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Friday, August 14, 2020

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Culture

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...

Ambassador Pyatt’s Message to American citizens in Greece on COVID-19

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP885uPyt2s&feature=emb_title The United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffry Pyatt, shared a heartwarming video message to comfort the American citizens in Greece. "I wanted to take a...

Greece Celebrated March 25th Dual Religious and Independence Day Holiday from Homes

By Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor   March 25th is the dual holiday for the Greek nation, celebrating the 1821 Greek Revolution and the Annunciation of the...

AHEPA Commemorates Greek Independence Day

First, and foremost, please stay safe during the challenge presented by the coronavirus global pandemic. We have issued a series of communications and set-up a resource webpage. The health,...

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...

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou addresses the Greek Diaspora on the occasion of March 25th

My dear countrymen, Greek and Greeks abroad, It is with great pleasure that I address today to you, the Greek Greeks, for the first time since...

Latest news

AHEPA protests at Turkish Embassy

Supreme President George G. Horiates joined a delegation of AHEPANS who participated in a Rally coordinated by the Hellenic Cultural Center. The AHEPA delegation...

HRF dedicates this month’s food distribution in memory of the late Chris Koutsis

On August 11th, days before the major religious holiday of the Virgin Mary, the Hellenic Relief Foundation's monthly food distribution took place at their...

Menendez and Van Hollen express concern to Pompeo over Turkey’s provocative actions

  August 13, 2020 The Honorable Mike Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20520   Dear Secretary Pompeo: In advance of your meeting with Greek...

AHEPA’s letter to POTUS expressing concern over Turkey’s dangerous aggression towards Greece

AMERICAN HELLENIC EDUCATIONAL PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION     August 13, 2020 Honorable Donald J. Trump The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Trump: On behalf of...

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...