Big Sing Greek Choir for everyone

Wednesday, 28 March 2018; 7:00-8:30pm

Our Big Sing Choir for everyone is getting bigger and our next session is next Wednesday 28th March at the Cypriot community centre in Wood Green! Spread the word to your friends and come and join us! You don’t have to speak Greek , as long as you can sing; we will help you learning new Greek songs, work on singing different voices and will get prepared for amazing events […]

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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 Cooking Workshop

Saturday, 24 March 2018; 10:00am-1:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm

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 Pan is joining Marianna from Oliveology for a delicious vegetarian Greek feast! Using winter/early spring vegetables and star ingredients from small Greek artisan producers, Despina has put together a delicious seasonal menu for you to prepare and taste. Discover Greek pulses, wild […]

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Change of Guard

Wednesday, 21 March 2018; 7:15pm

“Homerics are the Epics of our life, I don’t object, but tell me… if finally Ithaka is part of the myth, or if truth deals with its myth, for the Trojan Wars between Youth and experience! Dedicated to men and women… who ”emigrate” from Youth to Experience distributing a piece of hope to all those that are seeking ”their own” Ithaka… ( Clelia Charissis) As part of the International Poetry […]

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Greek Traditional Music Workshop with Dunja Botic

March Sundays 4, 11, 18, 25; 12:00-2:00pm

Join us in Dunja Botic’ weekly Greek Traditional Music Workshop starting this March! The workshop will run from Sunday 4th of March and every Sunday from 12-2pm at Balabam with the multi-talented singer Dunja teaching a different special topic each month! March // Introduction to Polyphonic Songs of Epirus region, Greece During March’s workshop you will learn about: being skilful in improvisation, boosting your confidence, breathing techniques, tuning, projection, songs from different Greek […]

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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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