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 March 2013
1 Fri  
2 Sat Saturday 2 March, 7.30pm
Manor Hill Greek School Dinner & Dance. Venue: Royal National Hotel
3 Sun  
4 Mon  
5 Tue  
6 Wed Wednesday 6 March to Sunday 24 March – Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, London W6 9RL
Lysistrata A hilarious, naughty musical adaptation of Aristophanes' comedy by Theatre Lab Company (www.theatrelab.co.uk) set against the backdrop of the European crisis
with live music by Daemonia Nymphe. Start time 7.45pm; duration 90min; tickets £16,
£13 concessions. Further information and bookings on 020 8237 1111 or at
7 Thu  
8 Fri Friday 8 March to Thursday 28 March – Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
Walking in Exarchia A photographic project by Katerina Botsari,
demonstrating the interaction of outdoor space and paint. Private view on
Thursday 7 March, 6.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060.
Supported by the Hellenic Centre. Thursday 7 March, 7.30pm
Tsiknopempti organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information on 020 8343 1353.
9 Sat Saturday 9 March, 7pm to 11pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Carnival Greek Evening Greek food, live Greek music, fancy dress (optional). Tickets at £15 include a plate of Greek meze; cash bar available. Bookings and further information on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre, Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon and the Hellenic Foundation.
10 Sun  
11 Mon  
12 Tue Tuesday 12 March, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Verdi/Shakespeare An illustrated lecture in English by Helena Matheopoulos on Verdi’s operas inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Otello and Falstaff, specially conceived for Verdi’s 200th Bicentenary. The talk will highlight the greatest, best known and loved duets and monologues from the plays and showcase the corresponding passages from the operas. Helena Matheopoulos is the author of eight books including Maestro: Encounters with Conductors of Today, Diva and Placido Domingo. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
13 Wed  
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16 Sat Saturday 16 March, 8pm
Carnival Fancy Dress Party.  Organised by Finchley Greek School. Venue: TheCompton School, Summers Lane, N12.

Saturday 16 March – Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, Park Lane, London W1K 7TN
The Greek Independence Ball organised by the Greek Orthodox Charity Organisation. Further information and bookings on 020 7586 5332, 07986 245930, slvoyazides@aol.co.uk or at maria@hadjipateras.co.uk

17 Sun Sunday 17 March, 3pm to 5pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Children’s Carnival Party Entertainment for children up to 10 years old. Tickets at £5 (for adults and children over 3) include one drink (juice, coffee, tea) and cake. Adults admitted only if accompanying children. For further information and bookings call 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Lykion to Hellinidon.
18 Mon Monday 18 March, 12.30pm to 3.30pm - Hellenic Centre
Kathara Deftera Lunch A traditional vegetarian lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Tickets £17, concessions £15. Organised by the Hellenic Centre
19 Tue  
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21 Thu Thursday 21 March, 8pm – Britannia Centre, Britannia Road, North Finchley, London N12
Όψεις της Αγγλίας και της Κύπρου στο έργο του Νίκου Καζαντζάκη A Lecture in Greek by Aphrodite Athanasopoulou, Assistant Professor, University of Cyprus. Organised by the Greek-Cypriot Brotherhood and University of Cyprus. Further information on 020 8445 9999.
22 Fri  
23 Sat Saturday 23 March, 7pm to 8.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Jazz Concert with Diminuita (www.diminuita.com); Giorgos Papadogiannis (lead guitar)
Effie Saranti (rhythm guitar), Kostas Arsenis (double bass). Diminuita has been part of the orchestral gypsy swing scene since 2007; their performance is characterised by a clear, natural sound from acoustic instruments, freedom of musical expression, imaginative melodies and rhythmic maneuvers. Programme includes their own versions of Reinhatdt’s and Grappelli’s tunes, as well as of other composers’ of that era and their first cd "a-rhythmology", released in May 2011. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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