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Cypriot leaders resume negotiations with property issue

Cypriot leaders resume negotiations with property issue

Posted on Monday, 31 August 2015, at 7:15pm

Nicosia, August 31, 2015/ Independent Balkan News Agency By Kyriacos Kyriacou Negotiations for a comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus problem resume on Tuesday after the summer break, with the property issue high on the agenda. Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said... [ Read more ]


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Features

Indecision replaces hope in buildup to Greek elections

Indecision replaces hope in buildup to Greek elections

Posted on Monday, 31 August 2015, at 7:21pm

They stroll through Syntagma Square, laughing, bantering and hotly debating the one issue now dominating dinner tables across Greece: the upcoming general elections. Like students almost everywhere, Lydia Markou and Petros Xenios are not short of idealism. They want to make... [ Read more ]


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Music

Natasa Theodoridou at the Barbican

Natasa Theodoridou at the Barbican

Wednesday, 7 October 2015; 7:30pm

Embrace the dramatic and brooding music of one of Greece’s most loved singers, as she performs old favourites from across her career alongside new material. Combining the unmistakeably Greek twang of bouzouki strings and rolling drum rhythms with sensuous vocals, Natasa... [ Read more ]


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Theatre-Film

Oresteia  – Trafalgar Studios

Oresteia – Trafalgar Studios

22 August - 7 November 2015

Robert Icke’s production of 'The Oresteia' – three hours and 40 minutes of Greek tragedy premièred in Athens in 458BC – transfers from the tiny Almeida theatre in north London to the West End's Trafalgar Studios for a limited season from August to November. About... [ Read more ]


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Lectures

Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece

Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece

Tuesday, 8 September 2015; 7:15pm

A talk in English by Artemis Cooper, author of 'Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure'. Organised by the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society. Free entry; booking essential at info@patrickleighfermorsociety.org. Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U... [ Read more ]


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Other

A Greek Wine Odyssey

A Greek Wine Odyssey

Wednesday, 2 September 2015; 6:30-8:00pm

In this short journey through the great diversity of modern Greek wines, we will start with surprisingly fruity and floral whites, move to the mineral allure of an Assyrtiko from the unique volcanic terroir of Santorini and end our journey in Northern Greece with a ‘Greek... [ Read more ]


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Social

1st London Hellenic Festival at The Hellenic Centre

1st London Hellenic Festival at The Hellenic Centre

Sunday, 11 October 2015

October has always been a turning point of life in London - moving to London to study, to look for a job, coming back from our native home to our real home. One way or another, October is the time when Greeks and Cypriots, students and professionals, new-comers and people... [ Read more ]


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Art

Deities, beasts and beauty

Deities, beasts and beauty

Friday, 25 September - Sunday, 27 September 2015

An exhibition of mythological puppets, hangings and clothes by East London Textile Arts, inspired by ancient Greek beasts and the Hellenic Centre’s Patterns of Magnificence exhibition (February 2014). East London Textile Arts has been running textile projects with... [ Read more ]


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Literature

A Comedian’s Guide to Greece – WIN BOOK

A Comedian’s Guide to Greece – WIN BOOK

Manos Kanellos (aka Manos the Greek) has recently published his new book 'A Comedian's Guide to Greece'. [You can win one of two copies here] It is intelligent, educational and funny. Based on his stand up comedy shows and extensive research, it gives an alternative view... [ Read more ]


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Out of London

The Oresteia – Manchester

The Oresteia – Manchester

Friday, 23 October – Saturday, 14 November 2015; 7:30pm

HOME presents The Oresteia A radical, stripped back version of Aeschylus' masterful trilogy Translated by Ted Hughes Directed by Blanche McIntyre Fri 23 Oct 2015 – Sat 14 Nov 2015 We have poured out the blood That poisoned this house. Terrible secrets are... [ Read more ]


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Parties

New single presentation by Mixalis Theodosiou

New single presentation by Mixalis Theodosiou

Friday, 11 September 2015; doors open 8:30pm - Live until 2:00am

Mixalis  Theodosiou will be presenting his brand new single 'Grapse Lathos' produced in Greece on Friday 11th September. Tickets £10 (ticket only event). To be followed by a live bouzoukia night. Tel: 07951717418 Trent Park Golf Club, Bramley Road, London N14... [ Read more ]


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