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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...

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...

Now’s not the time to get complacent about COVID-19, says Dr. Halkitis, Rutgers’ Dean of Public Health

By: David Bjorkgren, Senior Editor Special to the Hellenic News of America   Perry N. Halkitis, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H., the Dean of Rutgers School of Public Health,...

A Traditional Baptism of the Peloponnese, Greece

By Catherine Tsounis   The Peloponnese landscape is mountainous with valleys and planes of olive and citrus groves. The people give it character. The Arcadians, centered...

Greece’s Spring tradition of the “Marti” bracelets

Καλό μήνα! According to the spring tradition of “Marti”,” adults and children wear a small bracelet made of red and white thread from March 1st...

On the spiritual path in Greece  

As in other countries, there are two sides to Christmas in Greece: one is festive and glamorous, while the other is spiritual, with religious worship...

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...

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