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Paros Life, newsletter of Paros Island
Holy Friday "Parastaseis" in Prodromos
Nr. 124 - April 2009  
A Parian Pascha
For over fifty years the village of Prodromos has celebrated Easter in a very special way with the children of the village participating in the Holy Friday "Parastaseis", a series of tableaux portray-ing scenes from the Passion - the story of the last days and events in the life of Christ.
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What's on in April
Schedule of events in Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Amorgos & the Minor Cyclades in April 2009
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Osteoporosis Conference
Saturday 14th March was a significant day for Parian women; a team of specialists on bone metabolism came from Athens to discuss osteoporosis.
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YOGA COURSE
Oona Giesen of the Aliki Yoga Studio on Paros will be organizing several yoga courses again this summer and the first one will take place from 26 April to 2 May.
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Flea Market
At the 2nd Hand Flea Market in Aliki, everyone can sell, exchange or buy things which others do not want any more.
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HOLY WEEK (Megali Evdomada)
at the EKATONTAPILIANI
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This month at Tao's
Tao's opens its 2009 season with an ongoing schedule, new as well as familiar workshops, a special Pascha week, and of course Tao's Thai restaurant with Pan & Jam.
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Naxos Seed Bank
It was with distress that some local producers on Naxos realized a couple of years ago that they could not find seeds to plant the local variety of Naxian onions.
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Recent Press Releases
Press releases from the Paros Municipality, Ministry of Mercantile Marine, Commercial Association of Paros & Antiparos, MP Yannis Vroutsis, Paros Elliniki Etairia. Europe Direct Naxos/Ariadne, Paros Library, the Music Dance Group of Naoussa, the Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON), the Nautical Club of Paros (NOP)
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Paronaxia Arts
Exhibitions with works of Sam Brooks Walker, Vassilis Bakalos Fran6 Roger, Peter Seibt.
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Paros Poetry
'Witnessing' by Peter Abbs
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Invitation to Art Appreciation 2009
A new series of Round Table Discussions at Apothiki Art Center in Paroikia, every Wednesday at 7.30 pm
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The Adventure of Translation
300 students from the High Schools of Paroikia, Naoussa and Archilochos will have a chance to meet with translators Dimitra Dotsi, Margarita Zachariadou, Yiota Lagoudakou and Maria Hatziemmanuel at the House of Literature on 1-3 April
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French Music from the Baroque to Jazz
A Recital by: Aphrodite Vazaka (flute) and Konstantina Andreakou (piano), reviewed by Jeffrey Carson
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PAROS MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERT
The Municipal Music School of Paros gave a fine performance on the evening of Sunday 22nd March at the Archilochos Hall in Paroikia.
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Dive into the Blue!
Swimming pools have become extremely popular of late, as a result of a drop in construction prices which has suddenly made them much more affordable. A pool adds a touch of "luxury" to a home or hotel, offering a cool escape, fun recreation, and the addition of a water element makes the scenery all the more attractive too.
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Montessori School Project
A group of parents of young children of various nationalities have begun a discussion about the possibility of starting a Montessori School on Paros.
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In Memory of Kim Dobner
We were deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the tragic accident that resulted in the death on 8th March of Barry and Alison Dobner's beautiful and beloved daughter, Kim, who would have celebrated her 19th birthday on 25th March this year.
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Anna of Drios
Anna Vlachogianni-Triandafillou speaks to Lena Yacoumopoulou about growing up in Aspro Chorio, running the popular taverna in Drios, her causes and her life with Christos, the current Mayor of Paros.
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Papapetros
Protopresbyteros Petros Konstantinou Cherouveim, known to all of Paros as Papapetros, fell asleep in the Lord, as the Orthodox say, on February 25, the day before entering his 80th year, after some months of illness.
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It's All Greek to Me!
Iris Papathanasiou does this month's summary of the local Greek press for Paros and Naxos
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Animal Talk
News from the Naxos Animal Welfare Society (NAWS)
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Reclaim Your TIME!
Reflections by Anna Angelidou
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Letters to the Editor
The Society "Friends of Naxos" appeal to Mayor of Naxos, Mr Marakis, about environmental issues
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SPORTS EVENTS
Football on Paros & Naxos
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Paros Community Walkers Group
A walkers group has been created in the Paros Community web pages, organizing walks through different areas of Paros and paying particular attention to areas which are experiencing environmental deterioration due to uncontrolled building, illegal dumping of garbage, indifference, etc
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Elliniki Etairia on Paros
During the first year of its existence, the Local Committee of the Elliniki Etairia (the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment & Cultural Heritage) on Paros concentrated mainly on establishing the teamwork between the members and a channel of communication with other local associations on the island.
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EARTH HOUR
The local municipalities of Paros, Naxos and Drymalia announced their intention to participate in "Earth Hour", on Saturday, March 28th, and invited citizens to do the same.
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