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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Μύθοι του Αισώπου: Πατέρας, Γιός και Γά’ι’δαρος

Νεοελληνική – Ελεύθερη Απόδοση/Διασκευή Πατέρας, Γιός και Γά’ι’δαρος Ένας αγρότης μαζί με τον νεαρό γιο του πήγαν να κλαδέψουν τον αμπελώνα τους. Στήν συνέχεια, έκοψαν...

American Meddling in Greece

By: Evaggelos Vallianatos, Ph.D. Prologue Hellas / Greece had the good fortune of becoming the lighthouse of the world. For several centuries it gave birth to...

Fort Roupel: Crossing a border

Fort Roupel, 1914, was in early planning stages along the mountainous border between Greece and Bulgaria when World War I erupted. In the mid-1930’s...

The Modern Greek Enlightenment and the Revolution of 1821

Special to the Hellenic News of America It is that time of year when Hellenes and Philhellenes all over the world will come together to...

Life in the L.A. of Greece, Leonidio Arkadias, during the Pandemic

Special to the Hellenic News of America The many daily activities that Greek citizens have enjoyed, such as dining and travel, have come to a...

Pontikas and Pontikos: The two Greeks who achieved world soccer records!

Michael (Michalis) Spanos, Contributor The history of soccer is full of remarkable accomplishments, outstanding performances, moments of glory, well-renowned players, and long-standing records. The last...

American Philhellenism: 1821 Greek Revolution

2021 is the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence. Greece came about because of the Philhellenes in America and Europe. Who are the Philhellenes? They...

Conferment of Padma Shri Award to Greek National, Prof. Nicholas Kazanas

The Embassy of India has great pleasure to announce that Prof. Nicholas Kazanas, a Greek national and a distinguished Indologist, has been awarded the...

A special event from a School like no other

The teachers from the worldwide Greek School The Greek Online School, recently received the amazing news that all their students who were Ellinomatheia Exams...

Meteora: a magical 14th century necessity

The six monasteries of Meteora are justifiably a magnet for tourists. The ascetic Greek Orthodox monks who strove for mystical connection with the divine...

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...

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