New York – Jun 14 2011

Launched by founder Kaisa Kokkonen, EuroCircle’s Power Cocktails is New York EuroCircle’s most anticipated business networking and social event. This event has exploded into our most anticipated event of the season.

Dress Code: Business or business casual GENTLEMEN MUST WEAR JACKETS, TIES ARE OPTIONAL. If you forgot yours, they can borrow you one.

Join us as we gather at the legendary Four Seasons Grill Room to celebrate with our special co-hosts, cocktails and as always charming EuroCircle company.

OUR FEATURED NORDIC/SCANDINAVIAN CO-HOSTS ARE:

MALENA BELAFONTE, Denmark, www.malenabelafonte.com
ANDERS HOLST, Sweden, Jazz Crooner, www.andersholst.com
ISRAEL ERIC UPMANN, Sweden, Senior Jewelry Buyer/Merchandising Executive
RASMUS JENSEN and ANDERS KROG, Denmark, Danes in NYC
PAULA JAAKKOLA, Finland, Music Professional, Journalist, www.musicwithwings.com
ELIN JUSELIUS, , Sweden, Historic Preservation MS Candidate, Pratt Institute Corporate Governance Analyst
ANN-CHRISTINE WESTERLUND, Finland, a CPA, Scandinavian-US tax Advisor, www.westmusa.com
MIRVA LEMPIAINEN, Finland, a Freelance journalist
INKA JUSLIN, Finland

Read more about the hosts at www.eurocircle.net/events/14475

LUMENE is donating the first 180 registered event attendees a lovely gift bag (a Lumene Vitamin C+ Nourishing Day Cream, Lumene Invigorating Roll-on Eye Serum) www.lumeneusa.com

PinkCalyx.com Jewelry will gift the first forty ladies that show up to the event with a $50 gift certificate to PinkCalyx.com www.pinkcalyx.com

We look forward to seeing you all there to meet our featured co-hosts!

Sherry Kumar (Serbia), Alexandra Spirer (USA) & Ermonela Opari (Albania)

EuroCircle New York Team

VOLUNTEERS:

PS. Volunteers are needed. If you would like to help out with photography or guest registrations, please contact Alex at awspirer@gmail.com.

Led by suave, European host-owners Alex von Bidder and Julian Niccolini Four Seasons Restaurant delivers superior service, first-class Continental cuisine to an urbane crowd that is considered “who’s who in the city”. The regulars tout lunching among “power players” in the Grill Room or dining in the Serene “Pool Room” at night. The Four Seasons philosophy is “less is more” – figures it was designed by Philip Johnson and Mies can der Rohe. And yes, it is expensive – but guess what, you are worth it! Treat yourself!

Visit www.fourseasonsrestaurant.com

New York – Oct 06 2007

Chelsea in New York City is the world’s center for contemporary art, with over 300 galleries in a concentrated area. For each 2-hour gallery tour, our director selects the 8 most fascinating and varied exhibits for you to explore – you’ll see the newest in painting, sculpture, electronic media and photography, by American and international artists. At each stop, our director, who holds a Ph.D. in arts education, helps explain the artwork and leads the group in lively discussion.

Meeting Place: 526 W. 26th Street between 10th Ave and 11th Ave

Meeting Time: 1:45 pm, tour begins promptly at 2:00 pm
I will be there from 1:30 pm, If you made alternative payment arrangements with me, please try to get there a little earlier or on time to ensure we do not delay the start of the tour

Please check in with me (Denise). I will give you a small sticker to identify you with our guide and the galleries that you are part of the Eurocircle group (I am a female with short brown hair and will have a Eurocircle name badge and clipboard)

We finish at 4pm, you will plenty of time to enjoy Chelsea Market, Local eateries or continue on your own through other galleries and everything the meat packing district has to offer.

Saturday October 6th 2-4pm
$25 per person

Pre-payment is required by October 3rd

New York – Sep 13 2007

WHAT & WHY: dancing, mingling, meeting people (some call it “networking”) from allover the world but especially from Nordic countries tonight and learning positive “tidbits” about the 5 Nordic countries in a casual & fun athmosphere. You do NOT have to be European or Nordic to attend. However, we hope you walk away with your complimentary LUMENE cosmetics/skincare gift bags for men and women(valued $30-80 each) feeling you know something about 5 NORDIC COUNTRIES, its products i.e Lumene, Finlandia Cheeses, FinnCrisp and wanting to visit these 5 beautiful countries. View ARENA !

No door fee from anyone who signs up online for the event by Sept 13 3 pm, otherwise $10 at the door between 7 pm and 9 pm. NON-MEMBERS: email to newyork@eurocircle.com. Complimentary appetizers by Finlandia Cheese (display by Seven’s Turkish Grill ar 158 W72nd St) and FinnCrisp

PROGRAM
7 pm doors open
7 pm to 7:30 DVD of Anders Holst music playing, intro by Quincy Jones
Blending smoky jazz with the adult contemporary melodicism of Sting, Seal, and Leonard Cohen
7 pm to 9:15 pm Check the Nordic tables, sample cheeses, pick-up your Lumene giftbags, meet the representatives from many cohosting>organizations, Finland Tourist Board, learn about upcoming Swedish, Finnish and other events
7:30 pm to 8 pm Anders Holst performing with Tim Armacost. Tim is a very accomplished saxophonist.
8:00 pm to 8:15 pm Runway Fashion Show
9:15 pm Raffle winner announced, a beautiful overnight bag with Lumene products,value $350 (your business card is your ticket, look for Golden boxes after the show)
Dancing, mingling until midnight – two European DJs Palamuth and Tossun will take
care of the dance music

Meet some intriguing Nordic members i.e.:
Anders Holst
Soulful Swedish singer/songwriter Anders Holst blends smoky jazz with the adult contemporary melodicism of Sting, Seal, and Leonard Cohen.

ANDERS HOLST WITH TIM ARMACOST
We’ll have a pleasure listening to Anders perform with the wonderful saxophonist Tim Armacost around 7:30 pm to 8 pm..

KAIKU, is an eclectic world music band based in New York City lead by two Finnish women Paula Jaakkola and Jaana Kantola. Kaiku is Finlandia Foundation Performer of the Year 2006. They perform regularly in and out of town and are available for private parties. CD’s available for $18.00. Kaiku will be in concert on October 23rd at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe hosted by Finland Center.

Vocalist Sofia Laiti was born in Lapland, the unique society in the northernmost arctic area in Finland. As a teenager, Sofia studied classical music in the Music Conservatory at Kuopio.
Throughout the 1980′s, she made a significant impact in Helsinki, winning major prizes and grants, and making triumphant appearances. In 1991 – Sofia moved to New York, aided by a grant from the State Music Council of Finland.

Maria Melin, a Swedish-born freelance photographer/editor (who has worked as a journalist too), whose assignments range accross news, entertainment, fashion, corporate and features, which has allowed her to work closely with Peter Jennings, Regis Philbin, Ted Koppel and Barbara Walters.

Photography/Videography by Marek Wysocki and Andre Kopinski.

RUNWAY FASHION SHOW featuring Shelly Steffee and Flip Dresses for ladies and ETON Shirts of Sweden for gentlemen. Please not that all EuroCircle members can ask for 10% discount at Shelly Steffee’s stylish Meatpacking District store, 34 Gansevoort Street (close to Pastis)! Shelly Settee with her design team as well as Cristine DeAngelo from Flip Dresses will join us tonight (as well as both owners of Flip Dresses; Steve Catarone and Arthur Adelman)

Artistic Design Team from Premier Atelier Salon of White Plains and Manhattan (hairstyling and make-up)

Meet our (mainly NORDIC) models for the show:
Pia S. (Finland)
Kirsi J. (Finland)
Mia (Finland)
Annina M. (Sweden/Finland)
Tove (Sweden)
Ann F. (Sweden)
Carolina G (Sweden)
Katharina W (Sweden)
Katrin T (Sweden), ETON Shirts of Sweden
Sofia S (Sweden), ETON Shirts of Sweden
Lynn S (Sweden), ETON Shirts of Sweden
Lynn S (Sweden)
Ellis N (Sweden)
Sanne G (Sweden)
Elisabet O (Sweden)
Matilda H (Sweden)
Martina R(Slovakia)
Olga B (Estonia)
Stella Y (Russia)
Antonia K (Netherlands)

Gentlemen wearing Eton Shirts:
Antoine Blech, Alexander T (Sasha), Morten Davidsen, Nelson S and JC Agid
In association with

Finland Tourist Board, www.visitfinland.com, Maria Sarvanski
Finland Center, www.finlandcenter.org, Jaana Rehnstrom, Juha Himanen
Finnish & American Women’s Network (FAWN, www.fawnet.org
Finnish American Chamber of Commerce New York, www.facc-ny.com, Kerstin Nordin
Young Associates of FACC, www.facc-ny.com, Tuula Vartiainen

Ärtans Vänner, www.artans-vanner.com/, Rune Hedeborg, Sweden

Consulate General of Iceland in NYC, www.iceland.org/us/nyc/

LUMENE – The Finnish Cult Beauty product! Lumene Time Freeze Instant Lift Mask has won the CEW Beauty Awards 2007. Learn more here!.
Why British Vogue likes Lumene?

Taste of Nordic “goodies” such as Finn Crisp and Finlandia Cheeses. Cheese display by Seven’s Mediterranean Turkish Grill at 158 West 72nd Street!

Skål! Or KIPPIS in Finnish! Let’s bring our glasses together for all things Nordic. Bring all your friends and rock out to some well-known Nordic tunes like Abba but most of the evening to great international dance music..selected by our two European DJs Palamuth and Tossun (a.k.a Jack & Murat)

If you are curious to read what is stereotyped as “Finnish” or “Swedish”, login and go to our forums. Especially if you a Nordic person you may get a kick out of it! AND, we think you all should really check out how to
www.GoScandinavia.com!

Scandinavia is a historical and geographical region centered on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe which includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The other Nordic countries, Finland and Iceland (+ the Faroe Islands), are also sometimes included because of their close historic and cultural relations to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark.

Although it depends on context which countries are considered Scandinavian, the term the NORDIC COUNTRIES is used unambiguously for Norway, Sweden, Denmark (including the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Finland (including Åland) and Iceland.

EuroCircle welcomes other NORDIC/SCANDINAVIAN organizations/institutions/performers to participate this evening as co-hosts.
Please contact Kaisa at newyork (at) eurocircle (dot) com

Say Hello to Nordic Fashion by Ulf B Martensson from Nordic Reach magazine:

http://www.nordicreach.com/articles/fashion/26/

Interested in Scandinavian Culture – become a member of American Scandinavian Foundation to learn about cultural events in New York City!

New York – Apr 01 2006

All payments will be required in-advance . No walk-ins allowed – security at any diplomatic missions requires a list of the attendees in-advance.
Cost $65

AMISH MARKET is owned by Turkish people, who believe in organic and fresh products. They will provide you a taste of this during the Turkish Night! Upon your departure pick up a bottle of Amish Market’s spring water and a discount coupon to AMISH Market.

Sounds by DJ Palamuth,DJ Tossun and DJ BoFo from FLYING KILIM ENTERTAINMENT

EuroCircle presents

Omer Onhon, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey and Mrs. Meltem Onhon from Culture and Tourism office, biz2gether.net and EuroCircle cordially invite EuroCircle members to experience an unforgettable Turkish Night at the Turkish Center and Consulate!

More about the Program
Everyone will start with a quick look inside Turkey – via Turkish Center where you will find goodies from our friends at AMISH MARKET
Official welcome by Consul General Omer Onhon at 7:40pm (he has to leave around 8:00 pm)
Tango performance by Jak Karako from BailaTango after welcome/before buffet
Buffet served 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm Catering by SIP SAK, Chef Orhan Yegen
Bellydancer…
Dancing

All the event attendees will be automatically enrolled for a raffle taking place later on in April at our next monthly networking event – the prize will be an airline ticket to TURKEY for one, donated by www.AlpTravel.com and bywww.ezticketsales.com.

Your event fee will include: admission, a sumptous Turkish dining experience created by Orhan Yegen, the ponytailed chef/owner of SIP SAK with the wandering whisk, who has been described something like the Jennifer Lopez of Turkish restaurants — he loves them, and then, alas, he leaves them. Orhan says about Turkish cooking that it’s the world’s finest cuisine, which we heard also at a lecture about the best 3 cuisines in the world inlcude French, Chinese and TURKISH. Orhan promised to provide us the best Turkish sampling (buffet style) of 6 different appetizers, entree, dessert, coffee). You will also enjoy open bar with Turkish wine, the famous Efes beer and a little taste of Raki. Not to mention that you will taste some Turkish Delights (thanks to Nihal from Alp Travel) and the miracle nuts from Turkey (hazelnuts.

You will enjoy also tasting the wonderful REYKA VODKA from Iceland.

Tango is such a passionate dance, Jak Karako and his partner from www.BailaTango.com/ny/ will perform during the evening. Born in Istanbul, Turkey Jak’s passion for dance started at age fourteen with international folk dancing. About the way Turks dance: Turkish tango is unique in the way the dancers approach the dance floor. Students are taught to be decisive – to move without hesitation. There are no steps like the boring “side-to-side”; in fact, ladies, when you are asked to dance, be ready, because the moment you hit the floor, you’re off! And the men generate so much energy in their lower bodies, you feel like a semi-truck is coming at you.
Sounds by Turkish DJ Palamuth, DJ Tossun and DJ BoFo from Flying Kilim Entertainment.

ATTIRE: Black tie or cocktail attire (meaning men do not have wear a tuxedo, dark suit is fine, mos women will dress short dresses but everything festive is acceptable)

Cuneyt Sengul at www.chesphoto.com/ will be responsible for the photography of the event.

Special decorative touches such as Turkish Kilims by IGBHome (Istanbul Grand Bazaar, Inc in Kearny, NJ) Shipping Line
were made possible with the gracious help by Latvian American Shipping Line

Let’s just relax while dreaming about visiting this fascinating country.

“Turkey is a paradise of sun, sea, mountains, and lakes that offers the vacationer a complete change from the stress and routine of everyday life. From April to October, most places in Turkey have an ideal climate that is perfect for relaxing on sandy beaches or enjoying the tranquility of mountains and lakes.

Turkey also has a magnificent past, and is a land full of historic treasures from 13 successive civilizations spanning 10,000 years. Even if you spend only a short time in Turkey, you can see a lot of this great heritage.

There is no doubt that one visit will not be enough, and you will want to come back again and again as you discover one extraordinary place after another.
All of them, no matter how different, have one thing in common: the friendly and hospitable people of this unique country.

Official Name: The Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti)
Founder: Mustafa Kemal ATATÃœRK (1881-1938)
‘Peace at home, Peace in the world’
QUOTES ON ATATÃœRK
” I learned about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk from someone who knows him very well. As I was speaking to the Foreign Affairs Minister of the Soviet Union, Litvinov, he told me that the most valuable and interesting leader in the world does not live in Europe but beyond the Straits in Ankara and that he was the President of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. ” by Franklin D. Roosevelt

Capital: Ankara
Population: 67.8 million (as of 2000)
Language: Turkish (uses Latin Alphabet)
Currency: New Turkish Lira (YTL) as of 01/01/2005
1YTL = 1,000,000 TL (Turkish Lira)
Location: Eastern Mediterranean. Located on two contitents Europe and Asia. The European part of Turkey is called Thrace, while the Asian part is called Anatolia or Asia Minor.
Area: 814 578 Km2 (314 500 square miles)
% 3 on the European continent
% 97 on the Asian continent

Major Cities:
Istanbul 10.0 million
Ankara 4.0 million
Izmir 3.3 million
Konya 2.2 million
Bursa 2.1 million
Adana 1.8 million

Religion: 99 percent of the population is Muslim. Turkey is a secular state that assures complete freedom of worship to non-Muslims.

National Anthem: Istiklal Marsi

Lyrics by: Mehmet Akif Ersoy
Adopted as Turkey’s National Anthem on March 12, 1921

Government: Turkey is democratic, secular and social state governed by the rule of law; committed to the nationalism of Atatürk and based on the principle of the separation of powers;
Legislative Power: The Turkish Grand National Assembly
Executive Power: President and the Council of Ministers.
Judicial Power: Independent courts and supreme judiciary organs.
Coastline: 8333 Km. (5000 miles)
Turkey is surrounded by sea on three sides, by the Black Sea in the north, the Mediterranean in the south and the Aegean Sea in the west. In the northwest there is also an important internal sea, the Sea of Marmara, between the straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus.

Geographical Regions: Turkey has 80 administrative provinces and seven geographical regions. The first four of the seven regions are given the names of the seas which are adjacent to them.

– Black Sea Region
– Marmara Region
– Aegean Region
– Mediterranean Region

The other three regions are named in accordance with their location in the whole of Anatolia.

– Central Anatolia Region
– Eastern Anatolia Region
– Southeastern Anatolia Region

Famous Landmarks: Ayasofya Museum, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, ancient City of Troy, Ephesus, Aphrodisias, Pergamon, Pamukkale, Goreme-Cappadocia, Mt.Nemrut, Safranbolu.

Other Useful Information

Time: Local time is equal to GMT + 2 hours. Same time zone all over the country (seven hours ahead of U.S. eastern standard time).

Electricity: 220 volts a.c. throughout Turkey
Weights and Measures: Metric and Kilo system

TRIVIA: Did you know that Turks introduced coffee to Europe and the tulip to the Dutch. More facts at: www.aboutturkiye.org

New York – Apr 01
Saturday, April 01, 2006 in New York at 7 pm

Location: Consulate General of Turkey
Address: Turkish Center 821 United Nations Plaza (46 & First Av) New York NY
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New York – Feb 12 2009

RSVP CLOSED – ONLY $20 payments at the door at this point

EUROCIRCLE’s 10th ANNIVERSARY and Breast Cancer Benefit and Kaisa’s farewell to NYC.

COVER:
$10 in advance for 200 first attendees / $20 at the door. Advance ticket sale begins on January 31, 2009.

You can send a $10 check payable to EuroCircle to Kaisa Kokkonen, 161 West 61st St apt 31 C, NY NY 10023 (or use paypal to send the $10 per person fee newyork@eurocircle.com)
Send your $10 via PayPal HERE!

Fashion Show begins at 8:30 PM

Entertainment by 4 European DJ team:

Dj Jack Meister and Dj Mike Rich
Bulgarian DJS Bedo & Boji from 10.30 PM till 1 am…

Event production by Raylette Smith of Le Monde Management, Julia Daskalova NEDELNIK PRESS, SARAR Team and www.EuroCircle.com.
Party for a cause! A vibrant European community comes together for a PINK night of fashion, music, entertainment, romance and personal connections. Together we can make a difference by working to increase awareness about the prevention and early detection of Breast Cancer and by providing support for those facing the disease and for their loved ones.
Part of the evening proceeds will go to breast cancer charity: $1 per each PINK DRINK SPECIAL will go directly to the charity

RUNWAY FASHION SHOW
The Pink Party Fashion Show will be a professionally produced runway show featuring SARAR. Physical production will be by Le Monde Management and the actual fashion show will be overseen by Ms. Raylette Smith.

JOHN ALLAN’S:
Gentlemens hair styled by John Allan’s Studios (4 locations from Saks Fifth Avenue to Tribeca – NYC
418 Washington St.)
to make an appointment: www.johnallans.com

RED MARKET SALON & AVI GOLAN HAIR SALON
Red Market Salon,32 Gansevoort Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10014 Phone: (212) 929-9600
Avi Golan Hair Salon,111 John Street ,New York, NY 10038
Phone: (347) 482-1391

FACE STOCKHOLM:
Make-up for the show by a mother daughter team, FACE Stockholm – the only Swedish cosmetics company to give you makeup and skincare that is true to the Swedish beauty ideal-natural, trend forward, simple, clean, gorgeous and fun! Every Face Stockholm store is staffed with professional makeup artists who are the top talent in the business.
NYC locations: 110 Prince Street, New York and
The Shops at Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus CircleNew York NY 10019
www.facestockholm.com

JEWELRY DESIGN:

Shamley’s Jewelry – Princeton

TOUCH OF ROMANCE TO HONOR VALENTINE’S DAY WEEKEND:
Join us for and evening filled with some of the hottest DJs in NYC European community. Not to mention the hottest dating expert in the USA. Donna Barnes. Our celebrity Dating & Relationship Coach, on-air expert for ABC News’ “What Would You Do?” and author of e-book “It’s All About You! How to Use Your Power to Get (and Keep) a Wonderful Man” www.GetaWonderfulMan.com

COMPLIMENTARY GIFT BAG:
The first 400 attendees will receive complimentary Gift bag by SARAR, JOHN ALLAN’s, LUMENE and possibly even surprises from Face Stockholm (each gift retail value $25-40)

PINK DRINK SPECIALs $10 ($1 goes to charity)
♦ Pink Cosmo On The Rocks
(Vodka, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Cranberry Juice)
♦ Pink Champagne Cocktail
(Champagne, Campari)
♦ Pink Lady
(Gin, Grenadine, Cream)

By ordering a Pink Drink you donate $1 to the
National Breast Cancer Foundation!

DRESS CODE:
Chic. Gentlemen – BLACK or GRAY, Ladies – PINK in any shade, BLACK. Of course gentlemen can show your support by wearing something PINK too! (bowties, shirt, tie, flower, hat..)

We would like to say THANK YOU to:

SARAR – www.sarar.com

JOHN ALLAN’S – www.johnallans.com

FACE Stockholm – www.facestockholm.com

SHANE&SHAWN – www.shaneandshawn.com

LUMENE – www.lumene.com

NEDELNIK EVENTS & Julia Daskalova-Quinn- www.nedelnikevent.com

LE MONDE MANAGEMENT – Raylette Smith & William Ivaska

NOLCHA – www.Nolcha.com

MODELS i.e:
Ingrid, Shaun, Noelle, Jon Paul,Jennifer, Richard, Joost, Bobbi, Tyler, Alex, Corlis, Kelsey, Libra, Anna, Carlee, Bruce, Chris, Chiamaka, Aly, Ruedi, Wilmer, Cynthia, Bryan,Thacia

Our Photographers, Videographers:
Randolph Hernandez, Pawel J. Raphael Pungin
Eric Faltraco, Hanna, Stanislava

Guests at the 2009 EuroCircle’s 10th Anniversary Party Featuring Fashion will be made up of men and women mostly in their twenties through fifties from all walks of life; including diplomates, business owners, key decision makers, educators, artists, and musicians.

New York – Jan 16 2009

THE ADDRESS WAS SENT TO EVERYONE AROUND NOON THURSDAY: If you sent a check/PayPal and did not receive the address, nmake sure to call 212-757-2224 or send an email Kaisa at newyork(at)eurocircle.com to receive the address (technical glitch). Check for CANCELLATIONS (refund policy is the same 24 h as alwasy as indicated in our terms)!

URGENT: Use Paypal to send $75 to newyork(at)eurocircle.com
Send your $75 via PayPal HERE!

Attire: cocktail or creative black tie – dark suit for men

Entertainment Highlights:
Kaiku Girls a.k.a Jaana and Paula from Finland – www.kaikumusic.com and Mimoza Cakrani, flute

EuroCircle celebrates its 10th Anniversary – the actual date for the for the first event in NYC first was Monday, Jan 11 1999 (City Hall restaurant in Tribeca)

Featuring Finland and more – Ambassador Kirsti Lintonen (permanent representative/Finland to United Nations) allows us to celebrate at her beautiful residence.

This event will be BY INVITATION only and you must be on the guest list to attend. Space is strictly limited. All $75 payments will be collected in-advance so our chef can prepare hors d’ouvres for cocktail style reception. Drinks: the selected wines, soft drinks, juices and vodka mixed drinks. And since we are enjoying the Finnish athmosphere, we are tasting the fantastic Finlandia Cheeses!

Visit www.finlandiacheese.com for more info!

Luksusowa Vodka & Zubrowka Vodka will complete the tour around Europe! These exceptional upscale Polish Potato base vodkas are fantastic. Luksusowa, the Polish word for “luxury, has a superior taste that is a result of its potato-base. Most domestic vodkas are distilled from corn, most imported vodkas from rye. But Luksusowa is painstakingly made from Poland’s select potato crop grown exclusively in the Baltic coast region of North Poland. It takes ten times more potatoes than it would take of grain to make Luksusowa, the preferred vodka of people who can taste and appreciate the smoother texture and richer taste.

COMPLIMENTARY GIFTBAG BY LUMENE
All attendees will receive a complimentary GIFT BAG from LUMENE – the leading European Skin Care company. Your gift bag will include Lumene’s Radiant Vitamin C + Beauty Drops and Sensitive Brown Mascaras.

Our wines will be chosen by Konstantine Drougos, who has spent many years managing Greek & other portfolios in New York’s competitive market. He has been associated with the food and wine industry since 1988, both in sales and distribution; he is considered to be an authority on Greek food and wine. Konstantine is President & Founder of Wonderful Ethnic – www.wonderfulethnic.com, one of the premier importers of wines from Greece, Brazil, and Cyprus in the US.

We would like to thank Costas Mouzouras from www.GothamWines.com – located at 94th & Bway for the re-introduction!

LIST OF WINES:

VATISTAS ASSYRTIKO 2006
Bright crystal yellow- white color, aromas of fruit such as citrus and lime. Grape selection and meticulous vinification resulted to a distinctive acid but pleasant wine with rich mouth and long fruity aftertaste. Produced fro 100% Assyrtiko.

HAGGIPAVLU MANTINIA MOSCHOFILERO 2007
A mix of wonderful aromas of exotic fruits. Full bodied with lovely fruit and a long, mineral, honey, fruit finish. If you are tired of Chardonnay, try this. From 100% Moschofilero of the A.O.C region of Mantinia at elevation 1600 feet.

MEGAPANOS AGHIORGITIKO NEMEA 2005
Rich and intense crimson color. To the nose it reveals red fruit such as sour cherry, which is also distinctive of the grape variety. Fills the mouth with its rich body and full tast of fruit. Fine, lasting taste. Aged in Greek oak for one year, and a further year in the bottle. Made from 100% Agiorghitiko from the A.O.C. region of Nemea.

KAPPA KLIMA 2005
“Has a Pinot-like elegance, with pretty spice, dried cherry and berry flavours. Structured and balanced, with notes of sandalwood on the finish” (Kim Marcus, published in Nov. 15 Issue of Wine Spectator). Produced 100% from Xynomavro. Conservation time: 5-7 years. Produced: 25,000.

ETKO COMMANDARIA ST NICHOLAS
It has the color of honey with glittering shades of gold. With a strong expression of candied fruit, it has a strong fig side, marked by raisins and underscored by touches of cocoa and caramel. It offers medium intensity and complexity on the nose.

The interior of the Ambassador Kirsti Lintonen’s residence is by the interior design unit of the Ministry for Foreign affairs in Finland. The vast view seen from the windows of the 29th fl apartment spans all four directions and the floor area covers slightly over 5100 sq ft. The area rugs are made and designed by Ms. Eija Rautionmaa. The special lead glass lighting fixtures located in the foyer, in the living room and in the dining room are by Thomas Finsterwald from the Finsterwald Art Glass Company. Artworks in glass by well-known Finnish artists, such as Oiva Toikka and Alvar Aalto as well as designs by Iittala Glassworks, are displayed throughout the apartment.

Any extra payment will of course be fully refunded if we run out of space. All details will be in the confirmation email for payment. The actual address will be sent ONLY to ALL final attendees by email at the latest on Thursday, Jan 15th) (any problems call 212-757-2224 8 am to 8 pm)

Send your $75 check (payable to EuroCircle) by Friday 1/9/2008. If we run out of space your check will be refunded.

Kaisa Kokkonen
EuroCircle, Inc.
161 West 61st St. Suite 31 C
NY NY 10023
(or drop at the doorman, The Alfred behind Fordham Law School & Lincoln Center)

URGENT: Use Paypal to send $75 to newyork(at)eurocircle.com

Sponsored By Luksusowa Vodka

New York – Nov 15 2008

5,000 sf loft + 3,400 sf planted terrace

Wear your best Bond costume inspired by the films. Of course, all the men might eagerly come as James Bond, and the party would be filled with Bond look-alikes wearing tuxes (NICE, the ladies would like that) – a nice stylish outfit will be fine instead of a tux. Please no sloppy sneakers, t-shirts – stylish attire recommended. You can wear costumes inspired by other James Bond characters, including villains such as Blofeld, Dr. No or Goldfinger. As for the ladies, you can dress up as popular Bond girls, such as Octopussy, Honey Ryder, and Mary Goodnight, wearing their sexiest cocktail/evening wear – or bikinis if you happen to be lucky enough to look like a Bond girl.

3 European DJs:

DJ Jack Meister(a.k.a DJ Palamuth), DJ Mike Rich and DJ Tossun

Full open bar all night

COST:
$45 at the door with online RSVp by 6 pm that evening
$55 without RSVP

Quotation from Wikipedia:
“Quantum of Solace (2008) is the 22nd James Bond film by EON Productions, released in the United Kingdom on 31 October 2008 and due in North America on 14 November. The sequel to the 2006 film Casino Royale, it is directed by Marc Forster, and features Daniel Craig’s second performance as James Bond. In the film, Bond battles Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), a member of the Quantum organisation posing as an environmentalist, who intends to stage a coup d’état in Bolivia to take control of its water supply. Bond seeks revenge for the death of Vesper Lynd, and is assisted by Camille Montes (Olga Kurylenko).

Producer Michael G. Wilson created the film’s plot while Casino Royale was shooting. Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Paul Haggis and Joshua Zetumer contributed to the script. The title was chosen from a 1960 short story in Ian Fleming’s For Your Eyes Only, though the film does not contain any elements of the original story. Location filming took place in Panama, Chile, Italy and Austria, while interior sets were built and filmed at Pinewood Studios. Forster aimed to make a modern film that also featured classic cinema motifs: an antique aeroplane was used for a dogfight sequence, and Dennis Gassner’s set designs are reminiscent of Ken Adam’s work on several early Bond films. Taking a course away from the usual Bond villains, Forster rejected any grotesque appearance for the character Dominic Greene to emphasize the hidden and secret nature of the film’s (and society’s) modern day corporate villains.”

New York – Dec 13 2008

(all payments CASH at the door)
Festive attire

NOTE: NON-Members can also sign up via email to newyork(at)eurocircle.com (first,last, country). Use this option by noon on Sat, 12/3
DJ Jack Meister, DJ Mike Rich, and DJ Tossun will be mixing Top 40, EuroHouse, Oldies and Disco Tunes all night.

Come and celebrate the Good Times with us.

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”

It’s pretty hard to tell what does bring happiness. Poverty and wealth have both failed. ~Frank McKinney “Kin” Hubbard

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want. ~Margaret Young

Indeed, man wishes to be happy even when he so lives as to make happiness impossible. ~St. Augustine

Can anything be so elegant as to have few wants, and to serve them one’s self? ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. ~Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts, 1931

– Calvin Coolidge

New York – Feb 21 2008

Champagne special $8 until 8 pm
Light dinner menu available
NO COVER.

Everyone is welcome – ladies and gents. But the evening is hosted by some of our favorite gentlemen members i.e:

IRELAND/FINLAND:
Vivian James Rigney, insideout.biz, President – Executive Coaching
Over 16 years international business experience, with senior management positions for a number of leading global companies. Born in Ireland, he has lived and worked in Germany, France, the UK, South Africa, Finland and the United States, in a range of industries.
A keen sportsman, Vivian is well advanced on his goal of climbing the highest peak on each of the world’s seven continents. He is also a runner, golfer, has a keen interest in horses, and travels extensively. He has a background in Busines and Marketing, holds an MBA in International Business, has a Masters in NLP applied psychology and is a certified NLP coach.

SWEDEN
Anders Holst, www.andersholst.com, based in New York City, this critically acclaimed
singer/songwriter is what adult contemporary music has
been waiting for. With his latest release, ROMANTIKA, Anders fuses sophisticated lyrics with lingering melodies. His memorable songs explore themes of romance, isolation, optimism, and the complexity of interpersonal relationships, delivered in a smooth and enticing tone. Rooted in Jazz, Soul, and European Pop music, Anders’ distinguished sound will captivate and move you.

BELARUS:
Alexandre “Sasha” Toubolets, President of UNSRC RBC. An accomplished athlete, Sasha speaks several languages i.e. Russian, French and Spanish fluently. The fact that he runs the RBC also tells you he is very well-read, and has an embarrassingly in-depth knowledge in variety of cultural subjects i.e classical music (I quoted an American friend here). All of the above may give you a hint what he does professionally…! In Finnish we also would say that he is “parkettien partaveitsi”. Kaisa will happy to translate in person.

MEET OUR CELEBRITY LIFE COACH & DATING EXPERT DONNA BARNES:
Do you need help with your Relationship? Would you like to find a good one?

Donna Barnes is a Life and Relationship/Dating Coach and TV expert. You can see her on ABC News Primetime’s “What Would You Do” series première this Friday, February 22nd from 9-11PM. Then Tuesday’s at 10pm for the following 6 weeks. She’s featured in the new Fuse series “10 Great Reasons” and was recently on Late Show with David Letterman, Fox News’ Red Eye, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch and Maxim Radio.

As your personal dating and relationship coach she could help you pinpoint exactly what is causing your relationships to go wrong…and how you can start making romance go right. It’s all about you…your choices, your actions, your thoughts and feelings. Energy is contagious, and like attracts like. What kind of energy are you radiating? Whether you’re currently in a relationship that you’d like to make better, don’t know if your partner is right for you, or you’re looking to find the right one…she can help you make the right choices, and reach your goals. Stop hoping and start taking action to achieve the relationship of your dreams!

You can watch her dating advice reel on her website and learn more about her services at:
www.NYDatingCoach.com,

APRES-VALENTINE’S GIFTS TO OUR GENTLEMEN MEMBERS:
The first approx 100 gents will receive a complimentary travel kit (Lumene for Men minikit)
The ladies will also receive some other complimentary giveaways (cosmetics)! Come early.

DJ Mike Rich – Dancing