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IAM TEST – 75th Anniversary Remembrance of the Distomo Holocaust

June 9, 2019 2:00 pm - June 9, 2019 9:00 pm

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The Patriotic Society Distomiton of Chicago invites all to attend the Memorial for the 218 Martyred Heroic Victims of the Nazi holocaust of June 10, 1944, to be held at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago, followed by a presentation at the National Hellenic Museum.
Ο Πατριωτικός Σύλλογος Διστομιτών Σικαγου σας προσκαλεί να τιμήσετε με την παρουσια σας το Μνημόσυνο των 218 μαρτύρων Ηρώων Διστομιτών Θυματών της ναζιστικής Θυριωδίας στις 10 Ιουνίου 1944.

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EUROVISION SONG CONTEST VIEWING PARTY!

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
May 18, 2019 1:00 pm

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Once again, the DANK Haus is opening its doors for one of the greatest contests on earth: the Eurovision Song Contest. Every year, millions of people tune in to watch this wacky, international spectacle. Last year, the winner was the singer Netta from Israel with the song “Toy”, written by Doron Medalie and Stav Beger. So far, Germany has only won the contest twice: in 1982 with Nicole and her unforgettable “Ein bißchen Frieden,” and in 2010 with Lena and her song “Satellite”. Germany is noteworthy for having competed in the contest more than any other country; they have competed in every contest since the first edition in 1956 except for the 1996 contest when the nation was eliminated in a pre-contest elimination round.

As one of the longest-running television shows in the world, the Eurovision Song Contest could be called the “granddaddy” of all singing contests. Since 1956, member countries of the European Broadcasting Union have sent their candidates to compete for the best performance. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed on live television and radio and then casts votes for the other countries’ songs to determine the most popular song in the competition.

DANK Haus will stream the last day of the contest live from Israel. Channel the European in you and come to cheer for your favorite country and song!

Doors open at 1:00 pm | Contest starts at 2:00 pm

Free Admission | Food and drink available for purchase

IAM TEST – EUROVISION SONG CONTEST VIEWING PARTY!

May 9, 2019 12:00 am

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DANK Haus is opening its doors for one of the greatest contests on earth: the Eurovision Song Contest. Every year, millions of people tune in to watch this wacky, international spectacle. Last year, the winner was the singer Netta from Israel with the song “Toy”, written by Doron Medalie and Stav Beger.

So far, Germany has only won the contest twice: in 1982 with Nicole and her unforgettable “Ein bißchen Frieden,” and in 2010 with Lena and her song “Satellite”. Germany is noteworthy for having competed in the contest more than any other country; they have competed in every contest since the first edition in 1956 except for the 1996 contest when the nation was eliminated in a pre-contest elimination round. As one of the longest-running television shows in the world, the Eurovision Song Contest could be called the “granddaddy” of all singing contests. Since 1956, member countries of the European Broadcasting Union have sent their candidates to compete for the best performance. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed on live television and radio and then casts votes for the other countries’ songs to determine the most popular song in the competition.

DANK Haus will stream the last day of the contest live from Israel. Channel the European in you and come to cheer for your favorite country and song!

Doors open at 1:00 pm | Contest starts at 2:00 pm

Free Admission | Food and drink available for purchase

IAM TEST – Work and Wedding Songs: Perspectives on the Greek Female Nostos

May 2, 2019 11:00 pm - May 3, 2019 1:00 am

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Work and Wedding Songs: Perspectives on the Greek Female Nostos from Antiquity and Beyond with Prof. Andromachne Karanika and Moderator Dr. Angeliki Tzanetou

This talk will take us on a journey of the tradition of folk songs and poetry from antiquity to contemporary examples. With a methodology of “excavating under the words” it argues that the women’s song and poetry tradition and also lived experienced shaped much of the ancient poetry. With examples from Homer, the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, Sappho, and ballads and folk songs from contemporary Greece we will seek to uncover women’s voices and experiences.

Biography: Andromache Karanika is an Associate Professor of Classics at the University of California, Irvine. She received her PhD at Princeton University and has published articles on Homer, women’s oral genres, lament, pastoral poetry and, recently on Homeric reception in Byzantine literature. She is the author of “Voices at Work: Women, Performance, and Labor” (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014) ; she has also co-authored a textbook on Modern Greek. She is the editor of TAPA (Transactions of the American Philological Association) and serves on many committees in the University of California (Religious Studies, Medical Humanities)

IAM TEST – Lecture “Self-Healing Habits”

April 23, 2019 12:00 am - April 23, 2019 3:00 am

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Certified Nutritionist, Herbalist and Self-Healing Teacher, Daiva Gaulyte is coming from Alaska to Chicago and we invited her to our museum to share her insights.In her talk she will share how from a “6 months to live” sentence from her doctor, she became healthier and happier than before.
She will share her self-healing habits, that anyone could apply.