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“European Day of Languages” (24-29/9/2011) – Greek events organized by the Press Office

The Press Office of the Greek Embassy in Warsaw once again participated in “European Day of Languages 2011” events, that took place in Warsaw from 24 till 29 September and aimed to inform Poles about the cultural and linguistic heritage of European countries.

Organizers were over eighteen countries, members of EUNIC Cluster Warsaw (European Union National Institutes of Culture), among them the Press Office of the Greek Embassy, cultural institutes and embassies of European countries, as well as  other institutions such as the European Commission Representation in Poland, the European Parliament Communication Office in Poland, the Polish Foundation for the Development of the Educational System, the University of Warsaw etc.
The program (www.edj.waw.pl) consisted of demo language lessons, seminars, European film festival, theatre workshops, city game, language picnic etc.
The Greek program of the events included:
Demo lesson of Greek language, that took place in the Institute of Foreign Languages of the University of Warsaw on the 27th of September, as part of the demo-lessons of  languages and cultures of the participating countries.
Greek info stand, which was set in the University Campus of the Old Library of the University of Warsaw and provided touristic information on the 27th September from 9 am until 3 pm.
The film “The Trojan Women” directed by Michael Cacoyannis (1971) was shown at the Russian Cultural Institute on the 29th September, during the film festival organized in the Russian Cultural Institute (26-29 September) and the cinema Alchemia (25th September):
A wide range of other events were organized during the week (24-29 September): a two-day conference “Language Competences for Professional and Personal Success inEurope”, entertainment activities, theatre workshops, city games, competitions on a special website. This year`s project attracted many students and other visitors and it can be considered as a perfect opportunity to experience the Greek language and culture.

Προβολή της ταινίας “Τρωάδες” του Μιχάλη Κακογιάννη (Ρωσικό Πολιτιστικό Ινστιτούτο, 29/9/2011) – Εκδήλωση Γραφείου Τύπου Βαρσοβίας

Το Γραφείο Τύπου της Ελληνικής Πρεσβείας Βαρσοβίας προσκαλεί στην προβολή της ταινίας “Τρωάδες” του σκηνοθέτη Μιχάλη Κακογιάννη στις 29 Σεπτεμβρίου, ώρα 13.00 μμ., στο Ρωσικό Πολιτιστικό Ινστιτούτο (RONIK, ul. Belwederska 25).
Η ταινία θα προβληθεί στην αγγλική γλώσσα με ελληνικούς υπότιτλους.

Biuro Prasowe Ambasady Republiki Greckiej w Warszawie zaprasza na pokaz filmu “Kobiety Troi” w reżyserii Michalisa Kakogiannisa, który zostanie wyświetlony dnia 29 września o godz. 13:00 w Rosyjskim Ośrodku Kultury (RONIK, ul. Belwerderska 25).
Pokaz filmu po angielsku z grecką wersją napisów.

Cacoyannis Foundation: A new Cultural Centre

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias and Cyprus President Demetris Christofias officially inaugurated on March 9, the “Michael Cacoyannis Foundation,” housed in an Athens downtown building.
The Foundation’s building is designed to serve as a cultural centre for performing arts and is meant to preserve Cacoyannis oeuvre for future generation.
The official inauguration is to be followed by a series of events, including a costume and photography exhibition from Cacoyannis’s work for the cinema, opera and theatre.
Cypriot-born Michael Cacoyannis is the director of world acclaimed films, among which Stella, Electra, Zorba the Greek and The Trojan Women
Athens News (5.3.2010) Cacoyannis’ cultural centre