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Nr. 126 - June 2009  
For a flamingo... Paros is Paradise
Paros wouldn’t be Greek if the air wasn’t always filled with paramythia (tales).
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What’s on in June
Schedule of events in Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Amorgos & the Minor Cyclades in April 2009
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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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Recent Press Releases
Press releases from the Paros Municipality, Commercial Association of Paros & Antiparos, MP Yannis Vroutsis, Paros Elliniki Etairia, Asteras Marmaron, Europe Direct Naxos/Ariadne, Paros Library, the Music Dance Group of Naoussa, the Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON), “Agios Ioannis Detis-the Cultural & Environmental Park”.
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Superfood Day
Superfood is raw food, rich with minerals and with healing powers that have been used by people of various cultures around the world for thousands of years.
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“Heal Your Hurts”
“So what do you want?” I gently ask the client sitting on the chair in front of me.
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Upcoming IWOP events.
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Evangelia Hotel-Arts & Crafts Market
A “fashion-show, jewellery and interior-design” market will take place at the Evangelia Hotel in Aliki.
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Fair Game?
Early morning hours following a warm August night in Paros. The village is still asleep when, all of a sudden, the sound of gunshots echoes through the surrounding hills.
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Hunting the Hunters
Weak and shivering, the winged creatures huddle in small miserable heaps, some of them needing to be fed by hand.
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The Orthodox Church
A review by Jeffrey CarsonI well remember the first occasion when I encountered, inadvertently, a service in a Greek Orthodox church.
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Drios auf Paros
On the evening of Friday, 12th June at 6pm, Heinz and Marianne Gossler will present the results of their formidable “winter project” in Germany – the translation into German of Nikos Aliprantis’ fascinating small book on the history of the village of Drios, Paros.
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Does Culture Need Us?
Some Thoughts on Realism and Modern Art
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Painting, Sculpture & Jewellery Exhibition
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AMEAI Exhibition
The AMEAI Centre for people with special needs and abilities is proud to announce their annual exhibition of artwork which is on show at the Aghios Athanasios hall in Naoussa for the first week of June.
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Paros Sings!
The 2nd Festival of Parian Choirs “Paros Sings” took place this year on the evening of May 17th at the Nireas Hall in Naoussa.
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“Naxos, the Earthly Paradise of the Aegean Sea”
George Papageorgiou‘s Painting Exhibition
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Aegean Center Vocal Ensemble Naxos Concert
The Aegean Center Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Orfeas John Munsey, will perform the last of this season’s a cappella concerts on Wednesday 3 June at the Cappella, Kastro, Naxos Town at 8.30pm.
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“No Man’s Land”
Chrys Roboras’ Painting Exhibition
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“Naxos Advertisements”
The Historical Archive of Naxos presents some moments from the life of the island in the local press between the years of 1892 and 1979.
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The Valadi Players
Next month an idea becomes a reality when a group of children from Drios, Marpissa and Naoussa take to the stage to play Shakespeare in English.
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Upgrade & Expand your Paros Vacation!
Discover Paros and experience the island in new ways, visit places you would otherwise miss...
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Dinner at the Agnanti Hotel
Review by Bruce Hymers
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Animal Talk
News from the Naxos Animal Welfare Society (NAWS) and the Paros Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
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One Day Cruise to Naxos
Discover in a one day cruise the virgin beaches that are hidden along the southeast coastline of Naxos, an unforgettable experience.
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A Paros & Naxos Union
A beautiful wedding ceremony took place at the Paros Town Hall on Saturday 9th May at midday.
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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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Euro Elections June 2009
Twenty-seven countries, one election
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Paros Health Centre Volunteer Team
The Paros Health Centre Volunteer Team is looking for volunteers from the international community to act as support/liaison persons for foreign patients - typically tourists who are involved in road accidents - during the summer season.
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Air Ambulance to Fly Again
The Velentzeio air ambulance is expected to start flying again in June.
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Sports Events
Football, Swimming, Windsurfing, Sailing, Tennis
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Biodiversity on Paros
Man and the Natural Environment in the Aegean
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Antiparos Celebration
The celebration of Aghios Ioannis Spiliotis on 7th May marked the official inauguration of the completed project at the Antiparos Cave.
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MOnuMENTA Needs your Photos
The e-magazine MOnuMENTA has begun collecting material for its fourth issue, leaving the photos for the introduction up to you!
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The “Tourism Planning Scheme”
Comments by Kriton Arsenis of the Elliniki Etaireia’s Programme for Sustainable Development in the Aegean
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The Aegean Energy Agency
The Aegean Energy Agency was founded in July 2008 in Ios, with the support of the European Union, which has ensured 50% funding for the agency for the first 3 years.
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