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Greek Education Societies Hold 200th Anniversary of Greek Revolution

 “We are celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Greek Independence to reunite, come together, and socialize after the devastating quarantine of the pandemic,” said Vasiliki...

Hellenic News of America Celebrates 34th Anniversary At a Historic Moment in Greek History

The Hellenic News of America (HNA) has spent 34 years presenting facts on Greek news. In 2021, HNA has featured articles on the uniqueness...

200th Anniversary of Greek Independence Celebrated by Arcadian Chapter Geros tou Morea

“This is our major event that we are holding in person in the last two years,” said Demetrios Filios, second vice president of the...

The 1821 Greek Revolution Battle of Levithi: Beginning of Liberation of Peloponnese

Levithi is a picturesque town situated on the northeastern slope of the Mainalon mountains. Tourist buses come to enjoy the landscape and traditional food. No one...

Indian Orthodox Greek Concert Presented at Greek Education Zoom Conference

A unique Indian Orthodox concert was presented to international Greek educators on May 8th by The Federation of Greek Teachers of America, Office of Greek...

2021 Easter in Earthquake Zone Larissa Greece

Covid-19 Pandemic and earthquakes inspired the Greeks of Larissa, Central Greece to renew their faith in 2021 Easter festivities. A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocked...

Memories of Armenia: St. Nicholas of Dadivank Monastery

 “Don’t be astonished to see an icon of Saint. Nicholas in our monastery,” said Garush, our 2018 guide of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church...

Memories of Greece: Agia Marina, Aegina

Aegina is an easy island to the Athens mainland to go. A sandy beach is what tourists dream of. Before the 2020 pandemic, I...

Memories of Russia: Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, Kremlin, Moscow

I had a piece of good luck in traveling to Russia before covid-19 and Middle East problems. “We are passing by the Cathedral of...

My visit to Artsakh

“There is no Alternative to Freedom” was a banner prominently displayed on an apartment building in Stepanakert, of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh during...

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...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

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...

On the Road in Greece: St. Demetrios Cathedral of Thessaloniki

By Catherine Tsounis “There was a historic St. Demetrios. His bones are here. There is historical proof,” explained attorney Panagiota Petropoulou during our recent Kapogiannis...

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“Η Ελλάδα είναι πλέον ιδιαίτερα ελκυστικός επενδυτικός προορισμός για τους ξένους επενδυτές”

«Η Ελλάδα είναι πλέον ιδιαίτερα ελκυστικός επενδυτικός προορισμός για τους ξένους επενδυτές και έχει δημιουργηθεί ένα μοναδικό παράθυρο επενδυτικής και αναπτυξιακής ευκαιρίας το οποίο...

Τη δημιουργία Διμερούς Επιμελητηρίου Ελλάδας Κύπρου συζήτησαν ο Γ. Χατζηθεοδοσίου με τον υπουργό Εξωτερικών της Κύπρου Ν. Χριστοδουλίδη

Με τον υπουργό Εξωτερικών της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας, Νίκο Χριστοδουλίδη, συναντήθηκε σήμερα, ο πρόεδρος της Κεντρικής Ένωσης Επιμελητηρίων Ελλάδος (ΚΕΕΕ) και του Επαγγελματικού Επιμελητηρίου Αθηνών...

Συνέδριο στην Αθήνα για τους αγνοούμενους της τουρκικής εισβολής στην Κύπρο

Σαράντα επτά χρόνια έχουν περάσει από την τουρκική εισβολή στην Κύπρο το καλοκαίρι του 1974 και οι οικογένειες 750 αγνοουμένων περιμένουν ακόμα απαντήσεις για...

Σχεδόν οι μισοί Έλληνες κάτοχοι διδακτορικού που ζουν στο εξωτερικό, σχεδιάζουν να επιστρέψουν τα επόμενα χρόνια 

Σχεδόν οι μισοί Έλληνες κάτοχοι διδακτορικού που ζουν στο εξωτερικό (το 46,3%), σκοπεύουν να επιστρέψουν στην Ελλάδα τα επόμενα χρόνια. Αυτό, μεταξύ άλλων, προκύπτει...

AHI Mourns Passing of Dan Georgakas, a Scholar, Activist, Educator and Advocate for Hellenism

Washington, DC—The American Hellenic Institute deeply mourns the passing of Dan Georgakas. He passed away on November 23, 2021. Professor Georgakas was the editor of...