Get together for OXI Day
Dear friends, come to Kennedy’s pub
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.
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
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.
1940-2020 80 Years OXI Day
The Hellenic Community of Ireland is organising an online event to mark the resistance of Greece to the Italian forces on 28th October 1940.
The Greek poet and academic Dr Natasha Remoundou will read pieces from Nikos-Gavriil Pentzikis, Primo Levi and Hannah Ardent about that period.
- Historian Mr Fergus D’Arcy will answer questions about the 2nd world war in Ireland,
- The president of the anti war movement in Ireland Mr Michalis Youlton will explain the influence of that movement at that time,
- Scholar and ex-diplomat Mr Paddy Sammon will tell us about Irish neutrality.
- Mr Pantelis Goularas who is the Irish representative of the Irish branch of the International Society of Friends Nikos Kazantzakis will talk to us about Nikos Kazantzakis at that time.
- Mr. David Howley will read poetry by Odysseas Elytis.The event will be live broadcasted be on 28th October 2020 at 7:30 pm.
The Hellenic Community of Ireland is presenting a live streaming concert by Iordanis Sidiropoulos.
Feeling the mood and the beauty of this autumn, iordAnis Sidiropoulos is performing live his first piano album called “As the Leaves Fall”. The album was released in 2019. It is an album full of autumn vibes and vibes of
rebirth and renaissance. Find more information on the album here: https://iordanismusic.com/as-theleaves-fall
Official Website: https://iordanismusic.com/
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/iordAnisMusic
Buy music: https://iordanismusic.bandcamp.com/
The event will be live broadcasted be on Friday 30th October 2020 at 7:30 pm.
Culture Night Friday 18th Spetember 2020
On the occasion of Culture night 2020, the Hellenic Community of Ireland is presenting two on-line events:
Thermopylae and Salamina
At 6:00 pm please follow the link
Students of Greek School of Ireland are reading poems on the 2.500 from the famous battles in Thermopylae and Salamina in 480 BC
Melina Mercouri’s Songs
At 7:30pm please follow the link
https://www.facebook.com/helleniccommunityofireland/posts/656111198633082 to celebrate Melina Mercouri’s 100th birth anniversary.
Greek music performed by Iordanis Sidiropoulos. Iordanis is a young Greek compser/song writer and performer that lives in Ireland since 2017. Iordanis is going to play Melina’s songs as well as some of his own compositions.
‘Try a new language’
‘Try a new language’ event on Culture Night. Greek will be taught at the following times – 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm and 8.30pm.
Please pre -book to participate to the Greek language event where the Greek language is being tought for the first time on culture night!
Ulysses of Dublin
Ulysses of Dublin
To celebrate Bloomsday on 16 June 2020, the Hellenic Community of Ireland is presenting “Ulysses of Dublin” online.
Paddy Sammon will talk about the Greek influences on Joyce’s Ulysses.
Fran O’Rourke will discuss James Joyce’s relationship with music and present some of the songs the writer loved and incorporated into his writings.
Polymnia Drakopoulou will present an extract from The Sirens, the most musical episode of Joyce’s Ulysses.
The event will be in the Greek language
Η Ελληνική κοινότητα Ιρλανδίας, με ευκαιρία το Bloomsday, παρουσιάζει την Τρίτη 16 Ιουνίου 2020 την διαδικτυακή εκδήλωση " Ο Οδυσσέας του Δουβλίνου".Ο Paddy Sammon θα μιλήσει για τον Οδυσσέα του Τζέιμς Τζόις και το ελληνικό στοιχείο. Ο Fran O'Rourke θα αναφερθεί στη σχέση του Τζόις με τη μουσική και θα ακουστούν τραγούδια εμπνευσμένα από τον συγγραφέα. Η Πολύμνια Δρακοπούλου θα διαβάσει απόσπασμα της Οδύσσειας του Τζόις. Η εκδήλωση θα γίνει στα ελληνικά. To celebrate Bloomsday on 16 June 2020, the Hellenic Community of Ireland is presenting "Ulysses of Dublin" online.Paddy Sammon will talk about the Greek influences on Joyce's Ulysses. Fran O'Rourke will discuss James Joyce's relationship with music and present some of the songs the writer loved and incorporated into his writings.Polymnia Drakopoulou will present an extract from The Sirens, the most musical episode of Joyce's Ulysses.The event will be in the Greek language.
Posted by Hellenic Community of Ireland on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
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Dear members and friends,
You are cordially invited to the celebrations of 28th October 1940 that is going to take part on Sunday 27th October at 14:30 at the Emmet Community Development Project, Usher Street, The Liberties, Dublin 8.
Celebrations include reciting of poems from students in our school and handing over of the certificates of attainment in modern Greek.
We would like to remind you that the mid term break is between Monday 28th October till Sunday 3rd November.
Classes will start again on Monday 4th November.
4th Dublin Greek Film Festival
Η Ελληνική Κοινότητα Ιρλανδίας
στηρίζει ως χορηγός το 4ο Φεστιβάλ Ελληνικού Κινηματογράφου που διεξάγεται στο Δουβλίνο από τις 18 έως τις 21 Οκτωβρίου και προωθεί στα μέλη και τους φίλους της,το αναλυτικό πρόγραμμα του Φεστιβάλ.
The 4th Dublin Greek Film Festival will kick off with the pre – festival screening of the movie ‘While You Live, Shine’ (2017) directed by Paul Duane. This mesmerising film uses its swirling music & beautifully choreographed camerawork to delve into the human need for communal experience through music and dance, as shown in the ancient ‘panegyri’ of Epirus in Northern Greece, a three-day festival of ecstatic music & dancing. The screening will take place at Chester Beatty on Saturday October 13 at 6pm followed by Q&A with Paul Duane and a wine reception sponsored by Gaia Wines. There is a limited number of tickets available for the Chester Beatty Members; please book here.