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1st Greek Cultural Festival ' 'Ithacia'' Birmingham

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John Henry Newman Catholic College, Chelmsley Road, Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham, B37 5GA

1st Greek Cultural Festival '

'Ithacia'' -1ο Φεστιβάλ ''Ιθάκεια'

Saturday 22nd September 2019



Greek Cultural Society of Birmingham ‘’Ithaca’’ would like to invite you to the 1st Greek Cultural Festival of Birmingham ‘’Ithacia’’ 2019.

This festival is an initiative of our Society and has the full support of the Greek-Cypriot community of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Apostolos Andreas Birmingham and All Fresco Mediterranean Pop-Up Markets.

Our aim is through this festival to unite all the Greeks and people who admire Greek culture with a view to preserving and promoting Greek ethics, customs and traditions and with a vision to share these treasures amongst them.

Festival agenda includes free cultural activities for the whole family (young and adults) , Greek products stall market by All fresco, Greek Live music, raffle lottery, charity activities and Greek food and drinks.Also there will be live coverage of the event by Hellenic TV.

Even if it's raining and the wind is blowing the festival will still go on as JHN is a hybrid space!

Bring your family, your children, your friends and colleagues and join us on a unique day that will introduce you to the Greek culture!


Metafores YaSatrans, Diavazo Greek Books, Όνειρο δια χειρός, Angeliki Chontzia Angeliki Handmade Creations, Politis pastry, Liani Liani, Amalia Mitsou Elite Dance Academy, Nails and the city, Out There Art, Manos Koukakis Wedding Photography, Santorini Restaurant Birmingham

Business solutions strategy and Goody bag promotion:

Greka foods , Minoan Taste Ltd, Lizzy and Kyri: Christening clothes, Agora Greek Delicacies UK

plus many more to be confirmed…

* If you are interested in exhibiting please contact Anna Manola Spring on 07912026617



Transport Options:

City Centre (94/97)

North and South suburb of Birmingham (71/72)


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Festival Schedule:


Doors open


Charity football match from Ward 19 and Heartlands charity UHB NHS.


Greek shadow theatre puppet show ''Karaghiozis as a secretary'' for young and adults by Theodore Kostidakis


''Karaghiozis, his friends and us'' Creative play for kids 6-12y by Olga Karaiosif


Cooking Demonstration of Greek culinary flavours of Pelopponisos by Aikaterini Politi


''The lady of the vineyards'-Giannis Ritsos poem' Greek Language Drama for summer & Arts & Crafts workshop for kids 1-12


Live Greek Music part I by ''9 bofor'' band from Evia-Greece


Greek Folk Dances Demonstration with folklore elements recitation.A tribute to Macedonia - Pontos - Islands


Live Greek music part II and Greek party for all by ''9 bofor'' band from Evia-Greece


Raflle ticket lottery with numerous prizes


Doors close. See you next year!!!

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