American Hellenic Council Awards Gala this Saturday!
Please join LAGFF at the American Hellenic Council Annual Awards Gala this Saturday, April 25th at 6 PM at theMillennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles in celebration of the accomplishments of these outstanding individuals: Chairman, CEO and Global Co-CIO of Calamos Investments, John Calamos and Owner and Founder of Felix BNI, Peter Economides will be honored with the Aristeion Award for their extraordinary accomplishments in their fields of expertise.
Former United States Ambassador to the Republic of Hungary, Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis will be honored with the Pericles Award for her advocacy of peace, democracy, and justice.
Author of "Kissinger & Cyprus: A Study in Lawlessness", Gene Rossides will be honored with the Theodore Saloutos Award.
The International Project Discovery Forum (IPDF), which provides mentorship and development to visiting filmmakers and their projects during LA Greek Film Festival, is currently accepting new volunteers for the upcoming event, June 3-7 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Meet filmmakers and make industry contacts while helping to manage forums, one-on-ones, and workshops. IPDF offers volunteers hands-on experience and an insider's view to the development process in the entertainment and new media industries.
Join us this coming Thursday, April 30 at the Pool Deck of the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood and meet professionals working in entertainment, media and the cinematic arts.
The Networking Mixer is free and open to the public.
Valet parking is offered to LAGFF guests for $10.
LAGFF Networking Mixer - Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Pool Deck at The Standard, Hollywood
8300 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Join us after work, meet, mingle and learn more about the upcoming 9th Los Angeles Greek Film Festival!
AUCTION TRAVEL PACKAGES
Preview our 2015 Auction - dream vacations in some of the most beautiful, elegant and luxurious travel destinations in the world. Bidding will go live in May and close after the Festival, so take a peek and get ready to make your dream vacation a reality!
Cotommatae 1810 Boutique Hotel of Hydra
Situated in the center of the historical town of Hydra, theCotommatae 1810 Guest Househas been opened as a special Boutique Hotel. It is a traditional Hydrian Mansion which over the past four years has been lovingly restored by the descendants of the original owners who have taken great care to retain its character and history. We invite you to travel to Hydra to enjoy a romantic escape in an exceptional house where you will find comfort, relaxation and pleasure on a car-free island.
Make this a perfect summer with a week for two cruising the heart of the Aegean, including Mykonos, Kusadasi, Samos, Milos, Lavrion, Syros, Cesme, Kos, ios, Santorini and Athens. We promise you seven days you'll remember forever. www.celestyalcruises.com
Andronis Luxury Suites - Santorini
Nestled in the Caldera cliff with a heavenly view of the volcano, the charming white-washed villas, and the surrounding islands and the Aegean Sea, Andronis Luxury Suites represents the most luxurious, dreamy escape in a Mediterranean setting beyond comparison. This multi-villa property gently cascades down the side of this famous Greek island, forming part of the traditional landscape yet with Zen-like sophistication and discrete luxury that transform these 25 award-winning suites into a lifetime experience for its elite visitors. www.andronisexclusive.com
Petra & Fos Boutique Hotel & Spam - Mani
Petra & Fos Boutique Hotel & Spa addresses the sophisticated guest who seeks discreet luxury and comfort, and an authentic experience that is designed to arouse fantasy and romance in an idyllic setting. www.petrafoshotel.com
Hotel Nikopolis - Thessaloniki
Hotel Nikopolis Thessaloniki is a 5-Star Boutique City Resort, and is situated less than 2 miles from Makedonia airport and 20 minutes away from the center of Thessaloniki. Its location, at the heart of commercial activity, positions the Hotel as a great destination for business and leisure travelers. The high quality and flawless service, the spacious and modern decorated areas and its unique architectural features, have gained the appreciation and trust of the most demanding travelers. www.hotel-nikopolis.com
Varos Village - Lemnos
Varos Village is located on the island of Lemnos, where tradition and luxury meet in a real Greek village. Buildings that once served as residences, an old village coffee shop, and authentic windmills, have been converted and restored to offer an exclusive accommodation experience for the seasoned traveler. www.varosvillage.com
Micra-Anglia Hotel - Andros
At Micra-Anglia Boutique Hotel, the glorious past meets with the elegant present day on this beautiful island. Your stay will be a unique and highly stylish experience.www.micra-anglia.gr
Aegea Blue Cycladitic Resort - Andros
A private paradise located on Andros Island, offering unique views and private moments, with stunning sea views and unforgettable sunsets.www.aegeablue.gr
Apollonion Palace - Syros
One of the island's most luxurious hotels, the Appollonion Palace, is housed in a historic 19th century neoclassical building, where its foundation touches the sea. This unique 5-Star hotel has a magnificent terrace, perfect to enjoy an ouzo and romantic musings in the moonlight. www.apollonionpalace.gr
Stay tuned for featured highlights of these vacation venues in each week's newsletter. More information on each hotel is available, just click on the hotel of your choice underAuction Sponsors, to the left. Don't miss your opportunity see the splendid beauty of Greece!
LAGFF salutes and welcomes the new Consul General of Greece in Los Angeles, Gregory Karahalios, and wishes him a successful and creative stay.
Special thanks go to ELMA, an organization dedicated to the promotion of European Cinema in America.
We are grateful to Consul General of Cyprus Andreas Kyprianides for his continued support and tireless efforts to promote Hellenism.
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