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Thursday, January 28, 2021

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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...

Criss Angel pays tribute to late magician Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy

By: Markos Papadatos, Senior Editor Greek-American Criss Angel Greek-American magician Criss Angel has paid a moving tribute to the late but great Roy Horn of the...

Mariyana Spyropoulos shares tips to Celebrate Earth Day

When living in strange times like these, it’s understandable to have a hard time thinking about anything other than the pandemic we’re facing. It...

Review: Rita Wilson and Naughty By Nature soar on ‘Hip Hop Hooray’ remix

By: Markos Papadatos, Senior Editor Singer, actress, and producer Rita Wilson teamed up with hip-hop sensations Naughty By Nature for "Hip Hop Hooray" (remix). This soaring...

Latest news

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...

ΑΠΟΝΟΜΗ ΒΡΑΒΕΙΟΥ PADMA SHRI (ΠΑΔΜΑ ΣΡΙ) ΣΕ ΕΛΛΗΝΑ ΥΠΗΚΟΟ

Η Πρεσβεία της Ινδίας με μεγάλη χαρά ανακοινώνει ότι στον καθηγητή Νικόλαο Καζάνα, Έλληνα υπήκοο και διαπρεπή Ινδολόγο, απονεμήθηκε το υψηλού κύρους Βραβείο Padma...

A Christmas Celebration, hosted by Syracuse AHEPANS

By Michael Labatos  Syracuse AHEPA Chapter 37 sponsored the Christmas Dinner for the residents of the AHEPA Home on December 25, 2020. The Syracuse...

Memories of Greece: Zorbas BBQ, Lasithi, Crete

While experiencing happiness, we have difficulty in being conscious of it. Only when the happiness is past, and we look back on it we do...

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...