Κυριακή, 5 Αυγούστου 2012

Press Conference - Ilias Iliadis & Vasiliki Vougiouka / Photos by Aleksandra Karpowicz










Anastasia Zannis Concert - Photos by Aleksandra Karpowicz





Sisyphus by Ioannis Melissanidis - Photos by Aleksandra Karpowicz

Ioannis Melissanidis, the youngest gold Olympic medallist in the history of men’s gymnastics presented the performance of Sisyphus, a play by Beckett, at the House of Hellenes. Ioannis has chosen this particular play because of its theme and how it relates to Greece. The performace is inspired by the silent films of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.









Πέμπτη, 2 Αυγούστου 2012

Press Release

Good morning, it’s an Olympian Day Today!



Firstly, I would like to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Ilias Iliadis for his bronze medal in Judo yesterday, and Vassiliki Vougiouka for her fifth Olympic position and victory in fencing.  It is a huge success deserving each and everyone's recognition to their and their team's efforts.  The official press conference for Ilias Iliadis's and Vassiliki Vougiouka’s Olympic victories will take place at 4pm at the House of Hellenes. We look forward to greeting them, their co-athletes and Olympians that will join, the National Olympic Team Head and executives, the Hellenic Olympic Committee President and team, HOC's sponsors, officials and media representatives to celebrate this important and inspirational victory.


Today is yet another busy at the House of Hellenes! At 12pm, the Panhellenic Exporters Association will host a presentation of Greek Exports Financing and will give an overview on the export business and how this can assist in the economic recovery of the country. Mrs.Christina Sakellaridis, PEA President, will also provide answers on how can Greek exporters be assisted to continue with their already great work!
In the evening, Ioannis Melissanidis, the youngest gold Olympic medallist in the history of men’s gymnastics will entertain us with his performance of Sisyphus, a play by Beckett. Ioannis has chosen this particular play because of its theme and how it relates to Greece. The performance will start promptly at 7pm.
Tomorrow at 10 am we will be hosting BHCC's core event, and the House of Hellenes last event in London 2012. An open discussion titled “Can Greece Turn Around? If yes, How & When?” Distinguished panelists Vicki Pryce, City economist and former joint head of the UK Governement Economic Service, Elena Panaritis former IMF and World Bank economist specialising in structural reforms, former MP and CEO-founder of the Panel Group, Thanos Vambakidis, European G10 FX Strategy at the the Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Ljubomir Dragicevic, National – Alamo Greece, Country Manager and distinguished market representatives will join Harris Ikonomopoulos, BHCC President in an open discussion that welcomes anyone who supports or challenges Greece's and Eurozone's ability to do so.
Looking forward to your participation. The House of Hellenes is, as always was, open to the world entire.
Harris Ikonomopoulos
President
British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce