On January 22, 2022 we celebrate 234 years from the birth of Lord Byron. Τhe Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP) implemented a digital exhibition project of the Philhellenism Museum’s collection, which includes personal objects and art related to the emblematic Philhellene, romantic poet and fighter for the freedom of Greece and the values ​​of Western culture.

The exhibition presents 123 personal objects, rare specimens of Byronic art, portraits of the main protagonists of a close circle of people, presenting alone or through 4 different stories, the emblematic Lord Byron, the admiration that he inspired internationally during his time, and his contribution to the liberation of Greece.

The digitized collection is available at the following link:


In addition, this project justifies the institution of the Lord Byron International Prize, launched by the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP).

In this context, SHP presents a concert of classic music of philhellenic inspiration, from Megaron, in collaboration with the ‘’Friends of Music Association’’, dedicated to Lord Byron.

The artists who participated in the concert are:

Fani Antonelou, soprano

Ioannis Kalyvas, tenor

Maria Papapetropoulou, piano

Τhe concert is available at the following link:



Philhellenism Museum

12 Zisimopoulou

11524, Athens

Email: info@phmus.org

Tel. 210-8094750

The member of the Advisory Committee of the Society for Hellenism and Philhellenism (SHP), Professor Costas Papailiou, participates in the online event «Swiss Philhellenism in the years of the struggle»

The event is organized by the Association of Greek Scientists of Switzerland.

The event will take place on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 18.30 (CET), through the online Zoom platform:


Τhe participants are the following:

Dionysis Lianos: Interpretation of the term «Philhellenism» at the end of the 18th – beginning 19th century – The historical context

Georgios Gekos: Swiss Philhellenism – The Development in the Years of 1821

Konstantinos Papailiou: Known and unknown Swiss Philhellenes of 1821