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Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Corfu magic

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”        ― Gerald Durrell on Corfu, My Family and Other...

On the Road in Greece: Georgiadis Accessories & Souvenirs, Alexandroupolis, Greece

By Catherine TsounisAlexandroupolis is a modern city of Thrace that lied on our itinerary for a summer 2019 Kapogiannis tour. When we crossed the...

Hermes Expo is ever-changing, but its mission is as relevant as ever: fostering mutual business relationships

You could say that West Germany was partly responsible for the Hermes Expo and the Hellenic News of America.  Both were created by Paul Kotrotsios...

Eleni Poulos Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Eleni Tours, Brings Personal Touch and Love of Greece to the Business

By David Bjorkgren, senior editorSpecial to the Hellenic News of America  Eleni Poulos started her travel agency in an unusual place—her son’s bedroom.Nearly 30 years...

Tor Hotels: Greek destinations within destinations

There are hotels that are destinations, and then there are hotels in destinations. Tor Hotels offer both.Macedonia – a name that rings with history...

Hermes Expo 2020: A unique business networking event for the Greek Diaspora

By Catherine Tsounis, contributing editorHermes Expo, a leading B2B trade show and exhibition networking series, returns in 2020 for its 29th year. Hermes Expo...

Hermes Expo 2020: Bridging Greek-American Businesses in America

We invite you to participate in the upcoming Hermes Expo Trade 2020.  The four-city tour will take place in early April with Hellenic and...

Greek Olive Oil News Site Lacks Funding to Continue

The only wide-ranging English-language website focused on Greek olive oil news has stopped providing up-to-date information about the Greek olive oil world due to...

Out of the Blue in Crete

Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort – a luxury village set within a vast botanical garden on the north coast of Crete –...

Olive Oil in Laconia, Greece: Tradition, Food, and Family

By Lisa RadinovskyAs Nikos Sakellaropoulos says, olives have been cultivated in Laconia, Peloponnese “for thousands of years. Between the Taygetus and Parnonas mountain ranges,...

Winter Fancy Food Show First Stop on The Kontos Foods 2020 Trade Show Tour

Paterson, New Jersey – Jan. 14, 2020 –   Kontos Foods, Inc., is kicking off 2020 at the Specialty Food Association’s 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show, which takes place...

On the Road in Greece: The Arcadian Gate

By Ctherine Tousnis,The 2500-year anniversary since the Battle of Thermopylae and the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC began in Athens on Wednesday, October 16,...

Olive Oil Symposium at the Center of the Ancient World

By Lisa RadinovskyIn Delphi, the ancient Greeks’ center of the world, more than 100 experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from seven countries gathered at the...

Kontos Foods Donates Professional Chef Knives to Graduates of The Culinary School at Eva’s Village

Paterson, New Jersey – Dec. 16, 2019 – Graduates from The Culinary School at Eva’s Village got more than a diploma from the six-month program they completed...

Parthenis Family Keeps Focus on Hellenic Roots as it Continues to Lead the Way in Mediterranean Food Trends

By David Bjorkgren, Senior EditorMeet the man who helped make the gyro sandwich a national food. Peter Parthenis Sr. came from the small village of...

Latest news

Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...