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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Catherine Tsounis

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Memories of Russia: Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, Kremlin, Moscow

I had a piece of good luck in traveling to Russia before covid-19 and Middle East problems. “We are passing by the Cathedral of...

What happened to the survivors of the 1923 Asia Minor Catastrophe?

“Sometimes even to live is an act of courage” -  Seneca, Roman philosopher. They did not have welfare. No food stamps, free lunches, medical care,...

2020 Celebration of Greece Revolution Battle “Alosis tis Tripolitsas”

The Covid-19 2020 Pandemic did not stop the Arcadian chapter of “The Geros tou Morea” of the Pan Arcadian Federation of America from a...

My visit to Artsakh

“There is no Alternative to Freedom” was a banner prominently displayed on an apartment building in Stepanakert, of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh during...

Memories of Armenia: Temple of Garni

Kim Kardashian was there. World leaders visited this Greek temple. Armenian Americans of the Holy Martyrs Apostolic Church of Bayside before Covid-19 visited. I...

Archbishop visits Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church During Covid-19 Pandemic

“We celebrate the first fruits of the harvest on August 6th, the Transfiguration (Metamorphosis) of Christ Feast Day,” said His Eminence, Archbishop Elpidophoros. “I...

Memories of Italy: The Birth of Venus, Uffizi Gallery

Aphrodite (or Venus to the Romans) was born near Paphos, Cyprus. The Greek myth says the Goddess of love and beauty was born from...

Memories of Greece: Mati Catastrophe in Attica

July 23, 2020, is the Second Anniversary of the Mati Fires of Attica, Greece. In 2018, a series of wildfires in a resort and...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

Greek Chef Follows Her Dream in Preserving Peloponnesian Dishes

“I don’t want Greek recipes lost,” explained Mrs. Anastasia Lagga, Professional Chef/Author and TV Host. “I hosted a Greek cuisine TV Show never considering...

Educator Athena Tsokou Kromidas Established Connecting Link for High Council for Greek Education in the U.S.

“We are with our educators, advising and forming a connecting link,” said Mrs. Athena Tsokou Kromidas, President of High Council for Greek Education in the...

Memories of Italy: Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe This unique Byzantine monument, Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe is not included in the standard tourist itinerary. When UNESCO inscribed...

May Day 2020 Greece Inspires Love of Nature

Greek-American News Protomagia (May 1st) is International Labor Day in Greece. It is a holiday where people traditionally go to the countryside for picnics, to...

In Byzantine Footsteps: Church St. Mary of Blachernae

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor Visiting the historical Church of St. Mary of Blachernae or Panagia Blachernae Church in Constantinople (Istanbul) known to Greeks made...

On the Road in Greece: Asclepeion at Epidaurus

B The Library of Alexandria contained the scientific knowledge of the ancient world. The  troops of Julius Caesar accidentally burned the library during or after the Siege of Alexandria in 48...

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