Jul
27

And I sing. I bear the chants, word and poetry, wisdom and clay.

Passing through the narration of the entire miracle of Creation, the poet Dimitris Kakalidis leads us – with the second part of his poetic trilogy “Fallen Paradise Holly Matter” – to the next stop of the journey, where the human being is called to see all forms through different eyes; where people, animals, plants, all kinds of objects without exception, Matter in total, becomes an object of admiration, and through […]

Jul
27

The Killing of the Revellers Rapsody X by Homer

Play with English and Modern Greek Surtitles Staged as a one-act, 50-minute long drama, ODYSSEUS. Red Rhapsody X revolves around one actor playing a range of roles – Homer the narrator, Odysseus, his son Telemachus, Athena the goddess dressed as Mentor  and several suitors. The actor accompanies the spoken language by an improvised phorminx – a string instrument made of  wire strings attached with magnets. The result is a primitive acoustic experience. Like […]

Jul
27

Greek International Women Awards nominations are open

The Greek International Women Awards (GIWA) have been created to recognize and reward the internationally distinguished professional achievements and outstanding performance of all women of Greek nationality and/or origin, who are spread across the globe.  — Watch the GIWA video with the details here.   The GIWA ceremony will take place for the first time on the 9th December 2017, at the British Museum in London.   Women, beyond 18 […]

Jul
24

Alexis Tsipras: ‘The worst is clearly behind us’

Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has promised to defy his critics by taking the country out of its longest-running crisis in modern times. “The worst is clearly behind us,” he told the Guardian in an exclusive interview. “We can now say with certainty that the economy is on the up … Slowly, slowly, what nobody believed could happen, will happen. We will extract the country from the crisis … […]

Jul
20

Constantine the Great and Ioannis Kapodistrias

Constantine the Great, Founder of the Byzantine Empire and Ioannis Kapodistrias, Founder of the Hellenic State Ioannis Kornilakis has brought into publicity at least 137 unpublished epistles by Ioannis Kapodistrias. Free entry; booking essential: 02075639835 or [email protected] The event, hosted at the Hellenic Centre, is under the auspices of Archdiocese of Thyateira. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

Jul
20

LGR Club Nights presents: Greek Summer

‘Join us this Summer bank holiday for the party of the season!! On Sunday 27th August we’re hosting Greek Summer at the Country Club in Trent Park. ♫ ♪ LGR DJs Sooty & Andreas Demetriou will be on the decks mixing up all the latest and greatest in Greek and English music. ♫ ♪ They will be fusing all the best Modern Laika, Greek Club, Greek Classics, English club anthems, RnB, Garage & Bashment. ♫ ♪ […]

Jul
20

Medical Aid for Greece – Garden fundraiser

All in a good cause. The Solidarity Clinics movement in Greece need as much as ever your little (but important, if for nothing else, as a demonstration of international solidarity) contribution. Every single penny they raise goes directly to buying medicines, vaccines and basic medical equipment for the community run solidarity clinics and pharmacies helping those who have no access to adequate medical facilities, including thousands of refugees. Not a […]

Jul
20

Closing Party with Free Mastiha Mojito at Morton’s

Η 12η σεζόν οδεύει προς το τέλος της! Ακόμα μία φοβερή χρόνια φτάνει στο τέλος της αυτό το Σάββατο στο Morton’s Mayfair! Ξανά κοντά σας για την Season no 13 στις αρχές Σεπτέμβρίου με πολύ όρεξη και πολλά πολλά καινούργια σχέδια! ****FREE ΜΑΣΤΙΧΑ MOJITO για όλους σαν ένα ελάχιστο ευχαριστώ για όλη την αγάπη και στήριξη που μας δείχνετε**** Η ίδια ομάδα που διοργανώνουμε τα καλύτερα Ελληνικά πάρτυ του κεντρικού […]

Jul
07

Hellenic Centre – Open House event

The Hellenic Centre opens its doors to the public to discover the interesting story behind its elegant building dating back to the 1900s.   Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

Jun
29

Mastiha Mojito Party at Mortons’s

Φανταστικό πραγματικά πάρτυ γενεθλίων το προηγούμενο Σαββατο για τα 12 χρόνια Hellenic Nights-London! Σας ευχαριστούμε όλους πάρα πολύ που μας τιμήσατε με την παρουσία σας και ζητούμε συγνώμη σε όσους δεν χωρέσαν να μπουν! Και βέβαια τα Σάββατόβραδα συνεχίζονται…αυτό το Σάββατο 1 Ιουλίου….με ένα ακόμη πολύ Ελληνικό και Καλοκαιρινό ΜΑΣΤΙΧΑ MOJITO πάρτυ! *** ΠΡΟΣΦΕΡΟΥΜΕ ΤΟ 1ο ΠΟΤΟ (ΜΑΣΤΙΧΑ MOJITO COCKTAIL) ΔΩΡΕΑΝ *** Aυτό το Σάββατο 1 Ιουλίου και κάθε Σάββατο […]

Jun
29

Tanguero Passion

Come and listen to (and dance if the mood takes you) Greek-Brazilian Pavlos Carvalho (cello), Corina Piatti (vocals), Mark Troop (piano) and Jonathan Truscott (violin) and relive the early days of tango in Buenos Aires, the tangomania of interwar Europe and the takeover of the Athenian music scenes by Greek tangos. The programme includes works by Astor Piazzolla (Libertango, Oblivion, Four Seasons) that have taken the world by storm and […]

Jun
29

Tasoula Hadjitofi: from refugee to icon hunter

A refugee’s quest to reclaim her nation’s stolen heritage Tasoula Hadjitofi will discuss her experiences of war and injustice; her ongoing campaign to preserve cultural heritage worldwide and her tireless work to combat art trafficking. In 1974 Tasoula Hadjitofi and her family were forced to flee their home in Famagusta, Cyprus during the Turkish invasion. As a refugee living in the Netherlands, Tasoula devoted her life to infiltrating and exposing […]