Jan
11

Master TEMPO live & DJ Set this Saturday at L8 Soho!

ΧΑΜΟΣ ΚΑΘΕ ΣΑΒΒΑΤΟΒΡΑΔΟ ΣΤΟ L8 SOHO!….ΑΛΛΑ ΕΙΔΙΚΑ ΤΟ ΣΑΒΒΑΤΟ 13 ΙΑΝΟΥΑΡΙΟΥ……”ΧΑΜΟΣ ΘΑ ΓΙΝΕΙ”……ΠΑΡΤΥ ΜΕ ΕΝΑΝ ΣΠΕΣΙΑΛ ΚΑΛΕΣΜΕΝΟ ΤΩΝ HELLENIC NIGHTS-LONDON!!! MASTER TEMPO WILL PERFORM LIVE AND WILL OFFER TO ALL OF US A UNIQUE NIGHT Performing and producing POP & R&B hits as a solo act or with superstar collaborations, MASTER TEMPO became the hottest hip-hop act and a producing force to be reckoned with. MASTER TEMPO have written, composed […]

Jan
11

Tsaf Tsouf event: Οι 12 μήνες στην Ελλάδα

Το Σάββατο 27 Ιανουαρίου, θα μαζευτούμε στην Κρύπτη της Αγίας Σοφίας, για το πρώτο μας playgroup. Αυτή τη φορά, θα παίξουμε παιχνίδια και θα κάνουμε κατασκευές σχετικές με τους 12 μήνες και τις τοπικές παραδόσεις κάθε εποχής του χρόνου. Στην παρέα μας θα έχουμε τη Nannuka και τον Ελληνικός Κύκλος – Βιβλιόφιλων Λονδίνου! Δηλώστε συμμετοχή τώρα στο [email protected] ή στέλνοντας μας μήνυμα στη σελίδα μας Tsaf Tsouf Playgroup στο Facebook. Το πρώτο μας […]

Jan
11

Kathara Deftera ‘panigiri’

It is the end of carnival. We meet on this special Monday to celebrate the beginning of Greek Lent with live music and traditional vegetarian food. Kourelou and the London Greek Collective are putting on a proper ‘Panigiri’ with music from all over Greece. Tickets £20, Concessions £18. Hellenic Centre Members £16. As these events often sell out, early booking is advised. Price includes live music and a taster of sarakostiana. Bookings: 020 7487 5060 […]

Jan
05

London Greek Film Festival 2018 – Call for submissions

Call for Film and Script Submissions for the 11th annual London Greek Film Festival 2018   The 11th annual London Greek Film Festival coming up on May 2018. The festival invites Greek and International film directors, producers, writers and artists from around the world, to submit films and screenplays.   Website: www.londongreekfilmfestival.com   Deadlines: Early deadline: 15 December 2017 Regular deadline: 15 January 2018 Late deadline: 15 February 2018 Very […]

Jan
04

King’s College London – Greek Drama day 2018

Arrival is from 10.30am for refreshments and an informal Q&A with KCL students. The first talk will start at 11.30am. “Choruses: Ancient and Modern” An annual tradition, the Greek Drama Day offers a range of talks and workshops from leading scholars and theatre professionals. Past attendees have found the day useful for engaging drama and classics students, learning more about the ancient world, and getting a taste of how current […]

Jan
04

Tribute to Yannis Papaioannou

Born in Kios, Asia Minor on January 18, 1913, Yiannis Papaioannou came to Greece as a refugee when he was 9-years old. He first moved with his mother and grandmother on the island of Samothrace before settling in Piraeus. After his brief stint as a footballer came to an end as a result of an injury, Papaioannou devoted himself to songwriting. He is considered by many as the first songwriter to have taken bouzouki music out of the “tekke” (drug den), making […]

Jan
04

Amalgama live at Water Rats

We are excited to announce our first 2018 gig which will take place at Water Rats on 17 Jan 2018. This will be a more intimate event than the ones we are used to, with more down-tempo and acoustic versions of beloved entechno, traditional and old laiko songs. So, leave your dancing shoes aside and join us in this musical journey!   Amalgama (n.) /əˈmalɡəma/ A mixture of different elements […]

Jan
04

Tribute to Markos Vamvakaris, ‘The Patriarch of Rebetiko’

Born on the island of Syros n 1905, from the humblest of roots, Markos Vamvakaris became revered as the Patriarch of Rebetiko music. His unique simple way of playing the bouzouki and his deep, earthy, “metallic” voice became the iconic sound of Rebetiko music. “We all, we are but branches of a tree. Markos is that tree” – Mikis Theodorakis The Rebetiko Carnival musicians will present a programme of his greatest songs […]

Jan
04

Challenges for the Eurozone

In his lecture former Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem will speak about the lessons learnt from the economic and financial crises, where we are now and about the challenges for the Eurozone in the future. Jeroen Dijsselbloem is President of the Eurogroup and former Minister of Finance for the Netherlands. Kevin Featherstone is Head of the European Institute, LSE. The LSE European Institute is a centre for research and graduate teaching […]

Jan
04

Dora Bakoyannis – An insider’s view on the refugee crisis event

New Date Confirmed as the 6th of February 2018. Dora Bakoyannis is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Greece. She is a liberal politician and MP with a deep-rooted faith in the European Idea. Bio: 1992-93: Minister of Culture 2003-06: Mayor of Athens. (The first female mayor in the city’s history, and the first woman to serve as mayor of a city hosting the Olympic Games) 2006-09: Minister of […]

Jan
04

Amerika Square

Greece’s official entry for the Oscars 2018 in the “Best Foreign Language Film” category Screening times: 3.30pm & 7pm Language: Greek with English subtitles Live music recital at 5.30pm with Ksenia Dania, who makes her acting debut in the film for screening ticket holders only https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XaCmCM0Bd4 Q&A with the producer, director and one of the actors after each screening www.amerikasquare.com “Amerika Square is one of the best European films to […]

Jan
04

Happy New Year with Rebet Asker

Come and celebrate with us this Sunday 7th January and lets see who will get the lucky coin from our Vassilopita! As usual the doors will open at 2pm and music will start at 2.30pm, tickets are available only at the door! Spiros Bolovinis , bouzouki and vocals Giorgos Alevizakis , guitar Marina Deligianni , vocals The Green Note , 106 Parkway road, NW1 7AN Closest tube station: Camden Town tickets: £7