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A tribute to Apostolos Kaldaras and Stavros Kougioumtzis

Steki Τaverna is bringing together some of its talented musicians to celebrate and pay tribute to two of Greece's finest composers. Apostolos Kaldaras is perhaps best known for his big success Νύχτωσε χωρίς φεγγάρι and Stavros Kougioumtzis is one of the most significant Greek music composers of the 20th century an was instrumental in George Dalaras’ early career.

Musical arrangements, vocals and electric guitar: Nikos Sousamidis. Vocals and guitar: Themis Ioakimidis. Bouzouki: John Zaharis and Serafim Bougiotis. Bass guitar: George  Nikolopoulos. 

Date: Thursday 4 April  + Wednesday 10 April

Time: 7.00 pm  

Venue:  Steki Taverna

              2 O’Connell St, Newtown

Tickets: $45 incl. dinner

Bookings: 0401 216 757

Language: Greek, English

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REBETIEN (Direct from Greece)

Rebetien is a group of four musicians who perform songs mostly from the rebetiko and the Greek traditional music repertoire, as well as compositions of their own.

Date: Friday 29 March

Time: 7pm

Venue: St George Auditorium
16 Montgomery Street, Kogarah

Tickets: $30 plus booking fee
9750 0440 or trybooking .com/471722

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Greeks. Romioi. Greek-Australians

Synopsis: Location and portrait photography by Yannis Dramitinos in Istanbul and Halki Theological College (Turkey), Nicosia old town (Cyprus), and Sydney (Australia). Primary themes: Hellenic identity, transforming landscapes, and the juxtaposition of the of secular and the religious, of youth and old age.

Date: Tuesday 19 March – Saturday 23 March

Time:     Tue: 11am-3pm

                Wed-Fri: 11am-6pm

                Sat: 11am-4pm

Venue: Kudos Gallery, 6 Napier St, Paddington

Tickets: Free

Language: English

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Promised Brides by Dr Panayota Nazou

Book Launch

The launch of the English edition of the highly successful book Νύφες με Προξενιό, by Dr Panayota Nazou. It presents the most systematic and coherent research so far into the phenomenon of ‘promised brides’ as practiced during the period of mass Greek migration to Australia between the years 1950 and 1975.

Date: Sunday 17 March

Time: 4.00 pm  

Venue: Beta Bar, Lvl 1, 238 Castlereagh St, Sydney

Tickets: Free

Language: English

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By Euripides & Directed by Stavros Economidis

In the ruins of their burning city, Queen Hebuca (Ekavi) and the women of Troy still mourning the slaughter of their husbands and sons, await enslavement and exile.

One of the greatest of all antiwar plays, it is a timeless mediation on the moments of individual choice that separate death and life, despair and hope, past and future.

Date: Friday & Saturday 8pm – Sunday 5pm

Venue: The Greek Theatre – Mantouridion

BLG 36 Addison Road, Community Centre
142 Addison Road, Marrickville

Tickets: $30 Adult & $25 Concession
Group discount 20% >12 tixBookings: 0413 989 007 or 9519 8104 – hellenicarttheatre.com.au

Language: Modern Greek (with English Surtitles)

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Alexander the Great: Truly Great?

Professor Ian Worthington, Professor of Ancient History at Macquarie University

The talk discusses one of the greatest figures from Greek history, who is still used for political and cultural ends. The common view is that Alexander deserved to be called “Great”, since he brought down the vast Persian Empire and opened up the Mediterranean world to the East like never before — and all before he was 33 years old. But how “Great” was he in reality?  I will discuss not only Alexander’s military genius and his legacy, but also his pitfalls, suggesting that it was his father Philip Ii who deserves to be called “The Great”, not his son.

Date: Thursday 14 March

Time: 7pm

Venue: The Theatrette, Parliament of NSW, Macquarie St, Sydney

Tickets: Free

Language: English

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A tribute to the partnership and love between two of Greece’s greatest singers, Stelios Kazantzidis and Marinella, in the 1950’s and 60’s, featuring their duets as husband and wife as well as their solo performances.

Date: Sunday 10 March

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville

Tickets: $30 + booking fee

9550 3666 or factorytheatre.com.au

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Eleonora Zouganeli and her band direct from Greece performing live
Date: Friday 1 March
Time: 7.00 pm

Venue: 444-446 Princes Hwy, Rockdale

Tickets: $65pm


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