Thursday, September 17, 2015

Ainos Event – Cultural Trip to Limni Euboea, Greece

The Ainos Cultural Society, which is the Athens Bureau of the Fellowship of Saint Alban and St Sergius, in cooperation with the University of Winchester, the Orthodox Theological Research Forum (OTRF), the Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius and the House of St Gregory and St Macrina (Oxford) are organising a cultural trip to Limni Euboea, Greece. The event will take place between the 14th and 15th November 2015. The Provisional Programme for this cultural trip is:


Saturday 14th November 2015
9.00 Departure from the National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48, Vassileos Constantinou Avenue Athens
12.30 Arrival at Limni Euboea
Settle at the hotel and lunch at the Taverna at Katounia
5.00 Vespers at the Protecting Veil Chapel in the Sherrards Estate (decorated with frescoes by Aidan Hart)
Talk by Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia on Philip Sherrard and the Philokalia project
Introduction by Nikos Triantaphyllopoulos (editor of A. Papadiamantis’ complete works, published by Domos)
Short presentation of the film produced by Antiphono
Projection of the short film on Philip Sherrard at the cinema of Limni
8.30 Supper at Limni
Sunday 15th November
Holy Liturgy at St Nicholas’ Monastery at Galataki, with the Metropolitan of Chalkida, Chrysostomos
Coffee and treats at the monastery
Concert at the Xenou and Panayiotopoulos’ Estate (programme to be announced)
Lunch
Short rest and departure from the hotel
Visit the church of St John the Russian at Prokopi
5.00 Vespers
Light dinner with homemade pies and fresh apples at Noel-Baker’s Home at Prokopi
Return to Athens
Cost for the cultural trip including transport, accommodation and meals: 250 euros / 210 for couples.
Places limited. Please reserve your place asap.
If interested you may contact us by phone (0030 6932421060) or mail (niki.tsironi@gmail.com) - 

For those coming from abroad there will be special provision for reasonable accommodation in Athens on Friday, near Hilton hotel and a special programme with visits to museums (Byzantine Museum, Benaki Museum and Cycladic Museums) and cultural sites (Dionysiou Areopagitou, Plaka). Cost for accommodation in Athens and cultural programme for Friday: 170 euros
For more information, please also visit the Facebook page:
Ainos Cultural Society - Athens Bureau of the Fellowship 

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