From the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs: On the occasion of the celebration of the International Education Day and the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution, the General Secretariat of Higher Education of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic… Continue reading Reinforcing bridges between Greek Universities and the Greek Diaspora
December's programme of Greek theatrical performances live streamed from Poreia Theatre in Athens. It includes M. Karagatsis's "The Great Chimera", adapted by Stratis Paschalis and directed by Dimitri Tarlow, which has been sold out since it was first produced and more than 100.000 spectators have watched it in Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu and Brussels.
The friendly people of the Citizens Rights Project have asked us to share with you the following very useful information regarding the Settled Status arrangements for EU citizens living in the UK. Please do have a look as the deadline (30/06/2021) is looming. Information about the settled and pre-settled status within the EU Settlement Scheme… Continue reading EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) – Available Support For All – Requires Your Attention
A message from Jürgen Weidner, author of the "Mount Olympus Travel Guide". Dear friends of Greece, surely you are longing for the day when the travel restrictions will be lifted and you can travel safely to Greece again. In this case I would like to draw your attention to the beautiful region around Mount Olympus.… Continue reading Mount Olympus Travel Guide
Launching event of the online photo exhibition on the interaction between migrants from Southern Europe and local people in Edinburgh Sunday, 15 November 2020, 17:30 – 18:30 GMT, via Zoom Are Southern Europeans nothing more than super-spreaders of Covid-19 in Edinburgh? This photo exhibition challenges stereotypes that obstruct the contact between Southern Europeans and Scots.… Continue reading “Coming together: Southern Europeans and Scots in Edinburgh” Photo Exhibition: Launching Event
A fantastic opportunity for audiences worldwide to experience quality Greek theatrical performances. A means of building bridges and establishing a dialogue through that type of work with Greek and non-Greek speaking communities abroad. The first performance to be presented in real time live streaming is Junkermann, a true masterpiece of the Greek literature and a… Continue reading Live Streaming from Poreia Theatre in Athens, Greece
In partnership with the Float Trust, a charity providing financial support to people in Edinburgh, the Hellenic Community of Edinburgh can help by dispensing travel vouchers or can apply for people in need of grants.
Gabriela Ingle, 'Settled Scotland' Coordinator, talks to us about the free available support that the Citizens' Rights Project offers regarding the EU Settlement Scheme in the UK. Volunteers are needed too! For more information, please do go to citizensrightsproject.org
For those interested in Greek food & drink, HCE has produced a list of all the Greek bistros, cafes and restaurants that are based in Edinburgh. The list can be found here.