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Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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Culture

Greek civilization treasures are not for export or sale

By Dr. Evaggelos Vallianatos   In early December 2020, the Greek parliament approved a law for the export of antiquities, including entire museum collections, to foreign...

Tripping over Pyrgos on Santorini

When I first saw Pyrgos in 2014 it was late afternoon through swirling fog rolling up 700-foot-high cliffs. The mist hugged the low flat...

A Traditional 2020 Christmas in Greece

How is Greece celebrating 2020 Christmas? Pitsa and Christos Macarounis described strict quarantine measures, with police patrolling the streets of Tripoli, in the Peloponnese....

Kyriakos Maridakis, president of the Hellenic-Israeli Union promotes unique initiative to strengthen cultural relations

Greece and Israel are two historical countries with a common history, culture, principles, and values Greece and Israel celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations President of...

This September, You’ll Have a Chance to Connect Online at the Virtual Hermes Expo

The Hermes Expo, one of the greatest business networking opportunities for the Greek-American and Philhellenic business communities is going virtual. The first-ever Virtual Hermes Expo...

Pomegranate, Ermioni, youth intertwined

"Surely Love is a wonderful thing. Pearls and pomegranate cannot buy it...” ~ Oscar Wilde It’s appropriate that an ancient fruit should have a close...

Greek triple jump queen Olga Vasdeki has the heart of a champion

By: Markos Papadatos, Senior Editor Three-time Olympian and Greek triple jumper Olga Vasdeki chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos about her respected career in track and...

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...

Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine

Considered the “navel of the world” to ancient Greeks, Delphi was more important than Mount Olympus. Delphi was their Vatican. “Admire oracles” (Χρησμοὺς θαύμαζε) was...

Hellenic Relief Foundation continues to feed vulnerable families in Greece during COVID-19 crisis

The coronavirus crisis is currently affecting the average way of life globally, not only personally, but across socioeconomic levels. Currently, Greece is under a...

The good side of Greece radiates

Elona Angoli sewed 600 masks in Grevena. The Saabo family is doing the same in Trikala. In every corner of Greece an "outbreak" of donations and volunteering and a...

Αισώπειοι Μύθοι: Γουρούνι και Σκυλί

By:  Elias Taylor (Terzopoulos), Ph.D.   1. Ελληνική – Ελεύθερη Μετάφραση/Προσαρμογή Γουρούνι και Σκυλί Ένα άσπρο γουρούνι και ένα άσπρο σκυλί μάλωναν για το ποιο απο τα δυο...

Germany Confronted with History Once Again

Andreas Theophanous*   With the spread of COVID-19 in most countries of the world, in addition to the casualties, the health issues and the disruption of...

American Officers Witness the Unfolding of a Genocide

Haunting New Collection Unveils Firsthand Accounts of the Systematic Killing of Greeks in Turkey in the 1920s Orleans, LA: In the years following World War...

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His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to Offer Prayer at Virtual Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service

PRESS RELEASE New York, NY – Archbishop Elpidophoros of America has been invited by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to offer prayer at the Virtual Presidential...

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