Jun
18

Family Concert with Asterakia and Rebetiko Carnival

Come and join us for our amazing Family Concert! With a fun storyline and live musical instruments we will explore the beauty of Greek music! After the concert you will have the Come and join us for our amazing Family Concert! With a fun storyline and live musical instruments we will explore the beauty of Greek music! After the concert you will have the chance to meet the violin, the […]

Jun
18

Tapiserie Nights: Greek Rebetiko With Ankór at Jamboree

A Wednesday night of Greek rebetiko and laiko at Jamboree in London’s East End, presenting Ankór The band’s repertoire ranges from the rebetiko of the interwar period to laiko of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, forgotten gems and classics played with passion and flair. It will be a cracker. Entry: £5 at the door Ankór are: Laura Fileri (Voice) Ilias Papavgieris (Voice/Guitar) Nikos Kotsoglou (Bouzouki) www.jamboreevenue.co.uk “Follow the muffled strains […]

Jun
18

Stavros Kougioumtzis: A tribute

A tribute to the musical legend Stavros Kougioumtzis, composer of many wonderful songs that are still very loved by the people. Come along and sing with us. Sunday 7th of July Tickets: Advance £12/£10, Door £15/£13 Laura Fileri – Vocals George Tsolakis – Vocals, Guitar Manolis Taouxis – Bouzouki George Angelopoulos – Bouzouki Pavlos Carvalho – Bouzouki, Cello George Stamatis – Vocals, Guitar The Water Rats 328 Gray’s Inn Road, […]

Jun
18

Eleftheria Arvanitaki – Live in London

Eleftheria Arvanitaki – Live in London – September 2019 – By Ark4Art Tickets here. Eleftheria Arvanitaki has been a tireless ambassador for Greek music around the globe, with a career spanning more than three decades. She has collaborated with leading Greek and foreign artists and composers and performed at iconic theatres and important festivals around the world. From the beginning of her career her music blends traditional, rebetiko and Asia […]

Jun
18

Plastikes Karekles at The Chichester Festival

“Plastikes Karekles represent a culture of reinvention as defiant and hopeful as the music itself.” Songlines magazine “These musicians wowed a captivated audience…they had people dancing in the aisles and evoked memories of sunnier climes” – Nottingham Press TICKETS: Adults £12 Students £8 Children over 6 years £5 at the Novium or on the door. The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1QH Tel: 01243 816525 Website: www.thenovium.org/boxoffice email: [email protected] Concert […]

Jun
18

The Turbulent Life of Ririka Schweitzer

The Open University of Cyprus – Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου and the Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section present Τhe Postmodern Μusical Play “The turbulent life of Ririka Schweitzer” by Eustathia Supertitles in English Under the auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of Cyprus, Mr Euripides L. Evriviades. The Cockpit Theatre Gateforth St, Marylebone, NW8 8EH Duration: 80 minutes FREE ENTRANCE Book @ https://ririkaschweitzer.eventbrite.co.uk “When our desires go unfulfilled, they […]

Jun
14

Piano Recital with Georgios Vardakis

A musical journey of three different periods performed by pianist Georgios Vardakis It includes a few sonatas composed by the Baroque composer Domenico Scarlatti. He composed in total more 550 sonatas for keyboard and it is believed by many pianists that they are the foundation of piano technique. Seven fantasies by Johannes Brahms composed in 1892. All together they form a piece which projects Brahms idiom at its highest level. From […]

Jun
14

Mothers and Lovers, classic drama

Coming up at The Playground Theatre on 15 & 16 June is ‘Mothers and Lovers’ a classic drama inspired by the most profound relationships of classic repertoire. Directed by Anastasia Revi Writers like A. Chekhov, H. Ibsen, F.G. Lorca, T. Williams, B. Brecht and A. Strindberg dive into the ocean of emotions, dreams, absurdities and unfulfilled desires, only to remind us how fragile we are… Tickets here. The Playground Theatre, […]

Jun
14

The Trojan Women

Mazi Theatre presents Euripides famous anti-war play; ‘The Trojan Women’ directed by Konstantinos Kavakiotis. In the Greek camp, on the coast of the looted Troy, the enslaved Trojan women and their queen, Hecuba, are mourning for their tragic fate. Those who are left alive by the royal family will be given as a gift to the Greeks, while the grandson of Hecuba, is demolished by the walls, a victim of […]

Jun
14

London New Leaders launch reception

Join The Hellenic Initiative at our Inaugural New Leaders event London! We are excited to share more information with you about our work in Crisis Relief and Economic Development in Greece. We look forward to a fun evening of meeting one another over some drinks and nibbles while we support our mission to provide crisis relief and economic development to the Greeks in Greece. All proceeds will benefit Kivotos tou […]

Jun
06

14 Years Birthday Party – Hellenic Nights

Join us on Saturday the 15th of June and celebrate with us our 14 years of existence! 14 years anniversary party in a NEW VENUE at one of the most exclusive and prestigious night clubs in London’s West End OPIUM LONDON CLUB A unique Greek party in the heart of West End not to be missed! **** During the night there will be LIVE performances of the percussionist of SAKIS […]

Jun
05

Celebrating Tsitsanis with Plastikes Karekles

Marina Deligianni, voice Pavlos Carvalho, bouzouki Manolis Taouxis, bouzouki, voice Spiros Bolovinis, baglama, bouzouki, voice Maria Tsirodimitri, guitar, voice Sarah Carvalho-Dubost, guitar Vassilis Tsitsanis (1915-1984) is probably the greatest icon of Greek music. Born out of  the Rebetiko tradition, his music evolved into the more popular music form laiko. He is attributed with revolutionising the sound of Greek music with his special blending of modal and byzantine melodies from which an […]