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 January  2004
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8 Thu Thursday 8 Friday 30 January
Zoe's World Zoe's People Exhibition of paintings by Zoe Kakolyris. Opening hours: Monday Friday 9.30 am 5.30 pm. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. 
9 Fri  
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11 Sun Sunday 11 January 6.00 pm
Vasilopitta organised by
Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon for its Members and Friends. Venue: The Crypt, St Sophia's Cathedral, Moscow Road, London W2.
12 Mon  
13 Tue  
14 Wed Wednesday 14 January 6.45 pm
Book Club Meeting. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre. 
15 Thu  
16 Fri Friday 16 January 7.00 pm
Vasilopitta organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
17 Sat Saturday 17 January 7.00 pm & Sunday 18 January 6.00 pm
Αιώνες μακριά από την Αλάσκα A play by Akis Demou directed and performed in Greek by Anastasia Revi accompanied by saxophonist Dimitris Vassilakis and produced by Theatre Lab Company. Tickets at 12 and 8 (concessions) from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
     
18 Sun Sunday 18 January
Vasilopitta organised by the Cypriot Estia of London for its Members and Friends. Venue: Royal Chase Hotel, Enfield.
19 Mon Monday 19 January 5.30 pm
Luster, Animation and Loss: A Puzzle of Byzantine/Islamic Aesthetic Exchange Lecture in English by Eunice Dautermann-Maguire (Baltimore). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JR.
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23  Fri Friday 23 January 1.00 2.00 pm
Violin Lunchtime Recital with Andreas Chaniotis (Trinity School of Music), organised by the Hellenic Centre. Programme includes works by J S Bach. Entry is free but seats must be booked in advance as places are limited. Venue: Balcony, Hellenic Centre. 

Friday 23 Sunday 25 January
Painting Competition 4 2 18s "Olympic Games Athens 2004" Exhibition of paintings by students of Greek Schools in London and a series of activities for children and teenagers to celebrate the 2004 Olympic Games.

Friday 23 January 5.00 pm
Politicising Hellenic Studies: Ancient and Modern Greek Studies as a Catalyst of National Identity in 19th Century Britain Lecture in English by Constantine Buhayer. Part of the Warburg Institute series on the History of Scholarship. Further information from 020 7862 8949. Venue: Lecture Theatre, Warburg Institute, Woburn Square, London WC1H.

24 Sat Saturday 24 January 3.00 4.00 pm
Karagiozis performance by the Shadow Theatre Company of Athos Danellis.
     
25 Sun Sunday 25 January 12.00 4.00 pm
Disco, Magicians Face Painting, Circus Skills and plenty more... 

Sunday 25 January 4.00 pm
Painting Competition 4 2 18s Prize Ceremony. The Competition and activities have been organised by the Hellenic Centre and sponsored by Awards for All, Lottery Grants for Local Groups and Laiki Bank. Entry to all activities is free of charge. Please confirm attendance for 24 & 25 January on 020 7487 5060. Exhibition opening hours: Friday Sunday 12.00 6.00 pm. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

26 Mon Monday 26 January 5.30 pm
The Image of the Turks/Muslims in the Ottoman Greek Press (1830-1862) Lecture in English by Marina, Lady Marks (London). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JR. 
27 Tue Tuesday 27 January 7.00 pm
Vasilopitta organised by the London Hellenic Society for its Members and Friends. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
28 Wed Wednesday 28 January 6.30 pm
Greek Music Event with the group Plastikes Karekles. Programme includes works by Tsitsanis, Mitsakis, Bayianderas, Papaioannou, Hiotis, Theodorakis, Xarhakos. Open to the public. Further information from 07950 798294. Venue: Main Foyer, Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL. 

Wednesday 28 January 6.30 pm
Poetry and Photographs from Cyprus Presentation of the literary journal "Orient Express" Open to the public. Further information from 020 7836 9485. Venue: Borders Book & Music, 120 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JR.

29 Thu Thursday 29 January 7.00 pm
The Kouros of the Sacred Gate: New Finds of Archaic Marble Sculpture in the Kerameikos, Athens A lecture in English by Professor Wolf-Dietrich Niemeir, Director of the German Archaeological Institute at Athens, on one of the most important recent archaeological finds in Greece. A reception will follow. Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
30 Fri Friday 30 January 7.00 pm
Vasilopitta organised by SEFL for its Members and Friends. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
31 Sat Saturday 31 January 7.00 pm
Vasilopitta organised by the
Macedonian Society of Great Britain for its Members and Friends. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

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