Get together for OXI Day

Dear friends, come to Kennedy’s pub
(https://maps.app.goo.gl/BWXLHmdFjnyJL46X9?g_st=ic)
at 13:30 on Sunday 6th November to mark the occasion of OXI Day 1940.
Please book with the link below. Ticket includes choice of food from two main dishes and five salads. Greek live music by our beloved couple Sophia and Santiago. Please book by Tuesday 1st November.
https://hellenic-members.org/product-category/oxi-day-event/

Enrollment 22-23

Dear students and/or parents/guardians,

We welcome you to the new school year 2022-23 which marks the 20th anniversary of our school. Our students got excellent marks in both, the Leaving Certificate as well as in the Ellinomathia exams. We take this opportunity to thank and congratulate their teachers and most importantly themselves and their parents/guardians. 
Please see below the year plan. We made it taking into account last year’s timetable and including this year’s up to date changes as we know them. Please proceed with your registration (if you haven’t done so yet) in order to see if we have to add other classes or to change the timetable. The programme will get finalised the first week 5-10 September after you meet your teacher and the classes will start with their final timetable on 12th September.  
 
Best Regards
 
Timetable:
  • Class Junior Infants  Saturday 3:00pm – 5:00pm  Ms. Maria Tsioumani (21-22 Preschool  3-5 Ms. Eleni Bakali)
  • Class Senior Infants Saturday  10:00am – 12:00pm Ms. Maria Tsioumani (21-22 Preschool  10-12 Ms. Eleni Bakali)
  • Class A Saturday  12:30pm – 2:30pm Ms. Maria Tsioumani (21-22 Preschool12:30-2:30 Ms. Eleni Bakali)
  • Class B1 Thursday 6:15 pm – 7:15pm (on-line) & Saturday 10:00am. – 11:00am  (hybrid) Ms. Evi Filea (21-22 A1 Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class C1-ONLINE Tuesday 5:00 pm – 6:00pm & Thursday 5:00pm – 6:00pm  Ms. Evi Filea  (21-22 B1 & B2 Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class C2  Tuesday 5:00pm-6:00pm (online) & Saturday 3:15pm- 4:15pm (in-class) Ms. Vasiliki Lampridou (21-22 B1 & B2 Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class D1 Thursday 7:30pm-8:30pm (online) &Saturday 11:15am – 12:15pm (in-class) Ms. Evi Filea (21-22 C1 & C2 Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class D2-ONLINE Tuesday 4:15pm – 5:15μ.μ & Thursday 4:15pm – 5:15pm Ms. Eleftheria Skafida (21-22 C1 & C2 Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class E1 Thursday 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (on-line) & Saturday 1:45 pm – 2:45pm (in-class hybrid) Ms. Vasiliki Lambridou (21-22 D’ Ms. Xanthi Bakogianni)
  • Class E2 – ONLINE Monday 5:00pm – 6:00pm & Wednesday 5:00pm – 6:00pm Ms. Eleftheria Skafida (21-22 E1 Ms. Eleftheria Skafida) 
  • Class F Thursday Saturday 3:00 pm – 5:00pm (in-class hybrid) Ms. Vasiliki Lambridou
  • Class EL1 – ONLINE Monday 6:15pm – 7:15pm & Wednesday 6:15pm – 7:15pm Ms. Eleftheria Skafida (21-22 E2 Ms. Eleftheria Skafida) 
  • Class EL-C1(Ελληνομάθεια Γ1) Monday 4:30pm-5:30pm and Wednesday 5-6  Ms. Vasiliki Lambridou (21-22 EL1′ Ms. Eleftheria Skafida) 
  • Class LC (Leaving cert) Saturday 11:00am- 1:00pm Ms. Elisavet Leoutsakou 
  • Class EN2- ONLINE Monday and Wednesday  5:50pm – 6:35pm  Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula (21-22 Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula)
  • Class EN3- ONLINE Monday and Wednesday  5:00pm – 5:45pm  Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula (21-22 Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula)
  • Class EN4A- ONLINE Monday and Wednesday  6:45pm – 7:45 pm  Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula (21-22 Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula)
  • Class EN4B- ONLINE Tuesday and Thursday  7:00pm-8:00pm  Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula (21-22 Ms. Kiki Kreatsoula)
ADULTS’ CLASSES 
  • Class AD1 Thursday 6:30pm – 8:30pm Mr. Paddy Sammon 
  • Class AD2 Tuesday 6:00pm – 8:00pm Mr. Paddy Sammon (21-22 AD1)
  • Class AD3 Friday 6:30pm – 8:30pm Mr. Paddy Sammon (21-22 AD2)
  • Class AD4 Tuesday 6:30pm – 8:30pm Ms. Evi Filea (21-22 AD3) 
  • Class AD5Wednesday  6:30pm – 8:30pm Ms. Vassiliki Lampribou (21-22 AD4) 
  • Class AD6 Thursday  6:30pm – 8:30pm Ms. Vassiliki Lampribou (21-22 AD5)
Enrollment links
Young students
Adults

The Liberties Festival

The Hellenic Community of Ireland is honoured to take part to one of the oldest festivals in Ireland, The Liberties Festival:
https://thelibertiesfestival.com/

The Liberties Festival
The Liberties Festival is one of Ireland’s oldest festivals. From modest beginnings in 1970 it has grown to become a highlight of the summer in Dublin with a series of family-friendly, sporting and community events, and an exciting multi-cultural and arts programme.
thelibertiesfestival.com
On Saturday 3/9/2022 teachers of our Greek School will present Greek language and mythology to children of all ages.
Paddy Sammon will tell how Brendan Behan’s boyhood song about Michael Collins, ‘The Laughing Boy’, took on a new life in Greece, where it is still sung to the music of Greece’s greatest composepr, Mikis Theodorakis.
Liberties based talented artist Konstantina Karagianni, will help you paint Greek themes. Join us from 3-4pm at ID8 Studio.

On Sunday 4/9/2022 between 2 and 3 pm at St Audoen’s Park, members of the Hellenic Community of Ireland Dancing group will ask people of any age to join them in traditional Greek dancing.

Greek bites will be provided by Yeeros and Filo pastry to enrich the Greek experience at iD8 studio 11-13 Thomas street between 14:00 and 15:00 hours on Sunday 4th September.

Come and join one of the oldest Communities in Ireland.

From Homer to Joyce

Η Ελληνική Κοινότητα Ιρλανδίας, με αφορμή την παγκόσμια μέρα Ελληνικής γλώσσας εγκαινίασε την σειρά ανάγνωσης του Οδυσσέα του James Joyce και την διδασκαλία της Ελληνικής Γλώσσας με τα Ελληνικά που έμαθε ο Τζόις. H εκδήλωση πραγματοποιήθηκε στις 9 Φεβρουαρίου στο Sweny’s Pharmacy.

Greek Christmas carols

Mary Jones sings Greek Christmas carols. The recording is an extract from the online Christmas event of the Greek School of Ireland on 19th December 2021. Mary is an adult student.

 

On-line performance “Stories of Having to Leave our Country”

The Applied Theatre Company Ψ invites you at 15.00 hours (Irish time) on Sunday December 19th to tell and narrate your own story, as well as follow the stories of your compatriots, through the Internet zoom platform, on the subject of “Stories of Having to Leave our Country” for the Hellenic Community of Ireland.

With the help of the co-ordinator, those of the participants who wish to can tell their story related to the reasons behind their decision to leave Greece. The co-ordinator transfers the material narrated by the participants to the actors of the group through whom the (re)production begins.

We believe that this networked meeting will constitute a new and interesting artistic experience for many of you.

The ZOOM link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83737196631

A tribute to Mikis Theodorakis

School year 2021-2022

Dear students and parents / guardians,
As we are approaching the end of what has been a challenging school year, we would like to extend our wishes for a pleasant summer. We would like to thank you for your support during the year and we wish all our students, especially those of the leaving certificate best of luck in their results and goals.
Please note that the Greek Ellinomatheia Certification exams, to be held in October 2021, enrolment is open till 28th June 2021.
We would also like to advise that due to the specific Covid restrictions and various student needs and requirements, the lessons from the new school year 2021-2022 will be carried out in a hybrid manner. This  means that students will attend online and when conditions allow restrictions to be eased, a certain number of students may physically attend in class.  All students are going to be able to retain online attendance.

You can enrol following via the specific website  Hellenic Community of Ireland – Membership section (hellenic-members.org)
We invite you to enroll as soon as possible, until 25th July. This will help us to finalise the timetable and order the needed educational material. A draft timetable is available upon request
The classes will commence the week Monday 6th September 2021.
The contribution for the school year 2021-2022 is: 

  • 1 underage student €290.00 one-off or 10 monthly instalments  €30.00 
  • 2 underage students €490.00 one-off or 10 monthly instalments  €50.00  
  • 3 underage student €650.00 one-off or 10 monthly instalments  €66.00 
  • Adult student €350.00 one-off or 10 monthly instalments €36.00 

Educational material is not included in the pricing above. 
Private lessons can be arranged.

Greek examinations May 2021

Dear candidates

The uncertain evolution of the pandemic the redefinition of our initial planning and postponement of the May 2021 examinations.

The new examination period is set in October 2021, from 4 to 7/10/2021.

The October 2021 exam dates are as follows:

Επίπεδα

Ημερομηνίες εξετάσεων

Α1 (για παιδιά 8-12 ετών)

Στοιχειώδης Γνώση

Δευτέρα 04 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (πρωί)

Α1 (για εφήβους και ενηλίκους)

Δευτέρα 04 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (πρωί)

Γ2

Άριστη Γνώση

Δευτέρα 04 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (μεσημέρι)

A2 & Α2 για επαγγελματικούς σκοπούς

Βασική Γνώση

Τρίτη 05 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (πρωί)

Γ1

Πολύ Καλή Γνώση

Τρίτη 05 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (μεσημέρι)

Β1

Μέτρια Γνώση

Τετάρτη 06 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (πρωί)

Β2

Καλή Γνώση

Πέμπτη 07 Οκτωβρίου 2021 (πρωί)

Registrations

Από 1 έως 28 Ιουνίου 2021

The above dates will be posted on the website:

 http://www.greek-language.gr/certification/node/15.html.

 Any candidate who wishes, can request a refund of the exams.

5th Greek Business & Arts Festival

Welcome to the 5th Greek Business and Arts Festival, organised by the Hellenic Community of Ireland, which will be taking place online, under the Covid regulations. The Festival will present a wide range of activities connected in every conceivable way with Greece, Cyprus and Ireland. It will be held, using live interviews and videos, on the weekend of 10th & 11th April, from 19:30 to 21:00 each evening, on the website and FaceBook page of the Community. 
 
A very special treat is the participation of Ms Tina Koumarianos as presenter of the Festival.
 
How to watch it: https://hellenic-members.org https://www.facebook.com/HCI.
 
What will it include?
 
Live interviews with participants. 
Short video presentations of their activities.
Greek music.

Participants: 

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