Nov
24

Handmade carpets by Miraraki

For the first time ever, Despina Miraraki will bring 30 years of craft expertise to London. Her vast collection of tailor-made carpets will be available to browse and purchase, including traditional and modern varieties. Founder Despina Miraraki has led the specialised industry for over three decades with a long list of achievements, including being named the best handcrafted carpet company globally and winning the Seven Star Carpet Gallery Award, the […]

Sep
28

Can ancient Greek texts be sung to their original music?

An illustrated lecture by Prof Armand D’Angour, University of Oxford. Free entry; booking essential: 0207862 8730, [email protected] Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

Apr
07

The Greek Light through Nikos Kazantzakis

In a first world screening, renowned Greek film director Iannis Smaragdis, will present scenes from his new film ‘KAZANTZAKIS’ and together with Niki Stavrou, manager of Kazantzakis Publications, will talk about the Greek Light in the author’s work. This event is organised on the occasion of 2017 being a year dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis. Free entry; booking essential: 020 7563 9835 or [email protected] The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U […]

Apr
07

To Psema

  The story: One evening two couples meet for a dinner. Alice and Paul have been friends for years with Michel and Lauren. Alice saw Michel kissing with another woman. Will she tell Lauren about it? What will happen by the end of the night? A comedy for everyone who is looking for the truth, but they would really prefer a lie. It’s tricky to tell the truth, when the truth […]

Jun
10

‘EU IMMIGRANTS EU CITIZENS Chapter 3: A Building’

A Pre-Referendum Participatory Performance, the final part of EU IMMIGRANTS EU CITIZENS, a project devised and produced by Performing Architectures – Andreas Skourtis. Participating Artists: Andreas Skourtis / Christina Kapadocha / Shanna May Breen / Elena Hadjiafxendi / Fiona Breen / Mikko Karhu / Vivianna Chiotini / Fransesc Serra Vila / Maria Yerosimou / Silvia Cerrada Jimenez / Maria Koutsouna / Martin Juul Sorensen ‘EU IMMIGRANTS EU CITIZENS Chapter 3: […]

Jun
08

‘Leading Not Leaving’, a rally with the Cypriot Community

The European Movement and the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK have organised a ‘Leading Not Leaving’ rally in North Finchley to urge UK Cypriots to vote for the UK to remain in the European Union on 23rd June. There are an estimated 300,000 Britons of Cypriot origin who live and work in the UK. The rally will highlight why it benefits the Cypriot diaspora for the UK to remain a […]

Jun
02

Vacancies at the Hellenic Centre

Caretaker An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join the Hellenic Centre as a part-time caretaker. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and able to demonstrate the following qualities; Strong DIY skills Good communication skills Familiar with AV equipment This job would be ideal for a student or someone with one free evening during the week. Additional shifts over weekends may arise, if mutually agreed. Basic training to be provided, […]

May
10

Babis Stokas and Erofili live in London – CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled. Anyone who purchased tickets through eugreeka.com will be contacted Babis Stokas, the voice of the youth for Greeks in their late 30s and early 40s, is coming to London’s Dingwalls promising a unique evening, nostalgic in his songs from the era of the legendary Pyx Lax band and revealing in his more recent solo work. For those who want to discover what quality contemporary Greek music is all about, be […]

May
02

Morfes: Mousiko Paniyiri

Morfes band was formed at the beginning of 2015 by one of the most well known clarinet soloists worldwide, Sassi Tsentourou. Dina Petridi and Danai Mpoutsi, the two other members of Morfes, have also a strong background in Greek folk music for over 10 years. Morfes are showcasing in London for the very first time. Join the trio of stunning Greek Goddesses and let them wow you with the amazing voice […]

Apr
08

Clothes Maketh the Man: Fashion and Society in Medieval Cyprus

A lecture in English by Dr Ioanna Christoforaki (Assistant Research Fellow, Academy of Athens, Centre for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art). Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at [email protected] Organised by the Hellenic Centre The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U 5AS  

Apr
08

About Shadows – Yπό Σκιάν

Photographs by Olympia Theofanopoulou Parikaki exploring how light and shadows, in conjunction with the human presence in a specific place, strike some of our innermost chords. Meet the artist: Saturday 23 April, 5pm-7.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

Apr
08

1st Edition, Opening of Relapse: Identity

1st Edition RELAPSE is a collective exhibition that explores the concept of identity as constructed and performed through social rituals and its embodied, visceral manifestations. Presented by RELAPSE collective (Vasiliki Antonopoulou, Nikolas Kasinos and Dimitrios Michailidis) and guest artist Penelope Koliopoullou. Free entry; booking essential at http://relapse1.eventbrite.co.uk. Organised by the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section; Curated by Dr. Gabriel Koureas; under the auspices of the Minister of Education and Culture […]