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A Message from the President – December 2014

The Holidays are upon us and this last month of the year has brought us some significant developments. I am happy to announce that the HCGM members present at the last General Assembly approved the Bank of Montreal’s offer of refinancing for the HCGM.  This new agreement will significantly facilitate our growing Organisation’s daily operations,…

201412.09
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« The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great »

-by Constance Karvelas On Wednesday, December 10, 2014, an exclusive advance preview and world premiere of a major exhibition of Greek antiquities will take place at Pointe-à-Callière, Montreal’s museum of Archaeology and History. « The Greeks –  Agamemnon to Alexander the Great » will bring together more than 500 artifacts – brilliant examples of sculpture, painting and…

201412.09
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Le Temps des fleurs, le temps des neiges

-by Dimitri Ilias Following an intense audition period, 33 young singers from École Socrates-Demosthènes were selected for the children’s choir, and are now sacrificing their Sundays practicing and preparing for Le Temps des fleurs, le temps des neiges, the French version of the massive multi-disciplinary book/CD for children first published in English in October 2013….

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Γιαγιάς Christmas Canes

Mary knocked over her coffee cup as she cleared the table. Her son, Peter, a student of École Socrates-Démosthène had just finished breakfast and she is in a hurry to get him to school and then get to work herself.  Christmas is Peter’s favourite time of the year.  His face is beaming as he is…

201412.09
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The feast of Lord’s Nativity

On the 15th of November every year begins the fasting period for the Lord’s feast of Nativity. It is the time to prepare ourselves in order to receive the good news of our Lord’s birth. All the texts of the Church that we chant and read during this period provide for us all the information…