DIARY OF EVENTS of the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 February  2007
1 Thu  
2 Fri

Friday 2 February 7.30pm

Concert with Oxford Philomusa directed by Marios Papadopoulos; piano:  Christodoulos Georgiades. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and the Cultural Department of the Cyprus High Commission.  Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7487 5060

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
3 Sat  
     
4 Sun  
5 Mon  
6 Tue  
7 Wed

Wednesday 7 February 6.45pm

Book Club Meeting  Book to be discussed Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfuz. New members welcome.  Further information on 020 7487 5060

Venue:  Members Room, Hellenic Centre  
8 Thu

Thursday 8 February 7.00pm

Tsiknopempti Dinner  organised by Lykion ton Ellinidon.  Further information and bookings on 020 7224 1969

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre  
9 Fri  
10 Sat Saturday 10 February 7.30pm

Dinner & Dance of Ayios Theodoros Association, Compton School, Tel: 020 8886 3126

 

     
11 Sun  
12 Mon

Monday 12 February 7.30pm

From East to West   Alikinoos Ioannidis, singer/songwriter and violinist Miltiades Papastamou,accompanied by three eminent musicians, present traditional and contemporary music and songs from Cyprus, Greece and the greater Mediterranean area.  Organised by the Greek Cypriot Community Trust; under the auspices of Mrs Fontini Papadopoulou, wife of the President of the Republic of Cyprus.  All net proceeds in support of the Leukaemia Society (UK).  Tickets 30, 25, 15.  Further information and bookings on 0871 6632500 or 020 8802 6530.

Venue:  Queen Elizabeth Hall  

Monday 12 February to Friday 2 March

Reflections  Exhibition of paintings and drawings by Caterina Hajiilias. Private view on Monday 12 February 6.00 - 9.00pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours.

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

 

13 Tue  
14 Wed  
15 Thu Thursday 15 February 8pm

Lecture on the Ancient Macedonian Dialect in Cyprus

Venue: Britannia House N12

16 Fri  
17 Sat

Saturday 17 February 10.00am - 4.00pm

Research in Translation Studies:  Greek Perspectives  Conference organised by the Hellenic Association of Translators & Interpreters and the University of Surrey.  Keynote speaker: Professor Gunilla Abderman.  Further information on 07887 878719 or www.hati.org.uk

Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre  

Saturday 17 February 7.00 - 11.00pm

Greek Carnival Party    with DJ Paris Tsoulfas (LGR, Greekolata).  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Tickets 15, concessions 10; ticket includes a free drink.  Fancy dress desirable.  Bookings and further information on 020 7487 5060.  Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre

 

     
18 Sun  
19 Mon

Monday 19 February 12.00 noon

Kathara Deftara Lunch   A traditional vegetarian lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Tickets 15, concessions 12.  Bookings and further information on 020 7487 5060.  Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre.

Venue:  Bar, Hellenic Centre  

Monday 19 February 6.30 - 10.30pm

Hellenic Centre Bar Late Opening   with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre

 

20 Tue  
21 Wed  
22 Thu

Thursday 22 February 7.30 - 8.30pm

Song Recital   by Julietta Demetriades (soprano) and Andrew Law (piano).  Songs and arias by Mozart, Brahms, Berlioz and Kalomoiris.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7487 9196

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre  
23  Fri

Friday 23 February 7.00pm

Cavafy and English Poetry, what he took and what he gave back   The fifth Dr C N Hadjipateras Annual Memorial Lecture delivered by Dr David Ricks, King's College, London.  Organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon.  Open to the public.  Further information on www.eteriaellinonepistimonon.org

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre  
24 Sat Saturday 24 February  7.30pm

Manor Hill Greek School Dinner & Dance. Tel: 020 959 6620

Venue: The Hilton London Metropole

     
25 Sun  
26 Mon  
27 Tue

Tuesday 27 February 7.00pm

Helen of Troy    Lecture by Bethany Hughes.  Further information on www.greeceinbritain.org.uk

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
28 Wed

Wednesday 28 February 7.00pm

Mediterranean Monk Seal, the Symbol of the Mediterranean Sea   Presentation in Greek (English interpreting possible) organised by MOm, the Hellenic Society for the Study and Protection of the Mediterranean Monk Seal.  Open to the public.  Further information on www.mom.gr

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre  

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