Archive for the ‘People and Places’ Category

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall

The Urology Foundation Charity Gala Concert at Cadogan Hall
General view of the reception area of Cadogan Hall hosting the Charity Gala Adrian Goldsmith has survived three cancer episodes with low chances of surviving. While ill, he took on the challenge of starting to play the piano. Within eight years, he achieved not only proficiency with the instrument but...
May 25th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places | Read More

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone

Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone
Elly Hadjipateras. Elly Hadjipateras: superb paintings on show at A+D Gallery, Marylebone  By James Brewer Versatile London artist Elly Hadjipateras exerts soft power over all who stand before her paintings. Whether expressed through loose or taut brushwork, her authority derives from her warm involvement...
May 25th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history

Christina Alexanian stars in ‘The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian’: a window on history
All on stage, amongst them Irene S. Daifas, Rena Vasilaki, Eleni Meleti, Christina Alexanian, Despina Meleti, Emily Lionis, Fyllis Hioti, Lily Sgourou-Sylignakis, Nana Andrianopoulou-Daskalakis; bottom row: Matzi Gkika On 7th of May 2018, an extraordinary performance of The Notebooks of Anzel Kourtian...
May 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places, Theatre, Comedy, Drama, Dance | Read More

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol

Early Illustrations by Andy Warhol
Janaina Baxevani, multi-disciplinary designer An unusual exhibition about Andy Warhol has popped up in a gallery in New Bond Street and it’s themed pink! “Walking through a museum or an art gallery will teach us more than just art history or the work of contemporary artists. Let’s think...
May 14th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The Fall of Constantinople …err of the BDI@1,453…

The Fall of Constantinople …err of the BDI@1,453…
John Faraclas Coincidences have a significance, never ever forget this! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell for the first time since the 2nd of May; a dozen points after all …are 12 points… The volatile and predictably unpredictable Capes did it again. Amid a turbulent  Planet Ocean, the shipping...
May 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…

Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,432 points – that’s 48 points higher since last Friday the 4th of May, thanks to the as ever volatile Capes which produced another spike… Wold Peace is in disarray as Geopolitics as we expected and stated in writing –  after...
May 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Story of the Month, Tankers | Read More

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas

Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas
.. A noble task to support the creation and completion of this vision in creating the Academy of Lyric Art Maria Callas so as Greece and  all all over Planet Ocean to have a unique institution to further opera on the international scene; read on and look forward to your participation.   1. Vision...
May 3rd, 2018 | Academia, Education and Training, Insight, Music, People and Places | Read More

The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL

The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL
l to r: Ioannis Chiotopoulos, Dr. John Coustas and Knut Ørbeck-Nielssen Athens, 17 April 2018 – The annual Greek National Committee of DNV GL gathered once again at the Yacht Club of Greece. The event was well attended with representative from across the Greek shipping industry. ​At the same time,...
May 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018

Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018
Louis Loizou, Anastasia Orfanidou and ‘Young Man from Piraeus’ Bonhams: Greek-ness celebrated in the Greek sale May 2, 2018 By James Brewer Spanning a century and a half of achievement, masterpieces of Greek modern art are going under the hammer at London auction house Bonhams. The disposals...
May 1st, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery

Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery
Marcia Mar in guru mask Context Free brings mimesis to Shoreditch’s Espacio Gallery By James Brewer As a “collaborative gallery,” Espacio in Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, brings scores of artists together.  Enlivening its latest exhibition, entitled Context Free, was the ultimate collaborative...
April 30th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Clubs, Communication, Events, Insight, Music, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons

Sreepur Fundraising Dinner 2018 at the House of Commons
The Houses of Parliament Four years ago, the UK member of parliament Jim Fitzpatrick and his team organised his third fundraising dinner at the House of Commons, for the benefit of 150 destitute mothers and 500 children of Sreepur village orphanage in Bangladesh. Last Friday, parliament opened its doors...
April 29th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre

Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre
Maridia Kafetzopoulou, Angelos, and Constantine Lemos, Angelos: Let There Be Light – artist’s cosmic retrospective at the Hellenic Centre James Brewer and John Faraclas were at an opening night with a galactic ambience. Their report: Some 400 people, including an array of dignitaries, flocked to...
April 28th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with minus 14 points; on a weekly basis it was an 80 points plus (from 1,281 on 20/4)… The Capers just returned where they were; that’s all about the Capers’ surge. Geopolitics are preparing us for stage three, that is to say survival as the storm approaches....
April 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral

Royalty and Maritime Minister join Sailors’ Society at its 200th anniversary service at Southwark Cathedral
His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent spoke about his family’s connections with the charity More than 500 guests joined the world’s oldest maritime welfare charity as it marked its 200th anniversary at Southwark Cathedral earlier this week (24 April). Sailors’ Society was founded in London...
April 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime History and Museums, People and Places, Religion | Read More

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018

“Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018
Stunning views from Kallichoron “Astypalea in Passion” 28/04-01/05/2018 Astypalea can be inspiring any season of the year! Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel is proud to sponsor the event “Astypalea in Passion” and actively contribute to its successful running with AELIA-Epinisia Eos. Being a socially...
April 18th, 2018 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Tourism | Read More

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts

Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts
Josée St-Amant. Naked ambitions in Flux exhibition at Chelsea College of Arts By James Brewer When the Montreal contemporary artist Josée St-Amant engaged a young woman for a studio session as a nude model, her sitter brought along a saxophone she was planning to take later to a jazz rehearsal. St-Amant...
April 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Insight, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places | Read More

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Lawrence Waterman receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Lawrence Waterman (on the left) receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Tim Else Director of Western Business Publishing Lawrence Waterman, OBE, Chairman of the British Council, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to health and safety at the Safety and Health...
April 12th, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”

Vassilios Kostetsos mesmerizing “Narcissus”
On the stage of the World Vassilios Kostetsos: mesmerising “Narcissus”  Spring Summer 2019 Haute Couture Show under the Acropolis. One of the most celebrated and revered Greek fashion designers of all time, Vassilios Kostetsos, saw every artist’s dream come true when he became the first couturier...
April 10th, 2018 | Events, Fashion, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!

Furthering Education and Training a must for all looking for success!
…Byron Vassiliades on centre stage – second row, seventh from the left We are pleased to share with our international readership some interesting news given our support to all those who continue to get  further education and training. This one comes from our supporter Antipollution and...
April 2nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Education and Training, Environment, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose

Supporting Lifeline Hellas noble charitable purpose
The top table with r to l: Irene S. Daifas, Afksendiyos Kalangos, HRH Prince Alexander, Dr. Douglas Jackson, Stella Mantzaris, Natalia Kalangos,  Nassia Papamanolis, Alkistis Prinou Boukouvalas, Panagiotis Antonakopoulos, Irini Vassilopoulou, Zisis Boukouvalas. Thanks to the president of the Fraternity...
March 30th, 2018 | Charity, Events, People and Places | Read More

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow

The BDI@1,080… Wooooooooooow
John Faraclas For those you have studied our predictions and projections all these years on the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), today’s fall of the Dry Market shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.- The Geopolitics are getting 100 centum more than messy and Greek Shipping still goes strong. John Faraclas’...
March 28th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event

Project Connect’s Women’s Day event
l to r: Amanda Birca and Vivi Notias – internship winners, Mary Arvaniti, George Tsavliris, Nikos Marmatsouris, Irene Notias, Yara Alnajjar (volunteer) and  Naomi Cortez – shipping students Friends of Project Connect and the Greek shipping community gathered after work on Thursday, March 8th...
March 26th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Events, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places | Read More

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance 2018 – another successful event

WISTA-Hellas Annual Dinner Dance  2018 – another successful event
One of the best ever shots from a WISTA-Hellas events On Friday, 16 March 2018, more than 250 WISTA Hellas members and friends gathered at the Intercontinental Hotel for our Association’s annual Gala Dinner. The Minister of Maritime Affairs and Insular Policy Mr. Panagiotis Kouroublis was represented...
March 23rd, 2018 | Charity, Clubs, Events, Food and Drink, People and Places, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel

Songs of Love concert at the Grosvenor Chapel
l to r: Dimitris Kraniotis (Ark4Art), Dr.Evelyn Stefanaki, Kostas Georgiadis and Chrisanthy P. Lemos Chrisanthy P. Lemos, Dr. Evelyn Stefanaki,  Dimitris Kraniotis and the charitable foundation Chance for Life, organised a musical journey into the romantic melodies of the beginning of the previous century,...
March 18th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Music, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line

Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line
Chantal Joffe. Art Capital: history-making art for the new Elizabeth Line By James Brewer Contemporary art has gone mainstream and mainline for London. City and public sponsors have joined galleries in the metropolis in unveiling full details of a huge new art project that will be seen daily by millions...
March 16th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Exhibitions, People and Places | Read More