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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 20 September 2014
I mportantda yf orAHEPAYouthcommitteemembers . Youthgivesupport. Coming up: 24 SATURDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2014 What’s happening in our community: Traditional glendi at Pan Epirotic House VICTORIA The OPA School of traditional dance will host their Traditional Glendi this weekend, featuring Melbourne's best traditional musicians - Sotiris Tragianopoulos on clarinet, Thomas Missios on trumpet, John Kostarakis on lute and vocals, Joseph Tsombanopoulos on gaida, lyra, kaval and percussion, and Acchilles Giangouli on lute, vocals and bouzouki. Tickets are $20, mezedes included. All the proceeds from the event will go towards purchase of authentic traditional costumes. When: Saturday 20 September Where: Pan Epirotic House, 19 Ferguson St, Abbotsford (near corner Hoddle&Victoria Streets) For bookings, contact Nick on 0448 193 590 or Dean on 0408 413 388 Greek-Serbian Friendship Day NEW SOUTH WALES The Serbian Orthodox Church and School Community of St Archdeacon Stephen, in Rooty Hill, Sydney, invites all the Sydney and New South Wales Greek community, families and friends to their 21st annual Greek-Serbian Orthodox & Cultural Friendship Day. The program will commence with the Christian Orthodox Holy Liturgy from 9.30 am. From 12 noon, there will be a wide range of foods and drinks for sale. From 12.30 pm until 6.30 pm, a rich music and dance program will take place with the presentation of many Serbian and Greek dance groups from Sydney. For another year in a row, there will be presentations of traditional dances from other Orthodox communities, the Russian, Bulgarian and Romanian communities with their own traditional dances honouring the 21 years of the friendship initiative between Serbs and Greeks. Entry is $15. When: Sunday 21 September, from 9.30 am Where: Serbian Orthodox Church & Parish Hall of St Stephen, 259 Hyatts Rd (corner Woodstock Ave), Rooty Hill For more information, contact Ljubica Ridley 0401 753 883 or Dimitrios Kametopoulos 0414 714 807 during afternoon or evening hours. Floriniotiki Pita dance VICTORIA Sounds from Asia Minor concert SOUTH AUSTRALIA The Association of Friends of Byzantine Music of South Australia, in conjunction with The South Australian Council for the Greek Cultural Month, invites you to their event Sounds from Asia Minor. This concert will take you on a musical journey, with Byzantine, folkloric, and urban songs beautifully arranged by the musical director Dr Demeter Tsounis. The program will include songs from Constantinople, Smyrni, Pontus, Thrace and Macedonia, performed by the choir led by Stephanos Kakoulis and accompanied by nine brilliant instrumentalists: Dr Demeter Tsounis - director and piano, Steve Papadopoulos - guitar, Michael Papacharalambous - clarinet, Michael Tyllis - oud, Mary Raptis - violin, Charlie Yarak - kanun, nei, Con Dallas - percussion, Dang Thao Nguyen - mandolin, and Rev. Stephen van der Hoek - accordion. Tickets are $25.00 When: Sunday 28 September at 6.30 pm Where: Latvian Hall 4, Clark Street, Wayville For more information, contact byzmusic.association@gmail. com or Thomas Boravos 0401 477 877, John Saredakis 0419 932 555 or Nick Zissopoulos 0423 024 774 Association New United Villages of Florina invites its members and friends to their annual dance of Floriniotiki Pita. Entertaining the crowd will be DJ Jo Papas, and dance groups performing beautiful traditional dances of Florina. All are welcome. When: Saturday 27 September Where: Emerald Receptions, 213-215 Settlement Road, Thomastown. For more information and tickets, contact Tom Pappas on 0401 819 613 Lecture about Agia Sophia ACT The Australian National University (Canberra) Friends of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA) invite you to an illustrated lecture by Professor Sasha Grishin, ‘The most beautiful church in Christendom: the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul’. One of the greatest architectural monuments in the world, the church of Agia Sophia was originally built as the Byzantine Cathedral of Constantinople under Emperor Justinian in the sixth century. It remained the world's largest cathedral for almost a millennium and has frequently been described as the most beautiful church in Christendom. This lecture examines the architecture and the mosaic embellishments of Agia Sophia during the 900 years that it served as a Christian church before the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453. Sasha Grishin AM works as an art historian, art critic and art curator. He established the academic discipline of art history at the ANU in 1977, where he served as the Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History until he resigned at the end of 2013. When: Thursday 2 October at 8.00 pm Where: Aegean Room, Hellenic Club of Canberra, Woden For more information, contact Elizabeth Minchinph 02 6125 5106 a e Phototime.$4,000wasraisedfortheprovisionofquarantinesuppliesfortheOrthodoxMissionofSierraLeoneagainsttheEbolavirus.Over140communitymembersandfriendsgatheredtosupportFatherThemis’cause.Th e Hig hT e a f o rF a t h er Th e m i s ’ S ierr aL e on e m i ss i on prov e dtob e a g r e at s u ccess . Great friends.
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