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HAWC Spetses island celebration to honor Hellenic Heroines Online on June 26-28

The Hellenic American Women’s Council (HAWC) Spetses celebration to honor the Hellenic Heroines on June 26-28 at the Anargyrios & Korgialenios Foundation Estate (“Anargyrios”) in Spetses, Greece, will also be available online for those not attending in person. Virtual attendees may follow on YouTube, Facebook, and Zoom.
On Saturday, June 26, 9-9:45 PM Greek Time, the traditional Greek dance performance by the renowned Lykeion Ellinidon from the Mosaic Courtyard of Laskarina Bouboulina Museum will be available for viewing on YouTube. More information about the Lykeion Ellinidon is available online: in Greek and in English
On Sunday, June 27, 10:45 AM-12:30 PM Greek Time, the Panel Discussion: Hellenic Heroines – Laskarina Bouboulina, Manto Mavrogenous, Despina Achladioti, Lady of Ro, features Pavlos Demertzis-Bouboulis, a 6th generation descendant of the Greek revolutionary heroine Laskarina Bouboulina who will speak about his ancestor, Laskarina. He is the Director of the Bouboulina Museum in Spetses and a graduate of the Business School at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Dr. Annita Prassa, a historian specializing in Greek History of the 19th and 20th centuries will speak about Manto Mavrogenous. Her research interests include the history of Greek and European Education, Greek Enlightenment, and the Greek Revolution. Acclaimed Greek actress and HAWC member, Fotini Baxevani will talk about Despina Achladioti, the Lady of Ro. During the evening, she will perform the play, The Lady of Ro, and transform into Despina, the patriotissa who became a national legend.
Read more at thenationalherald.com
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Original article: HAWC Spetses island celebration to honor Hellenic Heroines Online on June 26-28.