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Friday, October 30, 2020

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Afternoon tea in the age of Coronavirus

By Aurelia Mozart’s Piano Symphony 21 is playing on my favorite internet radio station, “Beautiful Classical Music from Venice,” the kettle is rapidly boiling, a...

Greek-American singer Margarita to perform from Crete for Saint Sophia School in SLC

On November 6, 2020, Saint Sophia School kicks off its “All Under the Same Moon” virtual gala at 7:00 PM MST with a live...

Hellas Reborn

By Evaggelos Vallianatos, Ph.D.  The Greek Revolution In a few months, Greeks will celebrate the 200-year anniversary of their 1821 Revolution against the Turks. The decision to...

Women in Olive Oil: New Group Becomes a Global Movement

In April 2020, Jill Myers founded Women in Olive Oil (WIOO), starting with a small Facebook group that expanded globally in just a few...

The Greek Genocide of 1914-1923

The Greek Genocide (or Ottoman Greek Genocide) refers to the systematic extermination of the native Greek subjects of the Ottoman Empire before, during and...

A Visit to Hagia Sophia

By Robert Zaller, Ph.D. It could not have been known, but those of us fortunate enough to have seen Hagia Sophia between 1935 and 2020...

Bicentennial Events Highlight Role of World Diaspora in Greek Independence

The Greek revolutionary war for independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1821 was obviously momentous for Greece. Few realize, though, the impact the Greek Revolution...

The Significance of Panagia in Byzantine Art During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Our Most Holy Lady, Panagia, Mary the Mother of Jesus Christ has inspired Byzantine artists for nearly two thousand years. Her icons and mosaics...

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.1 Hagia Sophia...

A Magical Night on the Sacred Island of Delos

By Aurelia   All guide-books and all guides will tell you that no one is allowed, by law, to stay on Delos overnight, but there is...

July 24, 2020 has been designated a “Day of Mourning and Manifest Grief”

The Saint Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine Observes Day of Mourning    St. Augustine, FL – Hierarchal Pastor, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, with Bishop Dimitrios of Xanthos...

Kandanoleon Wedding

Excerpt from the novel, Labyrinthine Ways By Aurelia “I know that the incident is known as the Kandanoleon Wedding,” Manolis begins, “and that a Cretan man...

Interview with Michael Mealor of ‘The Young and The Restless’ 

Actor Michael Mealor chatted with Markos Papadatos about playing Kyle Abbott on the hit daytime drama The Young and The Restless. He also thanked...

Criss Angel donates food and show tickets to Las Vegas families in need amid COVID-19 pandemic

On May 14, Greek-American superstar magician Criss Angel has donated $250,000 worth of food to Las Vegas families in need. Angel is doing his part in...

Review: Josh Swickard and Lorynn York shine in ‘Roped’ on Netflix

  Josh Swickard ("General Hospital") and Lorynn York are delightful in the new romantic drama Roped, which was recently released on Netflix.  Roped was written by John Ducey...

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AHI Condemns President Erdogan’s Call for a Two-State Solution in Cyprus

The American Hellenic Institute strongly condemns President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement in which he openly proclaimed his desire for a two-state solution for Cyprus...

Recipients announced of AHEPA’s Constantine and Patricia Mavroyannis Scholarship

The AHEPA National Educational Foundation is proud to announce three recipients of the Constantine and Patricia Mavroyannis Scholarship for 2020. They are: Dimitrios Kosmopoulos, University of...

Greek and Cypriot American organizations write open letter to President Trump about Turkey’s Occupation of Cyprus

 PSEKA - International Coordinating Committee - Justice for Cyprus (https://pseka.org)