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Nr. 125 - May 2009  
Women in the Greek Islands
The common ground and history connecting women living in the islands of Greece was high-lighted at the conference organized by the Women’s Association of Naoussa: “Women in the Greek Islands (part II)”
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What’s on in May
Schedule of events in Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Amorgos & the Minor Cyclades in April 2009
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Restoration Seminar in Naxos
The cultural organization AION and the Benaki Museum are organizing a seminar on art restoration to take place at the Bazeos Tower in Naxos from 26 June to 5 July, 2009.
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This month at Tao’s
New Workshops at Tao’s
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Recent Press Releases
Press releases from the Paros Municipality, Eparcheio, Commercial Association of Paros & Antiparos, Europe Direct Naxos/Ariadne, Syriza, MP Yannis Vroutsis, KETA, the Nautical Club of Paros (NOP), Paros Music School, the Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON), Elliniki Etairia.
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Upcoming IWOP events in May
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Learn Greek This Summer
DIKEMES, the International Center for Hellenic and Mediterranean Studies, will again be holding its acclaimed 3-week Intensive Modern Greek course on Paros starting June 14th in Aliki and running until July 3rd.
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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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You may have heard of the Conficker Virus that was supposed to wreak havoc on computers around the world on April 1st. Well nothing happened at the time, but there is some evidence that the virus has now stirred and is becoming active on infected computers.
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Monuments of Naxos
On the occasion of the International Day of Monuments and Sites on 18 April 2009, MOnuMENTA wishes to remind you of its actions and invites you to join them and prompt others to join the effort to protect the 8 designated monuments of Naxos that are at risk of being lost or destroyed due to negligence, lack of resources and over development.
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During the Easter holidays, 15 Parian students of the Myrsini Educational Centre travelled to England to participate in the "English + Multi-Activities Course".
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Hand-made Toys from the Past
Times may change, but throughout history, toys and games have always been part of every society on earth.
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Folktales from Paros and Antiparos
Yanna Sergi’s wonderful book of traditional stories, in their original Greek version, are a good way for non-Greek speakers to improve their Greek language while also learning more about Parian folklore.
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Aegean Center Vocal Ensemble Concerts on Paros & Naxos
The Vocal Ensemble of the Aegean Center for the Fine Arts announces its concerts for the month of May.
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Sam Brooks Walker Photo Exhibition
Sam Brooks Walker’s exhibition of black-and-white photographs of the Albanian community on Paros and the important labour they perform had a lively opening at Anton Curri’s shop, Franca Scala Antiques, in Paroikia.
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Poem by Scott Warner
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“RESIST” Art Exhibition
The UNICEF-sponsored exhibition held in March at the Technopolis in Gazi, Athens featured the work of 42 prominent modern artists.
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IPAC Artist Profile: Stavros Vlachakis
Painter & Graphic Designer
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BEGUILED by the landscape
Gary Broadhurst: Photography forces me to look more closely at the world around me and I find this process is often just as satisfying as the final images themselves.
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Naxos Student Photography Competition
Some more examples of the fine photographic work by participants in the competition organized by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of the Environment and the Cultural Heritage (Elliniki Etaireia) and the Department of Environmental Education.
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Walking on History
Sunday afternoon, walking on history with the view of today, through the valley of Lefkes with unbeatable views and with the scent of fresh herbs and flowers along the way.
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Walkers Groups on Paros and Naxos
Walks are organised every weekend on Paros and Naxos.
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Remembering Parian Hero Nikolas Stellas
On Sunday morning, 24th May, Parians and local authorities will gather once again – as they do every year – in Marpissa to honour World War II hero, Nikolas Stellas, who was hanged in the village by enemy troops in May 1944.
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Animal Talk
News from the Animal Welfare Societies on Paros and Naxos
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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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Emergency Flights Suspended
Since the beginning of February 2009, the Velentzeio air ambulance has not been able to perform emergency flights.
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Football on Paros and Naxos, Internal Tennis Tournament, Opening of Paros Tennis & Sports Club
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Sustainable Energy Projects
A cleaner and better environment is the goal of hundreds of mayors from all over Europe who signed an ambitious plan for sustainable energy early this year.
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EXPA Doors & Windows, MALIS Surface Restorer, Konstantza Café & Peris Hotel.
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