Pharos, The Canadian-Hellenic Cultural Society was founded in 1980. Lectures are presented on all aspects of Greek culture - from ancient to modern. The final Pharos evening of each season is devoted to modern Greek traditions including dance and music. Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the last Monday of October-November and January-April in the Upper Hall of the Hellenic Community Centre, 4500 Arbutus Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Everyone is welcome.
Greeks on the Nile: 3500 years of Greco-Egyptian Contacts Professor Hector Williams, University of British Columbia This special lecture, jointly presented by Pharos and the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC, will kick offGreek Heritage Month, 2008.
A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.
(Alexandria, Ancient Greek Egypt, terracotta face of a smiling youth.)