Recent Events ... continued
Lecture by Professor Theodore Scaltsas, director of the “Archelogos Projects”, organised by the Edinburgh University Greek Alumni Association in collaboration with ELIAMEP and supported by the BGS
“Seminar on Sustainable Development” at the British Ambassador’s Residence, organised by the British Embassy and supported by the BGS. The entire proceedings were shown live via a TV feed with a link from the BGS website
“Picasso, Suite 347” Exhibition of Engravings, private viewing and reception in Thessaloniki – BGS Northern Greece Branch
“Spring Music Festival” - a series of 6 concerts (from 26 March up to 7 May) organised under the artistic direction of BGS member Christina Antoniadou at St Paul’s Anglican Church and with the support of the BGS
“City University Alumni Reception” at the Athens Hilton supported by the BGS
“Kingston University Alumni Annual Reception” in Athens supported by the BGS
- “Midsummer Garden Party” to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the BGS at the British Embassy Residence - see "PHOTO GALLERY"
- “50th Anniversary Summer Garden Party” at the “Casa Bianca” in Thessaloniki – BGS Northern Greece Branch
- “Newcomers Meetings” throughout the year in Athens and Thessaloniki
"50th Anniversary Celebratory Dinner and Disco Party" at the British Embassy Residence - see PHOTO GALLERY
Lecture by Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith at the Megaron, Athens Concert Hall supported by the BGS
“Jazz for President” at the Penthouse Lounge Bar, President Hotel
Changing the “face” of Penteli Mountain. The biggest re-afforestation project organised by SKAI and the Society for the Protection and Regeneration of the Penteli Mountain. The BGS participated officially and supported this event, see PHOTO GALLERY
Reception to welcome our Patron the new British Ambassador, Dr. David Landsman OBE, at the “Kapodistriakon Club” (Kostis Palamas building), see PHOTO GALLERY
The BGS was invited and participated in the ECOWEEK 2009 International Conference & Workshops (March 31 - April 6).
CONFERENCE: "KIFISSOS..."the Athens river" project was presented at: Papasotiriou bookstore and at the ATHINAIS.
WORKSHOPS: BGS president Vassilis Zotos and Constantine Vakiris (architect and urban designer) supported by Simon Rackham (landscape architect), both members of the BGS, led one of the workshops.The interdisciplinary workshops dealt with the former site of the international airport of Athens at Hellinikon.