Dear members and friends we hope you all had a chance to enjoy the summer months and perhaps even made it to our beloved Crete!
As we settle back into the routines of work and school and get ready to welcome back fall next week, we'd like to share with you some important reminders of events that we have planned for the coming months.
Dance Lessons Resume this Sunday September 18th
We are thrilled to announce that dance lessons are back led by our Dance Instructor
Anastasia (Staci) Veloudos-Leplante
For detailed information including times, age groups and how to pre-register please click below
Upcoming Events -Save the Dates!
Nov. 6th Arkadi Memorial - location TBA
Nov. 27th Arkadi Dinner Dance and 60th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as Nikos and Antonis Xylouris entertain us with music from Crete and all over Greece! More details to follow.
Dec. 4 AGM and General Elections
Dec 11. Christmas Party
GIFFT (Greek International Film Festival Tour of Canada)
At this year's GIFFFT two Cretan movies will be screened
Major film: When Mercury Held His Breath This major studio production brings to light the Battle of Crete like never before. Survivors of the Battle of Crete share their stories for the first time. Photos and archive material come to life through special effects. while it shares actual footage from the battlefront. This feature documentary is 1 of the 4 finalists for the gifft Awards in 2022.
Movie Trailer: https://youtu.be/zsSJNMSILZM
Experience it on the big screen for one night only (with English subtitles): Tuesday, October 4th Tue, October 4, 2022 (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm) at Papermills Theatre, Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto, ON, Canada A live Q & A will be hosted after the film.
Seats are limited. For tickets click here: https://empiria.events/event/when-mercury-held-his-breath-gifft-toronto/
Kroussonas: On Satan's Trail: This documentary refers to the personality and action of the leader of the guerrilla group "Satanas", Antonios Grigorakis during the Second World War. This feature documentary is also 1 of the 4 finalists for the gifft Awards in 2022.
Movie Trailer: https://youtu.be/Pm6Na
Available only online during the festival
For tickets click here: https://gifft.festivee.com/kroussonas--on-satans-trail