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by Sophia
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:46 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LC poems and songs translated into Greek
Replies: 6
Views: 1867

Re: LC poems and songs translated into Greek

I recently discovered that the first publication of Leonard's poems translated in Greek was actually in 1971 by Andreas Angelakis (Kastaniotis publisher) : Aggelakis.jpg He translates poems from many countries including Canada choosing these Cohen poems:«Ο λόγος που γράφω» (The reason I write), «Ένα...
by Sophia
Sat Dec 10, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested
Replies: 43
Views: 12809

Re: Leonard on the cover - also contributions requested

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"The books' journal" magazine
Greece
Issue:72
December 2016

http://booksjournal.gr/component/k2/ite ... F%CF%82-72

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by Sophia
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

Re: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen

‘Here Lived & Loved Leonard Cohen’ – Hydra Hoteliers Pay Tribute Paying tribute to the man that “lived his best creative years on Hydra, the rocky island that he deeply loved and was inspired by”, the Hydra Hotels Association proposed that November 11 be marked every year on the Saronic isle in memo...
by Sophia
Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: News
Topic: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen
Replies: 6
Views: 1203

Re: Hydra Pays Tribute to Leonard Cohen

Greek islanders pay homage to 'lovely Leonardos' Cohen Hydra (Greece) (AFP) - The islanders of Hydra in Greece Saturday paid their own respects to the man they knew as a good-natured neighbour, 'Leonardos' Cohen, the melancholy musician and poet who died this week at age 82. At the stone house that ...
by Sophia
Sat Jun 06, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra in Poetry
Replies: 7
Views: 2554

Re: Hydra in Poetry

Thanks, Roman :-) There are also Hydra references in Henry Moscovitch poetry: From New Poems (Mosaic Press, 1982) And you writing your Greek poems under a clear sky, the red earth beneath your feet. I am caught in Montreal struggling to get this out while it rains and rains. Where shall I go for cle...
by Sophia
Fri Jun 05, 2015 9:12 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Hydra in Poetry
Replies: 7
Views: 2554

Re: Hydra in Poetry

Two poems about Hydra by Irving Layton: PARTY AT HYDRA For Marianne The white cormorants shaped like houses stare down at you. A Greek Chagal perched them there on the crooked terraces. The steep ascent is through a labyrinth of narrow streets Cobbled with huge stones that speak only Arvanitika. A s...
by Sophia
Tue Jun 02, 2015 4:10 pm
Forum: Hydra Meetups 2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005 & The Event in 2002
Topic: Eat, Pay, Love Hydra
Replies: 18
Views: 4801

Re: Eat, Pay, Love Hydra

This is a crucial week indeed and that's how things are, Ken. Ready for everything now.

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by Sophia
Tue May 12, 2015 6:34 pm
Forum: Adam Cohen
Topic: Adam Cohen at Herodion Theatre in Athens (29/6/15)
Replies: 0
Views: 1853

Adam Cohen at Herodion Theatre in Athens (29/6/15)

The Athens and Epidaurus Festival announced the programme for this summer and Adam Cohen will perform at Herodium on 29 June with the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra, including also some Leonard Cohen songs:

http://greekfestival.gr/en/events/view/ ... cert--2015

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by Sophia
Wed Mar 18, 2015 12:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: Textile art inspired by LC lyrics
Replies: 0
Views: 851

Textile art inspired by LC lyrics

You can have a look on some of Lone Simone Simonsen's textile artwork, a Danish artist, inspired by LC's lyrics:

http://www.bkf.dk/lonesimone-simonsen

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by Sophia
Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Tribute concerts, Cover versions & Soundtracks
Topic: "Bird On The Wire" at Thessaloniki Concert Hall
Replies: 0
Views: 714

"Bird On The Wire" at Thessaloniki Concert Hall

A tribute to Leonard Cohen at Thessaloniki Concert Hall on 28 March by Semeli Tagara, Kostas Maginas and David Lynch including short films and video art by director Spyros Tsiftsis:

http://www.tch.gr/default.aspx?lang=el- ... cheid=1457

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by Sophia
Sat Mar 07, 2015 6:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites
Replies: 70
Views: 12157

Re: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites

Btw, not the first time that his name is connected with this definition of Grand Tour:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=29022&hilit

So, the Grand Tour may refer not only to his recent "adventure"? We'll see :-)

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by Sophia
Sat Mar 07, 2015 2:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites
Replies: 70
Views: 12157

Re: New Album: Leonard Cohen - Can't Forget on retail sites

Thanks Allan and Jarkko. It looks like the Roman Theatre in Alexandria...interesting. Waiting for the contents :-)

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by Sophia
Sat Dec 27, 2014 7:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: "So Long, Marianne: A Love Story" - Greek edition
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

"So Long, Marianne: A Love Story" - Greek edition

Kari Hesthamar's book finally in Greek too, published by Potamos: so_long_marianne-571x800.jpg 84204-188727.jpg So Long Marianne: Μαριάννε Ιλέν-Λέναρντ Κόεν: μια ιστορία έρωτα Writer: Hesthamar Kari Year: 2014 ISBN/ISSN: 978-960-545-044-1 Pages: 320 Dimensions: 14x20,5 cm Language: Greek Publication...
by Sophia
Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen 80 years on September 21, 2014
Topic: Leonard 80 years: Fund Raising for our Hydra Bench
Replies: 197
Views: 43008

Re: Leonard 80 years: Fund Raising for our Hydra Bench

Our Hydra bench project was mentioned in an article about Hydra, Leonard Cohen and his son Adam in big Greek newspaper "Ta Nea"(22/7/14): (Click to enlarge) nea-page-001.jpg http://www.tanea.gr/news/culture/article/5143465/h-ydraiikh-monwsh-kai-apomonwsh-toy-leonarnt-koen-kai-toy-yioy-toy/ Sophia
by Sophia
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:22 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Greek edition of "Book of Mercy"
Replies: 8
Views: 4575

Re: Greek edition of "Book of Mercy"

Another Leonard Cohen tribute night in Athens at "Free Thinking Zone" bookshop on 1st of July with presentation of "Book of Mercy" in Greek.
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