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Ikarian Days 2018 in Brussels

Here is the complete programme for the next “Ikarian Days”, which will take place this week-end on 02 and 03 March 2018 in Brussels.

a) These are the people coming to our events:

Friday, 02 March, 8 p. m.: concert of Theologos Kappos, a new singer and composer of the "New wave" in the Greek music scene, with local Orchestra of Nikos Plakas (Nikos Plakas violin, Haris Karapettis guitar, Kostas Kalogridis bouzouki). Accompanied by the singer Violeta Ikari.

This will take place at the "Espace Senghor" Chaussée de Wavre 366, 1040 Etterbeek

Entrance: 15 EUR/Students: 13,50 EUR (food not included).

Please note: after the concert we are inviting you to stay and enjoy with us: local recipes from Ikaria made by Nikos Koundoupis and "Poppi" (Kalliopi Karnavas).

Saturday, 03 March: Salle "Aurore" Chaussée de Mons 714, 1070 Anderlecht

- 4 p. m.: Dance lesson with Christiana Katsarou, she will introduce you to the Ikarian Dances. Ticket (only for the dance lesson: 10 EUR/students 8 EUR);

Ticket for the dance lesson + Panigyriy: 20 EUR/Students 18 EUR (Food NOT included)

- 7 p. m. - 1 a. m.: "Ikariotiko Panigyri" with Nikos Plaka's local orchestra.

The group will be accompanied by the singer Violeta Ikari with the participation of Theologos Kappos.

Ticket: 15 EUR/Students 13,50 EUR (Food and drinks NOT included)

Food will be prepared by Nikos Koundoupis and "Poppi". They will serve you goat meat on rice and Ikarian appetizers. Local products will be there.

b) Where to buy the tickets?

You can buy them online or by e-mail or in Brussels at the Greek bookshop "Périple", Rue Froissart 115, 1040 Brussels. And of course you may get your the tickets at the entrance. BUT: we cannot accept bank or credit cards.

Our contact data: web-page:; by e-mail:

c) You can order your local products in advance:

Via our web-page you can order and pay your Ikarian products in advance and pick them up at our events.

Please find a list of the products and their prices in the annex.

d) Another request:

In case that you like, what we are doing, we would be happy to welcome you as a member at our association. Furthermore every donation is welcome.

Bank account in Belgium: IBAN: BE33 5230 8081 7546; BIC: TRIOBEBB, (Please note: Due to the Belgium tax law every donation of a minimum of 40 EUR/year, based on an official receipt, will be accepted for your tax declaration).

e) Projects financed from the net-profits of the “Ikarian Days 2016” and ideas for further projects In 2017 we have spent money to support families in financial difficulties and at the beginning of the school year 2017/2018 we bought school material for pupils in financial difficulties, too.

Furthermore we initiated an environmental project “Let’s replace plastic bags by cotton bags” in all primary schools on Ikaria, donating 500 cotton bags and pencils to the pupils. With this project the kids are learning to re-use bags and to protect the environment.

From the net-income of the “Ikarian Days 2018” we would like to continue our work as mentioned above and finance further environmental, social and cultural projects.

Thanks for all your support.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the event and we will be happy to meet you on the dance floor.

All the best.

Birgit (Secretary General, "Friends of Ikaria")


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