DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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Thursday 1 November to Thursday 22 November -
Friends Room, Hellenic Centre|
Traces of Crete An exhibition of paintings and drawings by Roy Prentice, inspired by landscapes of Crete. Private view Wednesday 31 October, 6.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
Tuesday 6 November, 7.15pm - Friends Room,
The Re-Creation of the Archaic Art of Cyprus (8th-5th c. BCE) to Contemporary Art An illustrated lecture by Stella Karageorgi on the contribution the study of the antiquity of Cyprus has on the expansion of contemporary art practices and the link between archaeology and art, in order to understand and recreate the ancient past. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic
Thursday 8 November, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
The Sixth Andreas A David Biennial Memorial Lecture Under the auspices of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Speaker: The Very Reverend Dr John
Chryssavgis, Archdeacon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and clergyman of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Title: Environment and Spirituality, Transforming Perspectives and Practices. The lecture will be about issues on environment and its
theological aspects and the initiatives of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. The Very Reverend Dr John Chryssavigis was Professor of Theology at Holy Cross
Seminary in Boston and Director of Religious Studies at Hellenic College, USA (1995-2002), where he established the Environment Office. Currently he serves the Office of Inter Orthodox and ecumenical relations of the Archdiocese of America and as a theological advisor to the Ecumenical Patriarch on environmental issues. He is the author of over twenty books and numerous articles in several languages on the Church Fathers and Orthodox
Spirituality. Entry by invitation. For invitation call 020 7487 5060 after 25 September. Organised by the Hellenic Community Trust.
Saturday 10 November, 7.30 pm - Great Hall,
Piano Recital by Renée Reznek A fascinating and distinguished recital ... Renée Reznek is an artist of scrupulous sensitivity and intelligence (Daily Telegraph). A recital to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Claude Debussy, including his pieces which were inspired by the music of Spain as well as works by his Spanish colleagues, Isaac Albeniz and Manuel de Falla. The recital will contain the World Premiere of In the Still of the Night (2012) by the renowned Spanish composer Jorge Grundman. Tickets £16, £14 concessions available from the Hellenic Centre 020 7487 5060. Further information on
Wednesday 14 November, 7pm - King’s College
London, Strand, London WC2|
The Prehistoric Site of Skarkos on the Island of Ios: Expanding Horizons of Cycladic Archaeology A lecture in English by Dr Marisa E Marthari, Ephor Emerita of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities in the Greek Archaeological Service, organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee. Free entry. Further information on 020 7935 2020 or at email@example.com.
Thursday 15 November, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
A Golden Age? British and Greek Writers and artists after the War A lecture by Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Further information and bookings on 020 7486 9410 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 16 November , 7.15 pm - Great Hall,
Recital with Avra Shiatis (soprano), Katie Economidou (mezzo soprano), Marios Andreou (tenor) and Marios Ioannou (piano). Programme to include well known songs from Cyprus and Greece as well as Neapolitan songs and songs from musicals. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre and the Cultural Department of the Cyprus High Commission on the occasion of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
Saturday 17 November, 7pm - The Savoy Hotel,
70 Years Anniversary Ball The Oinoussai Benevolent Fund celebrates 70 years of existence and shares this milestone event with its friends whose support and loyalty has allowed the Fund to serve the needs of the island for many years. The event will have music, raffle draw, special guests and much more. Tickets £150; concessions are available. Further information and bookings on 07986 245930 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 23 November, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Sustainable Fashion: Innovating or Copying the Past? A lecture in English by Stamo Ampatielou, MBA Director and founder of Ecoluxe London. Organised by the Ionian Society. Free entry. Bookings and further information on 07808 777946 or at
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