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Remembering 200th Greek Revolution Anniversary: Missolonghi

Lord Gordon Byron died during the second siege of Missolonghi. The Ottomans with allies came back a 3rd time. The fighters knew all was lost...

HRF provided Easter dinner supplies for families in Athens

Continuing their annual tradition, the Hellenic Relief Foundation and their partner organization held the Easter distribution at their headquarters in Athens, in partnership with...

Ioannina preserves cultural layers of Epirus

“...the fire of a stove burning fiercely under a smooth and polished surface.” Sir Henry Holland describing the demeanor of Ali Pasha, 1813 (1) The graceful...

Metsovo shimmers with Greek Autumn colors

The lobby fireplace in the Hotel Olympic takes the chill off the mid-October afternoon along with a cup of hot Greek coffee and tangerine...

On the Road in Greece: The Tositsa Museum of Metsovo

By Catherine Tsounis Kapogiannis Tours took us to Metsovo to see a way off life that is now history. The Tositsa’s Museum is a priceless...

On the Road in Greece: Seeing the Aktiou Tunnel and Pindos Mountains of Epirus

By Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   “We will pass through the undersea tunnel of Aktiou,” explained Kostoula Kapogiannis, our tour guide on our three-day excursion was of...

On the Road in Greece: A Stay in Metsovo

By Catherine Tsounis   “We cannot get hotels in Ioannina for our entire group,” said Kostoula Kapogiannis, group leader of the Kapogiannis Tours three-day excursion to...

Fundraiser: Support Orphans & Elders of Greece

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Tsipouro Night: An Organic Lesson in History

By: Stavroula Kotrotsios, Esq.   UPPER DARBY, PA - This past Valentine’s day, the Epirotan Society of Philadelphia hosted their annual TSIPOURO NIGHT at St. Demetrios...

Hunting for the Source of the World’s Most Beguiling Folk Music in Epiros, Greece

From the NY Times By AMANDA PETRUSICH in NYTimes On Sept. 20, 1926, the Greek violinist Alexis Zoumbas recorded one of the most devastating bits of...

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