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Book Presentation – Venice

Thursday October 30, at 17:00, HFC–Trieste presents the new Modern Greek-Italian Dictionary, published by Zanichelli Publishers.
The presentation will take place in Venice in the Aula Magna of Ateneo Veneto, Campo San Fantin, 1897. This presentation is jointly made between the Ateneo Veneto, The Greek Embassy in Rome, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, and the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies, Venice.

HFC–Nicosia Opening

HFC is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch in Nicosia, Cyprus on October 26, 2014.

The opening will be celebrated with 5 days of cultural events:

October 26 at 20:30: Dance performance by the dance theatre Roës – Keep Greece in Your Soul – at the Strovolos Municipal Theatre.

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Alekos Levidis – Berlin

HFC–Berlin is currently showing the work of Alekos Levidis, a painter born in Athens in 1944. Alekos Levidis studied painting in Paris and architecture in Genf. He has had numerous solo and group shows.

Please come by if you are in Berlin. The exhibition is open Monday through Friday: 14:00-20:00 on Mondays and Thursdays, 11:00 to 17:00 the remaining days, until November 7.

European Comics Festival – Bucharest

The European Comics Festival is up and running in Bucharest at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2-4 Izvor Street until 2 November. HFC-Bucharest is presenting the Greek graphic novel author Apostolis Ioannou with his work The Village. Stop by if you are in town.

66th Frankfurt International Book Fair

Greek stand by Beetroot at the 66th International Frankfurt Book Fair, 2014. HFC.
Greek stand by Beetroot at the 66th International Frankfurt Book Fair, 2014. HFC.

The HFC is representing Greece at the Frankfurt Book Fair, October 9-12. This is a new endeavor for the HFC, since the recent merger of EKEVI and HFC, and the experience and dedication of the EKEVI staff has been invaluable. The stand is designed by Beetroot, and we present the following program under the headline Greece – Books and Ideas:

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