 or 020 8881 6982. Organised by the Greek and the Cypriot Education Missions. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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