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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 18 October 2014
22 SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER 2014 Mihalis Hatzigiannis in Australia Back in Melbourne for a few shows only, Greece's pop legend Mihalis Hatzigiannis will perform at this year's Melbourne Festival, backed up by the amazing Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Hatzigiannis will perform at Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday 18 October at 8.00 pm. For more information, visit melbournefestival. com.au/mihalis In Sydney, Hatzigiannis will perform at the Enmore Theatre, on Saturday 25 October at 7.30 pm. For more information and tickets, visit www.enmoretheatre.com.au Matt Katsis tour Melbourne based singer and songwriter Matt Katsis is bringing an end to his round of spring solo shows, featuring his original songs and those of the artists who have influenced him. Katsis will perform on Sunday 19 October at Waterwheel Beach Tavern, Lake Tyers, 3.00 pm and on Saturday 15 November at Bendigo Crafts Beer Festival. For Matt Katsis' spring solo shows around Victoria, visit www.mattkatsis.com Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival Featuring over 40 Greek feature films, shorts and documentaries, the 21st Delphi Bank Greek Film Festival returns to Melbourne and Sydney, from 14 October to 2 November. For more information and full program of the festival in your city, visit www.palacecinemas. com.au or http:// greekfilmfestival.com.au 'Gods, Myths & Mortals' at the Hellenic Museum The exclusive exhibition of 201 Greek artefacts from Athens' Benaki Museum, spanning 8,000 years of history, is now on display at Melbourne's Hellenic Museum. The exhibition is now on at Hellenic Museum (280 William Street, Melbourne), Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. For more information, visit www.hellenic.org.au Orthodox icons in Ballarat The rich tradition of Eastern Orthodox spirituality will be celebrated in Ballarat as the exhibition 'EIKON: Icons of the Orthodox Christian World' opens from 18 October. The exhibition is on at Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm daily, till 26 January. For more information, visit www. artgalleryofballarat.com.au Charity dance for multiple sclerosis VICTORIA VICTORIA Held by Greek Youth to raise money for multiple sclerosis and Brainstorm, a Greek charity dance will be held on Saturday 1 November in Marrickville. Tickets: $65 adults, $35 children, with three-course meal, and unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks included. Entertaining the crowd will be Greek dancing groups, DJ, special guests Nikita Ellenis, Tommy Tsonis, and Harris the bouzoukli. When: Saturday 1 November at 7.00 pm Where: Westside Reception Lounge, 265 Illawarra Rd, Marrickville For more information and tickets, contact John on 0432 796 968 or Emanuel on 0410 553 608. Pre-sold tickets only. WHAT S ON Community Guide Ride to conquer cancer VICTORIA The Peter Mac Ride to Conquer Cancer, an epic 200km ride over two days throughout picturesque Victoria, will take place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October. With an all-Greek team, Con's Peddlers, taking part in the event for third year in a row, you can still donate to help the researchers at Peter Mac get some much needed funding and help with the fight against the cancer. Think of it as a history- making opportunity for you to do something big about cancer. Con's Peddlers team is currently amongst the top 10 fundraisers, having raised over $45,000. When: Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October For more information and to help Con's Peddlers raise more funds, visit http://bit.ly/1sJ1vDa Spirit of Soul fundraiser VICTORIA Spirit of Soul, a group formed by the late Katerina Tzikas to raise money for various cancer charities, is now back with another fundraiser. Featuring more dancing, more prizes, more fabulous people, while keeping with their 1920s theme, there will also be a Money Wheel and Blackjack table with play money. All proceeds will go to Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation and its music therapy department that helped Katerina Tzikas. Prizes will be given to the best dressed, so make an effort. When: Saturday 25 October, 7.30 pm until late Where: The Castle Hotel, 56 Courtney Street, North Melbourne Cost: $35 (adults), $10 (kids), drinks and snacks at bar prices To book tickets visit http:// bit.ly/1w8MFnE 2014 final lecture at the GOCMV VICTORIA The final lecture of the 2014 Greek History and Culture Seminars, hosted by the Greek Orthodox Community of Melbourne and Victoria, will be presented by Professor Nikos Papastergiadis (School of Culture & Communication, University of Melbourne). The lecture will be the first one to take place at the new Greek Community building. When: Tuesday 13 November at 7.00 pm Where: Greek Centre for Contemporary Culture, 168 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne For more information, visit www.greekcommunity.com. au or contact (03) 9662 2722 Halloween Party with Canberra youth ACT Join the Greek youth of the Australian Capital Territory as they gather for a masquerade at their Halloween Party. The event is hosted by the Hellenic Youth Club of Canberra. When: Friday 31 October at 7.00 pm Where: The Hellenic Club in the City, 13 Moore Street, Canberra For more information, contact (02) 6162-6777 Lawyers' end of year celebration The committee of Hellenic Australian Lawyers warmly invite you to attend their end of year celebration. The event will round off a momentous year for HAL with a fun night for members and friends to socialise. Entertainment will be provided by Mr Costas Kilias, barrister at law, actor at large and raconteur extraordinaire. Drinks and cocktail finger food will be provided. As places are limited, early registration is recommended. When: Friday 7 November at 6.00 pm for 6.30 pm start Where: The Hellenic Museum Courtyard Pavillion, 280 William Street, Melbourne Cost: $90 for HAL Members and $100 for non-members RSVP: 20 October 2014 Melbourne Cup Eve with Makedonikos horos VICTORIA The dance group of The Panmacedonian Association of Melbourne and Victoria invites you to attend their Makedonikos horos, featuring live Macedonian music with Melbourne's best musicians on Melbourne Cup Eve. Tickets are $60 for adults; $35 for children under 12, with a tavern style menu, beer, wine and soft drinks included. When: Monday 3 November Where: Coburg Church hall, 29 Victoria Street, Coburg For more information and tickets, contact Vasili 0432 021 Hellenic RSL commemorates Oxi Day VICTORIA The Hellenic sub-branch of the Returned & Services League of Australia (RSL) invites community members and friends to attend the event on 28 October, to honour all that served and died on this historic day for Greece, in 1940. The service will be conducted at the Church of St Eustathios, 211 Dorcas St, South Melbourne at 9.30 am. For the wreath laying service, meet at 12.00 pm at the corner of Birdwood and Anzac Ave, Domain Gardens. The wreath laying service will take place at 1.00 pm at the Shrine of Remembrance. The luncheon will follow at the Hellenic RSL sub branch memorial hall, 14A Ferrars Place, South Melbourne. When: Tuesday 28 October, from 9.30 am For more information, contact 03 9699 9844 Rebetiko CD launch VICTORIA The debut album by Melbourne musician Con Kalamaras, a suite of recordings showcasing traditional Greek rebetiko music from the 1920s and '30s, will be launched on 15 November in Northcote. The album features traditional works by Markos Vamvakaris and Vasillis Tsistanis. When: Saturday 15 November at 7.00 pm Where: Open Studio, 204 High Street, Northcote Entry is $8, concession $6 Greek Gig Guide As part of the Melbourne Festival, Greek pop star Mihalis Hatzigiannis will perform tonight at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl.
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