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 October 2016
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2 Sun Sunday 2 October, 3.30 pm - The Hellenic Centre Cyprus Short Film Day 2016 is the first official Cypriot short film event to take place in London. It will feature Cypriot short films that won awards at the National Competition of the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2015, as well as video and film shorts by UK based Cypriot artists and filmmakers. The screenings will be followed by a Q&A discussion with a panel of filmmakers and film scholars. Under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades. Free entry; booking essential at https:// csfd16.eventbrite.co.uk  Organised by the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section.
3 Mon Monday 3 October, 7pm - Konaki Restaurant, Coptic Str, London WC1A Dinner with live music and guest speaker, organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists for its members and friends. Tickets £20 for members, £25 for friends. Bookings on 020 8363 5054 or at adk7@aol.com
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9 Sun Sunday 9 October - The Hellenic Centre 2nd London Hellenic Festival October has always been linked with moving to London to study, to look for a job. It marks for many of us the coming back from our native home to our real home and is one way a turning point of life in London; it is the time when Greeks and Cypriots, students and professionals, new-comers and people who feel like Londoners need to get together and discuss our national identity and sense of belonging, a constant discussion topic for Greeks and Cypriots abroad - especially this year following Brexit and its consequences for the EU citizens in the UK. This one day festival consists of everything you need for a Sunday: discussions with the audience, film screenings, live music and more. Programme details available at a later stage. Tickets will be released on 22 August at www.ark4art.com. Organised by Ark4Art and the Hellenic Centre.
10 Mon Monday 10 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Samothrace A documentary directed by Angeliki Aristomenopoulou followed by discussion. Mrs Alexandra Mitsotakis, President of The Centre Culturel Hellénique, Paris will talk about the cultural paths of Samothrace and will present the work carried out by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Environment and the Cultural Heritage. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Organised by Centre Culturel Hellénique, Paris. Sponsored by the A G Leventis Foundation. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
11 Tue Tuesday 11 October to Thursday 27 October - The Hellenic Centre Happy Feet Vasso Triga shows how her painting frees her imagination and allows opportunities for ‘happy accidents’ to influence the finished project. Through her use of colour, every specific image transcends itself, to an almost abstract composition and a positive message is conveyed. Meet the artist: Tuesday 18 October, 6.30pm-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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14 Fri Friday 14 October, 1pm to 7.30pm & Saturday 15 October, 9am to 5pm - The Hellenic Centre Greek & Cypriots in the United Kingdom, 1815-2015: Culture, Commerce and Politics This two day conference will be the first time researchers studying the history of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the United Kingdom come together and present their work. Presentations will cover a broad range of topics related to social, cultural, commercial and political history and Diaspora studies. Co-organised by the Hellenic Institute / Centre for Greek Diaspora Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section, and the Embassy of Greece, under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus, Euripides L. Evriviades, and the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras. Free entry; booking essential on 01784 443 086 or at CGDSConference2016@rhul.ac.uk  Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
15 Sat Saturday 15 October 2016, 7.30pm - Rudolf Steiner Hall, 35 Park Road, London NW1 Louis Demetrius Alvanis - Piano Recital Programme of music by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brinch, Prokofiev. Tickets £20, £18, £15, concessions £16, £14, £12. Bookings at www.internationalconcertseries.eventbrite.co.uk
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17 Mon Monday 17 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Aristotle on Rationality in Action Prof Anthony Price, Birkbeck College will discuss how according to Aristotle the conclusion of a piece of practical reasoning is an action (if nothing gets in the way) and that one can act, as well as think, rationally. Man is an animal that acts on reasons, and we are responsible for what we do. Here, as elsewhere, Aristotle can rescue us from the trammels of a dualism of mind and body. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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19 Wed Wednesday 19 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Ten Things you Ought to Know About Democracy in Ancient Greece An illustrated lecture by Prof Paul Cartledge. Free entry; booking essential on 0207 862 8730 or at secretary@hellenicsociety.org.uk  Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.
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27 Thu Thursday 27 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Thessaloniki, from Cassander to the Crusaders: Faces of a Metropolis through the Ages An illustrated presentation in English by Dr John Leonard, archaeologist, journalist and author followed by traditional Macedonian dances by Lykion to Hellinidon. Free entry; booking essential on 07904 086677 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk  Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain.
28 Fri Friday 28 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Hippocratic Oration 2016 Prof Nicholas D. Mazarakis, Imperial College London will deliver a lecture on Harnessing Viruses for Gene Therapy and Modelling of Neurological Diseases. Free entry; booking essential at secretary@hellenicmedicalsocietyuk.org  Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society UK.
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