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Nr. 128 - August 2009  
Amazing Place
Through many dangers, toils and snares we have already come... An Interview with Elizavet Papazoi
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What's On in August
Schedule of events in Paros, Antiparos, Naxos, Amorgos & the Minor Cyclades, Syros, Tinos and Santorini in August 2009
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Venetian Museum
August Concerts at the Venetian Museum, NaxosDomus della Rocca-Barozzi VENETIAN MUSEUM Kastro, Chora, Naxos
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AV Guitar Duet
A special appearance by the AV Duet – guitarists Aleksandra Lazarevic & Voislav Ivanovic – will take place on the evening of August 18th at the Venetian Museum in the Kastro, Naxos.
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8th Naxos Chess Tournament
The 8th Naxos Chess Tournament will take place from 7-13 August at the Apeiranthos Cultural Centre
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Featuring this month: PRAGMATA Concept Store
A concept store that is one of a kind in the Cyclades has recently opened on Paros, close to the Archilochos crossroads connecting Naoussa, Lefkes and Marpissa.
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Island-Hopping, in Style!
For some days at the end of June, the Bay of Naoussa boasted no less than 6 luxury yachts anchored in its haven.
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Recent Press Releases
Press releases from the Commercial Association of Paros & Antiparos, MP Yannis Vroutsis, MP Anna Filini (SYRIZA), Synkykladiki Protovoulia, IEK Paros Students & Teachers, Folkdance Group of Naoussa (XON), Cycladic Nomarchy, Drymalia Naxos
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Summer Colours with Airbrush Tattoos
Airbrush tattoos are now available at the Old School Tattoo Studio in Paroikia.
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Paros Feels Safe with the Air Ambulance
Evripidis Akalestos and Nikos Antonaros, pilots of the Velentzeio Air Ambulance, have been very busy since the beginning of June when the aircraft started performing emergency flights once again.
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The Weary Traveler: Peris Hotel
Sitting countless hours at an airport lounge or trying to get your fair share of space on a bench inside a crowded airport lobby?
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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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An Interview with Nikos Tsigonias
State Vet of Paros Nikos Tsigonias, gives an interview on the subject of Animal Welfare on the island. PAWS President, Nicolas Stephanou responds.
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A Great Achievement - The New Acropolis Museum
If there is one thing you must do on your next trip through Athens, it is to visit this incredible new purpose-built, magnificent building, which opened its doors in June of this year.
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Honouring Volunteer Organizations
The non-profit association “Friends of Paros” (Filoi tis Parou) was founded on the initiative of Parians and others with a profound connection to the island whose common concern is the preservation of Paros’s cultural heritage and unique character and the balanced and consistent growth of the island’s community.
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Aliki's Salt of the Earth Folk Artist
“This is the product of 30 years of work,” Popi Skiadas tells every visitor who enters the Scorpios Museum, a sun-drenched plot of land overlooking Aliki on the south coast of Paros.
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IWOP Events
International Women’s Organization of Paros: Upcoming Events
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The Olive Museum
The olive has played an important role in Greek history, culture, beliefs and – of course – diet since ancient times.
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Paronaxia Arts
The Art Scene on Paros and Naxos: Exhibitions, Ceramics & Pottery Workshops, Film Screenings, Concerts, Karagiozis Shadow Theatre, Plays, IPAC news
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A Journey over Paros tastes
This small book of Parian recipes was created by Jiorgos Vouros whose Art Studio-Gallery Π 3.14 in the village of Lefkes shows his work in ceramic, painting, photography and metalwork.
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Amorgos, l’île aux cheveux d'ange
A French couple from Rouen – journalist Patrick Marie Catherine and painter and teacher Mireille Saurat – who have been visiting Greece for the past 25 years, released their third book of artistic impressions of the Cycladic islands this June.
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Dionysos Garden Restaurant, Paros
During my first years on Paros I remember wandering the labyrinth of Paroikia, my curiosity piqued by numerous walled gardens whose verdant foliage tumbled over thick whitewashed walls from behind which wafted the heady scent of jasmine and the promising tang of citrus blossom.
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It' all Greek to me!
Iris Papathanasiou does this month's summary of the local Greek press for Paros and Naxos
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Sports Events
Swimming the Channel, NOP News, The Naxathlon Challenge
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Climate Change Impacts in USA
A new government report on global warming, released by the Global Climate Research Program, reinforces the need for urgent action and strong legislation.
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A Chilling Prospect
On Saturday, 20th June, a series of presentations about the environment took place at the Archilochos Hall in Paroikia, organized by Paros’s Environmental & Cultural Park, the Paros Municipality and the Cultural Association “Archilochos”.
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Saving Power & Water
Leaflets enclosed with your recent water & electricity bills show how you can support efforts to protect the environment by avoiding unncessary waste of power and water – and save money at the same time !
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Mamma Mia, Congratulations!
About 50 years ago (when I was a teenager!) there was a very popular song called “Magic Moments”… about those special moments of being in love.
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