Open Discussion on Greek Language to Be Held
By Catherine Tsounis
An open discussion on issues concerning the Greek language is being sponsored by major Greek-American organization on Sunday afternoon, 1 p.m.at the Stathakeion Culture Center in Astoria at 22-51 29th St., The event is sponsor by the Federation of Hellenic American Educators, Hellenic Paideia Organization (E.P.A.), Prometheus Greek Teachers Association with participation by the Athenian Society and .the Hellenic Medical Society of New York. The event is being supported by the Theodore & Erica Spyropoulos Foundation. For further information, from the Federation of Hellenic American Educators, contact 718 491-2558 or email [email protected].
Theodore Kalmoukos will speak on “The Prospects of Greek Education.” A discussion period will follow. “The Federation of Hellenic American Educators is planning to expand,” explained Vasiliki Filiotis, a member and President of the Hellenic Paideia Organization. “Our aim is to promote Greek language, literature, history, art and science. A joint cooperation will be created with Greek-American organizations. The Hellenic Paideia Organization’s goal is to encourage Greek-Americans and their friends to speak the Greek language. We must leave an inheritance to the next generation” All in interested persons can contact President Filiotis at [email protected].
1. Mrs. Stella Kokolis (left) receiving an award for the the Federation of Hellenic American Educators from Paul Kotrotsios at the Hermes International Expo in 2012 with 2012 Prometheus Greek Teachers Association President Vasiliki Filiotis (4th from left) Vasiliki Filiotis.