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March 2019
$25

Karnavali 2019

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - March 3 @ 1:00 am
Dormition of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 29 Central St.
Somerville, MA United States
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Join the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon for Karnavali, an annual night of music, dancing, and regional folk traditions in celebration of Apokries, the Greek carnival season. This year, we invite everyone to dance with us around the Gaitanaki. Dancers weave colorful ribbons around a pole to celebrate the turning of the seasons. REVMA will play a variety of Greek dance favorites joined by acclaimed clarinetist Lefteris Bournias, founder and leader of New York City’s Apollo Orchestras. Costumes are encouraged. Raffle prizes have…

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Greek Music Education Program: Lefteris Bournias

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA United States
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Improvisational Techniques in Asia Minor & Aegean Clarinet Music Utilizing Makam Lefteris Bournias Aaron Copland School of Music Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USD Entire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125. Pay securely via Paypal using the button above (at checkout, you will have the option of selecting the total number of sessions you wish to register for.)…

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Greek Music Education Program: Beth Bahia Cohen

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA United States
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The Violin and Bowed Strings of Greece Beth Bahia Cohen Berklee College of Music & Tufts University Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USD Entire series $125.00 USD Beth Bahia Cohen plays traditional Greek music on the violin and various lyras.  She has learned from and performed with many violinists and lyra players in Greece:  Vangelis Zagoraios of Andros, Yiorgos Bellis of Kythnos, Manolis Manouras and Yiorgos Avissinos of Crete, and more.  She has performed with New York dance groups…

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Greek Music Education Program: Panayotis League

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA United States
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Music and Oral Poetry of Kalymnos Island Panayotis League Harvard University Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USD Entire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125. Pay securely via Paypal using the button above (at checkout, you will have the option of selecting the total number of sessions you wish to register for.) Panayotis (Paddy) League is at the forefront of…

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2019 General Assembly Meeting

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Greek-American Political Club, 288 Green St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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The General Assembly is an annual meeting open to all members of the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon in good standing. We will update you on our activities since our last annual meeting, hold elections and approve the annual budget, and discuss ideas for upcoming programs. Refreshments will be served and parking is available for a reasonable rate in the Green Street Parking Garage next to the GAPC. If you have not renewed your 2018 membership dues or would like to become a new member, please…

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Greek Music Education Program: Chris Pantazelos

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA United States
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Greek Stringed Instruments: History and Construction Chris Pantazelos Luthier, Spartan Instruments Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USD Entire series $125.00 USD The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable by cash/check.) You can also pre-register for the entire series at a discounted rate of $125.  Pay securely via Paypal using the button above (at checkout, you will have the option of selecting the total number of sessions you wish to register for.) The goal of the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon…

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Greek Music Education Program: Vasilis Skoulas

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Maliotis Cultural Center, 50 Goddard Ave.
Brookline, MA United States
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Cretan Music and the Cretan Lyra Vasilis Skoulas Lyra player & singer Type of Registration Single session $25.00 USD Entire series $125.00 USD Vasilis Skoulas will present a workshop on Cretan music and the Cretan lyra. He will be accompanied by two laouto players and one mandolin player, all from Crete. This session is presented in collaboration with the Pancretan Association of America “Rathamanthus-Ide” Chapter of Boston, Inc. The pre-registration fee is $25 per individual session, or $30 at the door (payable…

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April 2019
Free

25th Annual Greek Independence Day Parade of Boston

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lenox Hotel, 61 Exeter Street at Boylston
Boston, MA United States
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Flier for Boston Greek Independence Day Parade 2019

Come join us on Sunday for the the annual Boston Greek Independence Day Parade commemorating Greece’s march to freedom which began on March 25th, 1821. The 2019 Boston Greek Parade will end at the corner of Exeter and Boylston Street with the EU flag in front of Lenox Hotel in Boston Massachusetts. If you have any questions about the Boston Greek Parade, please contact the organizers of the Boston Greek parade, the Federation of Hellenic-American Societies of New England, by phone at…

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Free

Boston Marathon Wreath Ceremony

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Massachusetts State House, The Great Hall, 24 Beacon St.
Boston, MA United States
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The Consul General of Greece in Boston Mr. Stratos Efthymiou and the Alpha Omega Council cordially invite you to the annual presentation of the traditional olive wreaths from Greece to the Boston Athletic Association for the crowning of the victors of the BAA Boston Marathon. Women of the Boston Lykeion Ellinidon will participate in the ceremony by presenting the wreaths, dressed in the all-white attire that symbolized the elegance of the priestesses (ιέρειες) of Ancient Greece. For more information: http://www.alphaomegacouncil.org/events/the-alpha-omega-council/ http://www.ekathimerini.com/239217/article/ekathimerini/community/greeces-consulate-in-boston-to-hold-annual-marathon-wreath-ceremony-on-april-11

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Dance Saturdays at the Sanctuary: HOROS: Traditional Greek Dance

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, 400 Harvard St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Dance Saturdays continues Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre's signature style of presenting “dance up-close” with an expanded vision and format. Upon entering the Sanctuary, audiences will be immersed in an in-depth cultural and artistic experience as a way to further explore the provocative and sometimes hidden worlds of ten different dance forms. Presented as a celebration of dance, the performances by leading dance artists from the Greater Boston area will be accompanied by a culturally rich dance party ambiance with music, visual…

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