Lysistrata: Charity fundraising event (in Greek)

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Λαχειοφόρος (raffles) για τους Actors of Dionysus Η βρετανική θεατρική ομάδα @Actors of Dionysus εδώ και 25 χρόνια παρουσιάζει έργα από το αρχαίο ελληνικό ρεπερτόριο στο Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο. Κάθε καλοκαίρι οι Actors of Dionysus διοργανώνουν ένα θεατρικό δρώμενο για τους χορηγούς τους, με σκοπό τη χρηματοδότηση του εκπαιδευτικού προγράμματος και των δραστηριοτήτων τους. Για τη φετινή παράστασή τους «Λυσιστράτη» αναζητούν δώρα μικρής χρηματικής αξίας αλλά με ελληνικό χαρακτήρα π.χ. […]

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100 years of the Koraes Chair – a celebration

Monday 18 June 2018; 6:00-8:30pm

The Koraes Chair of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature commemorates the ‘founding father’ of the Greek nation-state that came into existence with the Revolution of 1821. It was established during another period of turbulence that would shape the future of the entire European continent, the First World War. The Chair owes its existence to a group of far-sighted individuals, including Eleftherios Venizelos, prime minister of Greece for much of […]

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Charmed lives in Greece – Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

8 March - 15 July 2018

This exhibition focuses on the friendship of the artists Niko Ghika and John Craxton, and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Their shared love of Greece was fundamental to their work, as they embraced its sights, sounds, colours and people. Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika (1906–1994), John Craxton (1922–2009) and Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915–2011) were significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Leigh Fermor is perhaps the most widely known of the three […]

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Greek vegetarian cooking workshop

Saturday, 16 June 2018; 10:00am-5:00pm

Would you like to learn how to make seasonal Greek dishes with fragrant herbs? How about delicious Greek traditional desserts? This year, the celebrated Greek chef Despina Siahuli is joining Marianna from Oliveology for a delicious vegetarian Greek feast! Using summer vegetables and star ingredients from small Greek artisan producers, Despina has put together a delicious seasonal menu for you to prepare and taste. Discover fava, filo pastry, wild herbs, dried fruits, nuts and […]

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Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo with K. Argiros

Sunday, 27 & Monday, 28 May 2018; 12:00-10:00pm

#CyWineFest 2018 will be once again held at London’s at Lee Valley Athletics Centre – Sunday 27th & Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018 for the 36th annual celebration of all things #Cypriot. Under the auspices of – Cyprus High Commission in the UK-Υπάτη Αρμοστεία Κύπρου στο ΗΒ We invite you to join in the fun and discover the exciting range of Cypriot wines and foods on offer, and immerse yourself in Cypriot culture with […]

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Summer School in Homer 2018 – UCL

Monday, 23 - Friday, 27 July 2018

The Summer School offers five days of intensive teaching of Homeric language and literature. There will be four language classes each day as well as lectures, between 10.30 and 16.30. The course is not residential. The fee is £120. Our 2018 courses include Greek (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced); Linear B; Homer in Translation and his Roman Legacy; Ancient Philosophy and Homer; Papyrology and Homer; Latin Palaeography and Homer; Ceramics Workshop. Teaching […]

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The Hellenic Institute of Royal Holloway, University of London – 25th anniversary events

Various dates

10 November 2017: Julian Suite, Opus 85 by Philippos Tsalahouris Megaron, The Athens Music Hall, Vassilissis Sophias and Kokkali, 11521 Athens, Greece, at 8.30pm (with introductory lecture at 7.45pm). Premiere performance in Greece of Julian Suite (Ιουλιανή Σουΐτα), Opus 85 by Philippos Tsalahouris commissioned by The Hellenic Institute to honour the memory of Julian Chrysostomides former Director of  The Hellenic Institute and Emeritus Reader in Byzantine History, University of London. The Athens State […]

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