Nov
07

Climate: Change, Biodiversity and the Need for Action in Today’s Hellenic World

This presentation leads into a discussion on climate change, its effects on the natural world and on human society, by tracing how natural climate events have affected the world in history.  It follows by explaining how human dominance of the planet has led to an unprecedented and aggressive form of global warming signalling change and disruption which include biodiversity loss, all of which pose serious threats to human society.  The […]

Nov
07

Lesvos – Between Hope and Despair

An exhibition of photographs by Margarita Mavromichalis. Supported by the Hellenic Centre   About the Artist Margarita Mavromichalis comes from a family of Greek diplomats and has spent her life living and traveling all over the world. She speaks five languages and studied translation and interpreting. Margarita lived in Los Angeles for four years before moving to New York in 2009. Photography has been a life long passion; she continued her studies […]

Nov
07

Princess Anne of Cyprus – The Cypriot Duchess of Savoy

An illustrated lecture in English by Greek Cypriot author Mary Pyrgos. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and is under the auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of Cyprus, Mr. Euripides Evriviades Princess Anne of Cyprus, the daughter of King Janus of Cyprus and Charlotte of Bourbon is born in Nicosia in 1418. At the age of 13, is betrothed to Amadeus, the son of the Duke of Savoy, who dies in a few days after […]

Oct
26

”Youkali” The Pursuit of Happiness

A journey, in three acts, through people’s different perceptions of what Happiness is; where it is found; and how we can keep it: This nostalgic performance includes literature, poems, theatre, haunting songs and atmospheric music played on the piano accordion. People cannot fail to be drawn into this musical journey in search of the Youkali that exists within each of us. The show is based on K.Weill’s “Youkali” song. Devised […]

Oct
22

Beautiful Moments of LIFE

Tonia Theodorou began her  career in Italy after completing  her studies in Florence. Her creations are based on the two elements of movement and transformation. By using these two elements, she aims to help women of today change the shape of their jewellery according to any occasion and to their specific need.  The originality of Tonia’s work is that each design has its own story. On March 9th 2006 the […]

Oct
19

My Thessaloniki – A Personal Tour of the City and its Culture

John Kittmer, Chair of the League and PhD student at King’s College London, has been visiting Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city, since the mid-1980s and, as British Ambassador to Greece (2013-2016) travelled there often, both in an official capacity and unofficially. In this illustrated talk, John will guide the audience through a personal tour of the city, its immediate environs and its culture, highlighting the places, history and merits of this […]

Oct
19

Christodoulos at 75

Pianist and composer Christodoulos Georgiades left his native Cyprus at the age of fourteen to study first in Vienna, then in Moscow and finally in New York. Since 1970 he has lived in London, where he has recorded programmes with the BBC and developed his own interest in composition, resulting- so far – in about 75 works. Over the years, as well as in London, he has given piano recitals […]

Oct
17

Lecture on Theodore Ralli by Dr Maria Katsanaki

The A.G. Leventis Gallery and the Lykion ton Hellinidon, supported by the Hellenic Centre, request the pleasure of your company to a lecture in English. Synthesis: Theodore Rallies, a Cosmopolitan Orientalist By Dr Maria Katsanaki, Art historian, Curator of the National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum, Athens. On the occasion of the presentation of her book ‘Theodore Ralli’. The lecture will coincide with the launch of the Lykion’s Diary 2019 […]

Oct
17

Every Brilliant Thing

The Greek production of the worldwide smash-hit show “Every Brilliant Thing” (Όλα αυτά τα υπέροχα πράγματα) by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, watched by thousands of people in Greece and Cyprus, now comes to London! A play about depression and the lengths we will go to for those we love. “An interaction of exceptional sensitivity, capable of bringing new audiences to the theatre.” Athinorama “We went in as strangers, we left […]

Oct
04

Welcome Back Coffee Morning

A lecture by Dr. Petros Karatsareas on the Cypriot Dialect.  Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Info: Email: [email protected] Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

Oct
03

Echoing Word, poetry by Dimitris Kakalidis

“Echoing Word… from the infinite to the world, from the world to the human, from the human to the self.” The journey is fulfilled.   A poetic trilogy by Greek poet and philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis, three stations of the humans’ journey, of every human, of the entire humankind towards the revealing of the greatness within and around it. First stop is the narration of the Creation’s miracle; the second one […]

Sep
27

Networking reception and briefing on “Brexit & EU Citizens’ Rights”

The Hellenic Bankers Association-UK (HBA-UK) cordially invites you to its upcoming networking and drinks reception which will take place at the Hellenic Centre on Thursday, 4th of October 2018, between 7-9PM. During our networking reception, Hilton Herbert will provide a brief update on EU Citizens’ Rights in the UK in the context of Brexit and the 2019 European Parliament elections. The information session will be provided at 8PM and you will […]