Events

The University of Athens in collaboration with the University of Cyprus organized anti-occupational events for Cyprus, in Messinia, Attika and in Schino dedicated to the victims of the Turkish invasion in Cyprus, with the participation of the Dance Group of the University of Cyprus.


The Dance Group of the University of Cyprus during the event.


Professor Andreas Voskos during his speech.


The Dance Group of the University of Cyprus during their guided tour in the Centre For Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


General view of the theater.


General view of the theater.

Residents of the area and many visitors had the opportunity to attend the event where they enjoyed traditional Cypriot dances and songs.

The Committee of Athens University for Cyprus in co operation with the University of Cyprus organised manifestations in various places of Greece in order to promote the Cultural Heritage and the National Issue of Cyprus. On Wednesday 18th July, 2012 the dancing group of the University under the leadership of Professor Andreas Voskos presented traditional songs and dances at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


The students of the Dancing group of the University of Cyprus.


Traditional dances from Cyprus.


The founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation Mr. Damianos Constantinou ,Member of the Greek Parliament Mr Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Professor Andreas Voskos.

Among the distinguished guests were Mr. Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Mr. Thalis Mylonas president of the Institute of Inter-Balkan relations.

On Saturday 23rd June, 2012 a student delegation of the American Hellenic Institute visited the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.

The students accompanied by the president of AHI Mr. Nick Larigakis, enjoyed the tour and they exchanged in dialogue views and perspectives regarding U.S. relations with Greece and Cyprus with Mr. Damianos Constantinou.

Students' Comments(AHI)

On Sunday 17th July, 2011 at 20:00 the dancing group of the University of Cyprus under the leadership of Professor Andreas Voskos presented traditional songs and dances of Cyprus at the theatre of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation at Schinos Loutrakiou.

Mr. Damianos Constantinou after welcoming the guests, he set the tone of the evening and invited the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus in Greece Mr. Joseph Joseph who reassured for the continuation of struggle for the reunification of Cyprus.


Mrs. Maria Damiri president of the Centre of Art Culture & Environment, the priest Mr. Andreas Kallergis, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Joseph Joseph, Mr. Damianos Constantinou founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation and Professor of Athens University Mr. Andreas Voskos.


The Dancing Group of the University of Cyprus.


The Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Joseph Joseph.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation during his speech.

On Saturday June 18th, students from the AHI under the leadership of President Mr. Nick Larigakis visited the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.

The American Hellenic Institute which is a non profit public policy organization that works to strengthen relations between the United States, Greece and Cyprus, organised for the third time a study trip to Greece and Cyprus for Greek American college students.

Mr. Damianos Constantinou led them on a personal tour and he got the opportunity to discuss with them what is happening in Greece, Cyprus and America.

Students' Comments(AHI)

The American Hellenic Institute which is a non profit public policy organization that works to strengthen relations between the United States, Greece and Cyprus, organised a study trip to Greece and Cyprus for Greek American college students.

On Saturday June 26, the students under the leadership of AHI Executive Director Mr. Nick Larigakis visited the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.

Mr. Damianos Constantinou led them on a personal tour of the Garden of Greek Civilization and Culture and the Historic Rose Garden and the beautiful evening ended with dinner by the poolside.


The College Students from the American Hellenic Institute, Mr. Nick Larigakis and Mr. Damianos Constantinou during their guided tour at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.

"KENTHEA" (Centre for Drug Prevention and Rehabilitation for Substance Dependent Persons) is an organisation which is established in Cyprus.

During their educational trip to Athens and Corinthos they visited the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation on Sunday 11th April, 2010.

They had a guided tour at the Garden of Greek Culture and Civilisation and enjoyed a stroll at the Historic Rose Garden in its full bloom.


KENTHEA group upon arrival at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


ΚΕΝΤΗΕΑ group during their guided tour at the Historic Rosegarden.

Among the distinguished guests there were :
The Mayor of Larnaka Mr. Andreas Moiseos, the Mayor of Corinthos Mr. Alexandros Pnevmatikos, and the Mayor of Loutraki - Perachora Mr. Georgios Gionis.

“Gordios Desmos” performed at the theatre of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation melodies of Stavros Xarhakos, Manos Loizos, Marios Tokas and other composers. The event took place on Saturday 19th at 21:00.

The Committee of the University of Athens for Cyprus within the framework of close cooperation with the University of Cyprus organized a series of events on the occasion of the anniversary of the invasion of Turks in Cyprus in July 1974 with the participation of the Dancing Group of the University of Cyprus. Professor and Chairman of the Department of Literature at the University of Athens, Mr Andreas Voskos was at the head of the Group. After a series of appearances in various parts of Greece such as Patra and Kalavrita they visited Schino Loutrakiou. The event was held on Sunday 13th at 21:00 at the theatre of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation. The guests enjoyed Cypriot songs and dances.

The orchestra “Gordios Desmos” presented the music of Mikis Thodorakis and Manos Hatzidakis on the 31st of July at 9:00 p.m. at the Centre for Hellenism. Plenty of people had an enjoyable evening.

On the 24th of June, 2007 the theatric group of the Secondary School and Lyceum of Loutraki presented “The position of women in community according to Evripides”. It was an exquisite play and a lot of people had a very nice evening.

His Beatitude the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos revealed the statue of Constantinos Palaiologos and noted that: “The Centre for Hellenism is a panhellenic monument which emphasises on the importance of Greek history and the bonds of our nation”.

Among the distinguished guests were: ex-Prime Minister Mr. Ioannis Grivas, Prefect of Corinth Mr. Nikos Tagaras, the Metropolitan of Corinth Mr. Dionisios, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. George Gionis, the Mayor of Megara Mr. Dimitrios Stratiotis, the Mayor of Papagou Mr. Vasilis Xidis, the Mayor of Asso-Lehaio Mr. Charalabos Kabouris, the Mayor of Voha Mr. George Liountris.


Mrs. Athina Constantinou, Mrs. Ifigenia Constantinou, young Emilia Constantinou, Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism and the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos.


Mrs. Maro Constantinou, Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism, the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos, the Metropolitan of Corinth Mr. Dionysios and the granddaughters of the founder Maria and Emilia.


Ex Prime Minister Mr. Ioannis Grivas the Metropolitan of Corinth Mr. Dionysios, the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos and Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


The statue of Constantinos Palaiologos after the revelation by the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos.


The Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos, the Metropolitan of Corinth Mr. Dionysios and Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism.


Upon the arrival to the Archibishop of Athens and all Greece Mr. Christodoulos at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation

The Cultural Museum of the Municipality of Loutraki presented a “Cultural Festival” at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation on the 24th of July at 8:30 p.m. During the festival the revival of the old custom of Saint John Klidonas took place, traditional outfits were presented together with traditional songs and dancing. Plenty of people enjoyed the show.

The Cultural Museum of the Municipality of Loutraki presented a “Cultural Festival” at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation on the 24th of July at 8:30 p.m. During the festival the revival of the old custom of Saint John Klidonas took place, traditional outfits were presented together with traditional songs and dancing. Plenty of people enjoyed the show.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iakovou revealed the statues and he noted that «…the Centre for Hellenism has created a cultural bridge between Greece and Cyprus».

Among the distinguished guests were: Mr. Eugene Rossides president of the American Hellenic Institute, vice-prefect of Corinth Mr. George Petritis, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou, the Mayor of Penteli Mr. Costas Kossovitsas, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. George Georgis.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iacovou, the ambassador of Cyprus in Greece Mr. George Georgis and Mr. Eugene Rossides president of the American Hellenic Institute.


The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iacovou, Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the shipowner Mr. Trifonas Kerdos and the shipowner Mr. Michael Teriakides.


The revelation of the statue of Evagora King of Ancient Salamina in Cyprus by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iacovou. On the left the Mayor of Nicosia Cyprus Mr. Michael Zampelas and on the right Mr. Damianos Constantinou founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


The revelation of the statue of Kimona the Athenian General, by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iacovou. Beside him is Mr. Damianos Constantinou founder of the Centre for Hellenism.

For the second year a Cypriot Cultural Festival took place at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation.


Member of the Parliament Mr. Anastasios Horemis, the founder of the Centre for Hellenism Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Georgios Georgis, the chairman of the city council of Loutraki Mr. Panagiotis Spanos, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas and his wife Loukia and the General Secretary of Cyprus Ministry Council Mr. Andreas Moleskis and his wife.


Film director Mr. Michael Kakogiannis and the founder of the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation Mr. Damianos Constantinou.


Ex-Prime Minister of Greece and Chairman of the Supreme Court Mr. Ioannis Grivas and Mr. Damianos Constantinou with his wife Maro Constantinou.


Professor Andreas Voskos and ex-Prime Minister of Greece and Chairman of the Supreme Court Mr. Ioannis Grivas.


On the stand Professor Andreas Voskos. At the back you can see the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Georgios Georgis, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas, and Mr. Damianos Constantinou.


On the stand Member of the Parliament Mr. Anastasios Horemis. At the back you can see The Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Georgios Georgis, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas, and Mr. Damianos Constantinou.


Mrs. Loukia Zampella wife of the Mayor of Nicosia, Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Georgios Georgis, and Mr. Pavlos Sarlis.


Ex-Prime Minister of Greece and Chairman of the Supreme Court Mr. Ioannis Grivas between Mr. Damianos Constantinou and his wife Maro.


Mrs. Loukia Zampella wife of the Mayor of Nicosia, Mr. Andreas Nikandrou, the founder Mr. Damianos Constantinou, Mrs. Fifi Nikandrou, and the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas.


Ex-Prime Minister of Greece and Chairman of the Supreme Court Mr. Ioannis Grivas, Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou and the president of the city council of Loutraki Mr. Panagiotis Spanos.


The founder of the Centre for Hellenism Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas and the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou.


Publisher Mr. John Labrou, the founder of the Centre for Hellenism Mr. Damianos Constantinou and Member of the Parliament Mr. Anastasios Horemis.


The Folklore Society of Perachora.


The Folklore Society of "Aradippos".


Film director Mr. Michael Kakogiannis and Mr. Damianos' Constantinou granddaughter Mrs. Mary Constantinou.


The Folklore Society of "Aradippos".


Traditional games.

Among the distinguished guests were: the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. George Georgis, the General Secretary of Cyprus Ministry Council Mr. Andreas Moleskis, ex-Prime Minister of Greece and Chairman of the Supreme Court Mr. Ioannis Grivas, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampellas, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou, film director Mr. Michael Kakogiannis and plenty of people.

At the end of May (30/5-31/5/04), the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation, hosted at Schinos, Corinth a Cypriot cultural festival.

Mr. Damianos Constantinou, founder of the Centre, pointed out the significance of preserving the Cypriot folklore and cultural heritage.


Mr. Eugene Rossides president of the American Hellenic Institute, Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre, and the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampelas.


Mrs. Maro Constantinou, Mr. Costas Constantinou, Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre, Mr. and Mrs. George Loizou, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampelas and his wife Loukia.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre for Hellenism and the Mayor of Megara Mr. Chrysostomos Syrkos


Father Brinias, the Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampelas, the Mayor of Voha Mr. Spiros Christodoulou and the founder of the Centre Mr. Damianos Constantinou.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou with his wife Maro and dancers of the Folklore Society "Aradippos".


Extraordinary performances from the Folklore Society "Aradippos"


The Folklore Society of Loutraki "Ivikos"


The band of the Municipality of Loutraki


The Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Michael Zampelas


Traditional games.


Dancing with the Folklore Society "Aradippos"

The Mayor of Nicosia Cyprus Mr. Michael Zampelas who was the honored guest, expressed his joy for being present at a festival which brings the two countries closer. Among the guests were: Mr. Eugene Rossides president of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI), the representative of the prefecture of Corinth Mr. Constantinos Kolias, the Mayor of Megara Mr. Chrysostomos Syrkos, the Mayor of Voha Mr. Spiros Christodoulou, the representative of the mayoralty of Loutraki Mr. Anastasios Papadimitriou and plenty of people.

The Hellenic Rose Society and its president Mr. Damianos Constantinou, on Thursday 26th June, 2003 invited the ambassadors of all the countries and plenty of personalities of the political and business life of our country to enjoy the Schinos Rose Garden at the Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation at Schinos Loutrakiou.


Mrs. Fotini Livanou, Mrs. Maro Constantinou and the founder of the Centre for Hellenism Mr. Damianos Constantinou.


Mr. Damianos Constatninou, Mrs. Fotini Livanou and the Ambassador of the United Kingdom Sir David Madden.


Mrs. Fotini Livanou, Mrs. Toula Trifilly, the Ambassadress of Venezuela Madame Balliache – Lysan Stredel and the wife of the Ambassador of Australia Mrs. Hume Stuart Hamilton Rawdon.


Lady Bianka Madden, Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Ambassador of the United Kingdom Sir David Madden and Mrs. Maro Constantinou.


A group of guests


Mr. George Frangoudis, Mr. Pericles Nearhou, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou, the Prefect of Corinth Mr. Nick Tagaras, Mr. Menelaos Papadimitratos, and the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Leonidas Pantelides.


The Ambassadress of Venezuela Madame Balliache - Lysan Stredel the wife of the Ambassador of Australia Mrs. Hume Stuart Hamilton Rawdon, Mr. Damianos Constantinou, and Mr. Darbandi and Mrs. Moayed Mohammad Taghi, from the Embassy of Iran.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou, Mr. Nick Efthymiou president of the Greek Shipowners Union and his wife.


Mr. Damianos Constantinou, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Leonidas Pantelides, Mrs. Maro Constantinou and Mrs. Athina Constantinou.


Mrs. Toula Trifilly who organised the evening, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Leonidas Pantelides, professor Ioannis Petropoulos, Mr. Damianos Constantinou, Mrs. Hume Stuart Hamilton Rawdon wife of the Ambassador of Australia, and at the back the Prefect of Corinth Mr. Nick Tagaras.


Mr. Pericles Nearhou explains to the guests each historic unit of the Garden of Greek Civilization and Culture.


A group of guest at the Rosegarden.


A group of guests at the Garden of Greek Civilisation and Culture


A group of guest at the Rosegarden.


A group of guest at the Rosegarden.

Among the guests who honored us with their presence were: The Ambassador of the United Kingdom Sir David Madden with his wife Lady Bianka Madden, the Ambassador of Malta Mr. Evarist Saliba with his wife Mrs. Fiona Formosa, the Ambassador of Venezuela Madam Stredel Balliache-Lysan, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Leonidas Pantelides, the Ambassador of Brazil Mr. Cruz Roberto de Abreu, the Prefect of Corinth Mr. Nikolaos Tagaras, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou, the Mayor of Megara Mr. Chrysostomos Syrkos, Mrs. Fotini Livanou, the President of the Union of Greek Shipowners Mr. Nikolaos Efthymiou, the president of Piraeus Marine Club Mr. George Dalakoura and many others.

His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited and blessed the facilities of the Centre for Hellenism on the 24th of October, 2000 at 17:00 .


The Metropolite of Corinth Mr. Panteleimonas, the president of Consultative Committee of the Centre Mr. Reginos Theoharis, the founder of the Center for Hellenism Mr. Damianos Constantinou, and His All Holiness the Patriarch Bartholomeos on his arrival .

Metropolite of Corinth Panteleimonas, the Mayor of Loutraki Mr. Pavlos Pavlou and Mr. Damianos Constantinou the founder of the Centre, as well as hundreds of people welcomed H.A.H. the Ecumenical Patriarch.

The Centre for Hellenism Damianos Foundation and the House Of Cyprus co-hosted a Cypriot Cultural festival at Schinos Loutraki on Saturday 1st July, 2000 at 19:00 .

Contests of Cypriot folk poetry and songs by Akathiotis and Apseros two very popular Cypriot artists as well as a programme of Cypriot traditional dances by the folklore society “Aradippos” took place.

The inauguration of the premises of the Centre For Hellenism Damianos Foundation took place on Saturday 3rd July, 1999 at Schinos Loutraki Corinth.

The Minister of Education of Cyprus Mr. Ouranios Ioannides, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cyprus Mr. George Iacovou, Mr. Eleftherios Pistikides representative of the Ministry of Education and Religion of Greece, the Ambassador of Cyprus Mr. Christodoulos Pasiardis, and professor Andreas Voskos, Fivos Christodoulou and Athina Shina were present among other distinguished guests.

Organised by the Centre For Hellenism Damianos Foundation in conjuction with the Cultural Bureau of the Cypriot Embassy in Athens

Tuesday 11 May 1999 at 8.30 p.m.

The assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology of the University of Cyprus Mr. Demetrios Michailidhes gave a lecture on:
"The Cyprus mosaics - New discoveries"

House Of Cyprus
10 Herakleitou St.
Kolonaki, Athens
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Organised by the Centre For Hellenism Damianos Foundation in conjuction with the Cultural Bureau of the Cypriot Embassy in Athens

Friday 30 April 1999 at 8.30 p.m.

The Dean of the Philosophic Department of the University of Cyprus Prof. Michael Pieris gave a lecture on:
"Costas Montes Poetry"

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10 Herakleitou St.
Kolonaki, Athens
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