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BoG: Deposits have dropped to EUR 140.46 billion

BoG: Deposits have dropped to EUR 140.46 billion

Posted on Friday, 27 March 2015, at 7:04am

Athens, March 27, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Spiros Sideris The total deposits in February dropped to 140.46 billion euros, according to figures released Thursday by the Bank of Greece. Depositors withdrew funds totaling 7,57bn euros in the previous month due to... [ Read more ]


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Features

Review: Thanasis Papakonstantinou Concert

Review: Thanasis Papakonstantinou Concert

Posted on Wednesday, 18 March 2015, at 10:36am

Did you miss Thanasis Papakonstantinou's concert on Sunday? Big mistake! But worry not. Our man, Kostas Voros, was there, courtesy of the organizers, and he reports: Is London turning into a little Athens? You could be mistaken thinking that, had you been in KOKO on Sunday 15... [ Read more ]


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Music

Nikos Economopoulos live in concert

Nikos Economopoulos live in concert

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Nikos Economopoulos live in concert at the Forum, Kentish Town. Tickets by Greek City here or at the shop, 116 Myddleton Road N22 8NQ Also, by phoning a special hot line to be advised: 02088890186. Upstairs unreserved seating tickets £52.00, includes £2 postage and booking... [ Read more ]


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Food

Greek Easter at The Greek Larder

Greek Easter at The Greek Larder

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Easter Sunday, or Pascha, in Greece is on Sunday 12th April and Theodore and his team will be offering a special menu to celebrate. Preparations and customs for Greek Easter remain some of the most traditional in modern Greek life. Notably, it falls on a different Sunday to... [ Read more ]


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Theatre-Film

Antigone, by Sophokles with Juliette Binoche

Antigone, by Sophokles with Juliette Binoche

4 - 28 March 2015 / 19:45, 15:00, 14:30

Celebrated stage and screen actress Juliette Binoche plays Antigone in a contemporary version of Sophokles's tragedy, translated afresh by TS Eliot Prize-winning poet Anne Carson. When her dead brother is decreed a traitor, his body left unburied beyond the city walls, Antigone... [ Read more ]


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Art

Defining beauty – the body in ancient Greek art

Defining beauty – the body in ancient Greek art

26 March – 5 July 2015

Experience the brilliance and diversity of ancient Greek art in this major exhibition focusing on the human body. For centuries the ancient Greeks experimented with ways of representing the human body, both as an object of beauty and a bearer of meaning. The remarkable works... [ Read more ]


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Social

Greek Easter at The Greek Larder

Greek Easter at The Greek Larder

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Easter Sunday, or Pascha, in Greece is on Sunday 12th April and Theodore and his team will be offering a special menu to celebrate. Preparations and customs for Greek Easter remain some of the most traditional in modern Greek life. Notably, it falls on a different Sunday to... [ Read more ]


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Other

KITE Music tutoring workshop

KITE Music tutoring workshop

Music tutoring! Learn music quickly and easily! Education Workshop Private Music Instruction Instrument & Theory Exam Preparation KITE Music provides professional music teachers that will work closely with you so that you can learn at your own pace! We offer different... [ Read more ]


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Lectures

Amphipolis: The Excavations of the Casta Tomb

Amphipolis: The Excavations of the Casta Tomb

Friday, 22 May 2015; 7:00pm

“Amphipolis” The Excavations of the Casta Tomb An illustrated lecture in English by Katerina Peristeri, head Archaeologist of prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Serres, Macedonia, Greece. Free entry; booking essential by 14 May on 07904 086677 or at... [ Read more ]


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Out of London

Greek concerts in Aberdeen

Greek concerts in Aberdeen

Wednesday, 8 and 15 April 2015; 8:00-11:00pm and 8:00-11:45pm

Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society is delighted to welcome back to Aberdeen their friends from Athens, Giorgos Tsimbouksis (bouzouki and vocals), Nickos Sariyannis (guitar and vocals) and Lambrini Gioti (piano and vocals), who will be performing at the following... [ Read more ]


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