Entries by Angeliki Vayanos

25th of March: What’s it all about?

Written by Marisa Hazakis As a child, the 25th of March meant one thing to me: dressing up in an “embarrassing” costume on a boiling hot day and memorising Greek poems. However, as I grow older (and wiser), the 25th of March is a chance for me to fall in love with my culture over […]

Life of a DJ: Behind The Scenes

The feeling never gets old, the beats are synced, the sound is booming and everyone is moving to one, unanimous rhythm.. The treble, the bass, the crowd and most importantly, the bouzoukia- four very important necessities a DJ needs to completely take hold of a Hellenic event. The DJ gets to understand the crowd and […]

It’s all Greek to me!

I don’t think I can count the amount of times I’ve heard that saying, but I’ve recently realized just how often I’m at a loss for words when asked “so what does this symbolize?” or “how come that’s something you guys do?”… Perhaps that’s the irony of our culture, we are taught things as we’re […]

National Congress Theme 2017: Apokries

Information written by Eugenia Pappathanassiu. Images taken from Google Images.  In a nutshell, Apokries is Greece’s token Carnival which allows Greeks to indulge and celebrate before the 40 day fast (Sarakosti) leading up to Orthodox Easter. It takes place over three weeks: week one is ‘’Profoni’’ (the. Pre-announcement), week two is the ‘’Kreatini’’ (Meat Week) […]

National Congress Theme 2017: Oktoberfest

Article written by our wonderful, Eugenia Pappathanassiu. Images taken from Google Images.  Oktoberfest, which is held annually in Munich, Germany, is the world’s largest ‘’Volkfest’’ which includes a traveling funfair with loads of food and activities as well as the world renowned beer festival. This year, Oktoberfest is 207 years old and still going strong. […]

National Congress Theme 2017: Cinco De Mayo

Article written by our wonderful, Eugenia Pappathanassiu. Images taken from Google Images.  On 5 May every year, Americans drink several shots of tequila in honor of the time when 4000 very inexperienced Mexican soldiers defeated 6500 French soldiers who were well equipped and skilled in the art of war. Yes, Cinco de Mayo, which directly translates to […]

Study Medicine in Cyprus at the University of Nicosia Medical School

The University of Nicosia Medical School is the first & largest Medical School in Cyprus with more than 600 students coming from all around the world. Located in the heart of Nicosia, our state-of-the-art facilities make the University of Nicosia Medical School a fantastic place to learn.  From head-turning Anatomy to Clinical skills and Biology […]

National Congress Theme 2017: Coachella

Article written by our wonderful, Eugenia Pappathanassiu. Images taken from Google Images.  What is it? The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (i.e. Coachella) takes place over two April weekends every year in the sunny Colorado desert where world famous musicians, bands and sculptors convene to exhibit their kooky crafts to fans and fellow fun-havers. […]