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Maria Nafpliotou
Nr. 82 - June 2005  
Blood - The Gift of Life
Angelica Eder interviews Maria Nafpliotou about the history of blood donation on Paros. This month blood donation will take place between the 3rd and 5th of June in Paroikia, Marpissa and Antiparos.
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What's on in June
Schedule of events - June 2005
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2005: The Year of Archilochos
A new fragment of thirty lines of Archilochos' poetry is discovered in Egypt. Nikos Sarris sets poetry translated by him and by Jeffrey Carson to music and a packed performance took place on April 16th at the Archilochos Hall in Paroikia.
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Apothiki Gallery
The official opening of the Apothiki Beijing and exhibitions and events planned for this month at the Apothiki Paros.
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Jacques Fleureaux
Jacques Fleureaux has been living and painting on Paros for 15 years. His work is on permanent exhibition at the Gataki Gallery in Paroikia.
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Stella Lubsen-Admiraal
Rare photos of life on our island taken some forty years ago by Dutch archaeologist Stella Lubsen-Admiraal will be shown at the Aghios Athanasios in Naoussa together with recent work by well-known Parian photographer Stavros Niflis.
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Dining Out
Faraon - Naoussa.
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Property Registration, Reminder: Organic Produce, Congratulations Maria & Dimitri.
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It's All Greek to Me!
Iris Papathanasiou does this month's summary of the latest news in the local Greek papers.
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Paros Music Festival 2005
Barrett Cobb and Lloyd Ariola return to Paros to give two concerts and June 12th and 18th.
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Polyzoides Camerata Concerts
The six members of the internationally-known Polyzoides Camerata from Austria will be visiting Paros, sponsored by Dr. Polyzoides, to give two classical music concerts in June.
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Danish Consul Awarded
On the evening of May 8th a special award was presented to Elias Ikonomopoulos for his many years of valuable service as Danish Consul to the Cyclades.
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A Special Birthday
On Sunday 15th May a very special celebration was held at the Apoplous Restaurant in Aliki for the 80th birthday of Winsome Barratt.
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Municipal News
A new logo has been chosen for Paros, a booklet promoting Paros's unique beauty and another detailing the achievements of the current administration have been produced. There is also a new bus service in Paroikia and a programme of seminars for the unemployed is to be held next winter.
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International Pithoi Symposium
From June 24th through 27th, Yria Ceramics, above Kostos Village, will host the International Pithoi Symposium bringing together four internationally recognized masters in the ancient art of the pithos, or large pottery jar.
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The New Paroikia Stadium
A major project for Paros will soon be completed for which many Parians have worked, dreamed, been disappointed or simply hoped for for many years - the renovation of the sports ground of Paroikia into a stadium that will host track and football events.
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Health Centre Volunteer Team
Now that the summer season has started, our Health Centre Volunteer Team is again looking for volunteers from the international community to act as support/liaison persons for foreign patients - typically tourists who are involved in road accidents.
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Indiana University Honours Betty Mooney
Dr Betty Mooney, well known to many of us on Paros for her informative and interesting talks on women's health and sexuality, has recently been honoured by Indiana University South Bend with a special Merit Award and Teaching Excellence Recognition Award.
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May Day Festival
858 - that is the fantastic amount of euros that was raised by the energetic team who organised the May Day Festival and Disco at Anemos in Kolymbithres!
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Giannis Roussos, who has been running Audiophile/Market St and Audiophile/Periferiako successfully since 1982, has recently opened a new shop with electrical goods for household purposes and professional use.
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Paros Poetry
Sunset Beach by Nigel Mowat-Napier.
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Tour of Paros 2006 Update
What started as a relatively simple idea of me riding around Paros a few times is becoming a much bigger issue. It seems to have captured the imagination of a number of people as a possible annual event.
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Animal Talk
Good news on agreements reached between PAWS and the Paros Municipality. Some dogs available for adoption and animal welfare contact information.
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My Big Olive Picking
Wolfgang Luz's article on olive picking on Paros was this year's winner of the DIKEMES essay competition.
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12th Island Rally - Naxos 2005
The 12th Island Rally organized by SISA (Sports Car Owners Club) will be held from 24-26th June on Naxos.
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