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 February 2002
1 Fri Genesis - An exhibition of sculptures by Aristides Varrias and paintings by Barry Cooper. An artistic conversation in which both artists explore a geological and aesthetic relationship between Northern and Southern Europe through the medium of stone and paint. Sponsored by Varship Shipping Co. Ltd, Athens, Greece, Foster Yeoman Limited, Frome, UK. Opening hours: Monday - Friday, 9.30 am - 5.30 pm Venue: Members' Room, the Hellenic Centre.

1 Friday - 4 Monday, 5.30 pm
Modern Liberty versus Ancient Greek Liberty: a Comparative Approach to the French and English Cases (1752-1856) - Lecture by Chrysanthi Avlami (Paris). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.

2 Sat Soleas Association Dinner & Dance Royal National Hotel at 7.30pm tel: 020 8361 8288
     
3 Sun Concert - dedicated to Stelio Kazantzidi - Bloomsbury Theatre 6.30pm Tel:020 8445 7070 
4 Mon  
5 Tue  
6 Wed Wednesday 6 - Saturday 9
Bacchae - Euripides' tragedy in the original Greek. Annual Greek Play presented by the Department of Classics, King's College, London. Performances at 2.30 pm on Wednesday 6, 7.30 pm on Wednesday 6, Thursday 7, Friday 8 and 7.00 pm on Saturday 9. Tickets at 6, 5 concessions/groups (per person, programme included). Further information and bookings from the Business Manager, Department of Classics, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS, tel: 020 7848 2399 (24 hour direct line), e-mail:
greekplay@kcl.ac.uk. Venue: Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston Street, London Bridge, London SE1 3RA.
7 Thu Brothers in Arms: Byzantium and the West during the Time of the Crusades - Eleventh Runciman Annual Lecture by Professor Angeliki Laiou (Harvard University/Academy of Athens). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Great Hall, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS. The lecture will be preceded by the Service of Orthodox Vespers, conducted by Father Alexander Fostiropoulos, in the College Chapel at 5.15 pm 
8 Fri  
9 Sat The Crocodile who went to the Dentist - A hilarious tale from the well-known Greek author Eugene Trivizas, acted out by Aria and Constantine Sandis and Amy Enticknap, using hand puppets, music and lots of humour. Organised by the Hellenic Foundation for Culture. Part of the Greece in Britain programme. Entrance free. Venue: Barbican Children's Library, Barbican Centre.
     
10 Sun Lecture: Telecommunications from Ancient Times to present day. Speaker Mr Gerasimos Louverdis, St Panteleimon, Harrow, 4.30 pm. 
11 Mon Magic Sounds in Pursuit of Excellence, Keshet Eilon Mastercourse 2002 - Annual Benefit Concert. Further information and bookings from 020 7333 2222. Venue: The Hellenic Centre. 

Back to Bakkhai - Lecture by Colin Teevan (Queen's, Belfast). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London and the University of London Festival of Greek Drama. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 11F, Strand Campus, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.

12 Tue  
13 Wed  
14 Thu Kiss X - Exhibition of works selected by the art critic and curator Robin Dutt. Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10.00 am - 6.00 pm, Saturday 11.00 am - 6.00 pm, Sunday 2.30 - 6.30 pm Venue: Gallery K, 101-103 Heath Street, London NW3 6SS, tel: 020 7794 4949.
15 Fri  
16 Sat Ayios Theodoros Karpasias Dinner & Dance - Athena Palace 
     
17 Sun St Eleftherios Leyton Greek Schools - Dinner & Dance Tel:020 8521 9071
18 Mon Coinage and Society in Fourteenth Century Thessaloniki; the Case of an Unknown Palaeologan Trachion - Lecture by Eurydice Georgantelli (Birmingham). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.
19 Tue  
20 Wed  Your Aura: The Importance of your Energy Fields in Physical, Emotional and Mental Health - A lecture in English by Mrs S. Xanthakou, Psychoanalytic Health Consultant. An opportunity to have your full colour aura photograph. Entrance fee: 5. Aura photograph and analysis: 10. Bookings and further information from 07812 108 455. Venue: The Boardroom, the Hellenic Centre.
21 Thu Cards Afternoon - Bridge or Biriba with raffle and prizes. Tea, coffee, sandwiches and cake at 4.30 pm. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets at 15 and further information from Mrs H. Manolatos, tel: 020 7235 0030. Venue: By courtesy of Mrs Pia Zombanakis, Flat 5, 76 Sloane Street, London SW1.
22 Fri Friday 22 - Sunday 24, 8.00 pm (3.00 pm Saturday matinee)
Dafnes kai Pikrodafnes - A satirical comedy by Dimitris Kehaidis about power games in a remote village in Greece, presented by ETHOL. Tickets at 12 and 8 concessions, from 020 8965 5385. Venue: Rudolf Steiner Theatre, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT.
23 Sat Manor Hill Dinner & Dance - Royal National Hotel 7.30pm Tel:020 8959 6620

 Annual Dinner and Dance 2002 - Organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists in Great Britain. Tickets at 35 and further information from Mrs D. Kolokythas, tel: 020 8992 4391, 0709 7356 3829, Mrs M. Theodorides, tel: 020 8360 0419, fax: 020 8360 0419 and Dr H. Bakirtzis, tel: 020 7221 8321, 0795 872 7545. Venue: London Marriott, Regent's Park.

     
24 Sun AGM Association of Yalousa, Cypriot Community Centre, 3.00 pm

 
Vassilopitta - Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. A social gathering for members and friends of the Society with food, wine, soft drinks, live music, Greek dancing and raffle. Venue: The Hellenic Centre.5.00 pm

25 Mon Pre-natal Investigations: Recent Advances - Lecture in English by Professor Kypros Nicolaides, organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists in Great Britain. Open to the public. Further information from 020 7262 7681. Venue: The Hellenic Centre. 

Inter-religious and Interethnic Relations in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature - Lecture by Georgia Gotsi (Brown University). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.

26 Tue  
27 Wed  
28 Thu Ihnilates tis Paradosis - A presentation of traditional folk songs from Greece and Cyprus with a musical septet of two voices, violin, hite, outi and two percussionists. Mr George Katsagelos, Epicurus Professor of the School of Fine Art, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, will open an exhibition of black and white photographs entitled Folk Festival of Northern Greece, Life in Cyprus. Organised by the Greek School of London with the support of the Education Office of the Embassy of Greece and the Hellenic Tourism Organisation. Venue: The Hellenic Centre.
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