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An Evening with the poet Titos Patrikios | Greek Poetry
«You can not have your own place nor your own poetry without your own language» – Titos Patrikios
The Greek Library of London, in collaboration with the Poetry Office (Γραφείον Ποιήσεως), organise the honorary event «Poetry Finds You», which is dedicated to the life and works of Titos Patrikios.
The multi-faceted work of the award-winning poet will be showcased through a selection of poems both in English and Greek.
The projection of relevant audiovisual material accompanied by piano music will present his life and work in a meaningful way.
The poet himself will attend the event and will participate in conversations with the public, allowing his readers the opportunity to discover aspects of his multilayered personality.
Greetings – Speeches:
• Antonis D. Skiathas, Poet – President of the Poetry Office
• Professor Roderick Beaton, Koraes Professor of Modern Greek & Byzantine History, Language & Literature, Kings College, London UK
• Professor David Ricks, Professor of Modern Greek and Comparative Literature, Kings College, London UK
• John Kittmer, Commissioner for the British Indian Ocean Territory jointly with the British Antarctic Territory, Former Ambassador of Britain to Greece
• Dr. Dimitra Tzanidaki – Kreps, Actor – Lecturer in Modern Greek Studies, Reading University
• Konstantinos Alsinos, Writer
Interview with the poet Titos Patrikios: Antonis D. Skiathas
• Antimo Magnotta, Pianist – Composer
• Anastasia Revi, Director – Artistic Director of Theatre Lab Company
With the participation of St Sophia’s School A Level students
The event will take place on Sunday, March 10, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Hellenic Center (16-18 Paddington St, Marylebone, London W1U 5AS).
All proceeds from the event will be used to support the Greek Library of London.