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The Weekend Neos Kosmos : 15 September 2018
WHAT’S 10 THE WEEKEND NEOS KOSMOS | SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2018 On VIC GREEK FOOD FEST Drown yourself in the delights of Greece this weekend with endless gyros, calamari, spanikopita and, of course, ouzo at the Greek Food Fest. Taking place at Welcome To Thornbury (520 High St, Northcote) on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 September, there’s a culinary line-up that’s sure to excite any foodie plus plenty of Grecian drink specials available over the bar! Free entry. ATM on site. Kids welcome until 8.00 pm. Dogs welcome all day and night. CHILDREN’S BOOK LAUNCH: I THINK I SWALLOWED BUTTERFLIES This Sunday 16 September catch the launch of Monika Athanasiou’s children’s book I Think I Have Swallowed Butterflies at 570 Victoria St, North Melbourne. Starting at 3.00pm, the book will be launched by teacher Effie Bindevis, illustrator Con Constantinou, and publisher George Athanasiou. Attendance free. GIORGOS XAIRETIS DIRECT FROM CRETE The Cretan Brotherhood of Melbourne & Victoria (148-150 Nicholson St, Brunswick East) is hosting Giorgos Xaire- NSW VIMATA 2018: GREEK DANCE WORKSHOP The Institute of Hellenic Dance & Culture is hosting a twoday Greek dance workshop on 6-7 October. Students will learn from teachers direct from Greece, including Gerasimos Logothetis who will focus on dances from the Ionian islands and Karpathos, Vasilios Aligiannis on Mykonos and Naxos, while Panagiotis Lalezas will be joined by interstate SA CATHERINE HOUSE INC. FUNDRAISING EVENT To help raise funds for Catherine House Inc, a charity that offers emergency housing to homeless women, a Latino and Greek mega taverna night is being hosted. Have fun while helping a good cause on Friday 2 November at Krystal Function Centre (7 Church St, Port Adelaide) at 6.30 pm. Dress to impress: black, red and white theme. Tickets $55.00 per person, mezze platters included. To book, visit trybooking.com DIMITRIA GREEK FESTIVAL The Pan Macedonian Federation of South Australia is proud to present the Dimitria Greek Festival 2018. Taking place on Saturday 24-Sunday 25 November at Kings Reserve, Torrensville, the two-day celebration of northern Greek, Macedonian culture and heritage is celebrating its 40th year with a reinvigorated and reimagined program featuring an exciting offering of authentic Greek food, music and drink. Attendance free. * 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 and local musicians to teach folk songs. Taking place at Beverly Hills Girls High School (Broadarrow Rd, Beverly Hills), tickets $80.00-$160.00. For more information and to book, visit greekdancing.com.au/events2018 GREEK STREET FAIR BURWOOD The annual Greek Street Fair Burwood is taking place on Sunday 11 November at Burleigh St, Burwood. Organised by volunteers of The Greek Orthodox Parish and Community of Burwood and District, from 11.00 am-4.00 pm it’s set to be a big celebration of Greek culture with music, dancing, food, market stalls, competitions, activities for children, and lots more. Free entry. tis direct from Crete on Saturday 6 October at 7.30 pm. Touring Australia for the first time, he will be supported by 5-piece band Iho Nyx from Sydney playing Cretan and Greek Laika. Tickets $65.00 Premium, $55.00 Standard, $35.00 Kids (under 15), meals included and drinks at bar prices. To book, visit http://www.greekdance.com.au/event/ sat-6-oct-xairetis-live/ ART EXHIBITION COSMOS BY TROY ARGYROS After a year of study in Italy at The Florence Academy of Art, artist Troy Argyros is showing his work in a new exhibition titled Cosmos. Opens on Friday 5 October at Melbourne Studio of Art (544 Glen Huntly Rd, Elsternwick) from 6.008.00pm. Free entry. AHEPA VICTORIA GREEK BUSH FIRE FUNDRAISER AHEPA Victoria is hosting a movie and after party event to raise funds for the victims of the Greek bush fires. Taking place on Sunday 11 November at 4.00-7.30 pm at Palace Cinema Como (Cnr Toorak Rd & Chapel St, South Yarra), attendees will be transported back to the golden era of Greek cinema with The Lady and the Tramp. The after party will follow in the Como foyer with live music by Antheas Rubies, drinks, food and an opportunity to catch up with friends. Tickets $40.00 Adults, $15.00 Students, includes movie, after party, one complimentary wine/beer/soft drink, and finger food. To book, visit trybooking.com. For enquiries, call Tasia Manos on (03) 9527 9053 or Maria Kavouris on 0407 369 998. AGAINST THE RUINS: PHOTOGRAPHS BY NELLY’S In a collaboration with Athens’ Benaki Museum, Against The Ruins: Photographs by Nelly’s is now on show at The Hellenic Museum (280 William St, Melbourne) until 3 February, 2019. Born in Aydin in late Ottoman Asia Minor, Nelly’s nee Elli Sougioultzoglou, had never travelled to Greece. So when she did, she went straight to the archaeological sites, documenting the antiquities and in turn acquainting herself with her ancestral roots. The exhibition explores the use of Greece’s ancient sites as a background setting, but most importantly, as a source of inspiration for her photographic oeuvre throughout the interwar period. Museum admission fees: $10.00 Adult, $5.00 Concession, Children six and under free. For more info, visit https://www.hellenic.org.au/nellys DIGITAL.NEOSKOSMOS.COM Catch the Greek Street Fest at Welcome to Thornbury this weekend.
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