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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 09 December 2017
WHAT’S 10 THE WEEKEND NEOS KOSMOS | SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER 2017 On VIC ALPHA AND OMEGA GREEK DANCE CLASSES The Alpha and Omega group is offering Greek dance lessons at the Olympian Society (317 Victoria Rd, Thornbury) every Friday night, with the next taking place on Friday 15 December at 7.00 pm. First lesson is free, and $2.00 for every lesson thereafter. NSW NAFPLIOS Hellenic Art Theatre presents the world premiere of Sydney playwright Helen Papafilipou’s Nafplios. Directed by Stavros Economidis, it follows the story of Nafplios who seeks revenge by sailing from Troy and leaving a trail of destruction. His last port is Ithaki where he brings ‘news’ of Odysseus to his loyal queen Penelope. Catch Nafplios in its final weekend, on until tomorrow, Sunday 10 December at Addison Road Community Centre (36/142 Addison Rd, Marrickville). To purchase tickets, visit hellenicarttheatre.com.au OPACIZE® LIVERPOOL CHRISTMAS PARTY CLASS Whether you made it to a couple of classes or all of them SA GREEK EVIA HOUSE NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION The Greek Society of Evia ia hosting a New Year’s Celebration on Sunday 31 December at Evia House (78A Woodville Rd, Woodville) from 7.30 pm-2.00 am with live Greek music from Jim Mountzouris from Enosis and his Parea, and 13 meze courses followed by a four-course dinner. Cost of attendance is $55 adults, $25 children 10-16, $10 children 5-9. For bookings call Sophia Gikas on 0409 798 936. CYPRUS FESTIVAL 2018 Adelaide’s free Cyprus Festival is on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 February at 6-8 Barrpowell Rd, Welland from 11.00 am - 11.30 pm. Presented by the Cyprus Community of South Australia, over the two days enjoy market stalls with delicacies including seftalies, koupes, and delicious halloumi cheeses, with wine, music, arts, and culture on show that will introduce festival-goers to the best of Cyprus. MALAKAS WITH ATTITUDE George Kapiniaris is back with a new one-hour show, one of his most controversial to date. The comedian pays tribute to the iconic malaka, giving a side-splitting solo performance at the Adelaide Fringe. Taking place at The Rhino Room (131 Pirie St, Adelaide) from 6-11 March and 13-17 March at 7.15 pm nightly. Visit georgekapiniaris.com or contact George on 0411854927 and firstname.lastname@example.org * If you know of any Greek events taking place across the country, including those organised by Greek syllogoi, please forward details to email@example.com WA FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON FOR THE HELLENIC VOICE OF WA, ELINIKI PALMI A fundraising Luncheon is being hosted at The Hellenic Club WA (75 Stirling St, Perth) on Sunday 14 January, 2018 from 12.00-5.00 pm for the Hellenic Voice of WA. A semi-formal event, attendance is $35.00 p.p. and includes a 3-course lunch with mezedes and souvla, live music by Tou Lambrou Oi Rembetes with Niko Karagiani and dancing by the Diaspora Greek Dance Group. There’ll also be lots of prizes up for grabs on the night. To book, contact Niki on 0450 458 862 or Lambros 0421 898 757. DIGITAL.NEOSKOSMOS.COM Take in the sights of Sydney Harbour while watching Platon performing live next month. PHOTO: MEL365.COM in 2017, OPACIZE® Liverpool is putting on one final festive night of fun and fitness for 2017 on Thursday 14 December at 7.15 pm. The cost is $10 casual entry and bring your little ones along for free and stay for a social drink and nibbles after class. Dress code: Christmas themed OPAgear with a best dressed prize to be won. For information, call Olivia on 0402 455 354. TROPICANA MYKONOS AUSTRALIAN TOUR Direct from Mykonos Tropicana, residents Argie and Terry will get you moving at the Ivy Pool on Tuesday 26 December playing the latest in Euro, electro, and progressive house and dance. Also heading Down Under to complete the Tropicana experience is MC Sasa (aka The King of Mykonos). Starting from 2.00 pm - 11.59 pm, spend Boxing Day lounging and dancing by the pool Mykonos-style. For tickets, visit moshtix.com.au SYDNEY HARBOUR CRUISE: PLATON LIVE For the first time, Greek singer songwriter Platon is heading to Australia. He will performing on the two-level Bella Vista in a cruise of the Sydney Harbour on Saturday 20 January. Also performing will be local and international DJs including DJ Andoni Arvanitakis, DJ Dimitri Deepend Velentzas, DJ Peter Chuchie Koulinos, DJ/MC Captain Kirk and guests. Enjoy a five-hour cruise with two levels of entertainment. Tickets are $130, and include finger food and buffet dinner. To book, call 0418 977 865.
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