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Memories of Italy: The Birth of Venus, Uffizi Gallery

Aphrodite (or Venus to the Romans) was born near Paphos, Cyprus. The Greek myth says the Goddess of love and beauty was born from...

Memories of Italy: Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe This unique Byzantine monument, Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe is not included in the standard tourist itinerary. When UNESCO inscribed...

2020 Easter Lent Services in Venice

By: Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor“Unfortunately, the situation is difficult everywhere now,” said Professor Father Nicola Madaro of St. San Giorgio dei Greci (“Saint George...

Tariff Update: Round Two, by Joseph Profaci of the NAOOA

By Joseph Profaci, NAOOALate Friday, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a notice in the Federal Register regarding its intention to re-open consideration of...

Apulia: pleasing hungry visitors for millenniums

For the tourist whose interests lay in religious, architectural, cultural and culinary travel ancient Apulia, the heel of the Italian boot, has been offering...

Puglia, Italy: from Magna Graecia to St. Peter

There are multiple reasons to explore the ancient Puglia region on the heel of Italy’s boot from Renaissance palaces, extraordinary seafood, mystery churches to...

‘The Smile of the Child’ and ‘Telefono Azzurro’ agreed to launch joint international action deepening the strong cooperation between Greece and Italy

On the occasion of the Tempo Forte Italy-Greece 2019 initiative, the Italian Embassy in Athens in collaboration with "The Smile of the Child" and...

Επίσκεψη στη Μεγάλη Ελλάδα

Αφήνοντας πίσω μας τον Τάραντα, τη μοναδική αποικία των Σπαρτιατών στη Μεγάλη Ελλάδα, πήραμε το δρόμο για το λιμάνι Βίλα Σαν Τζιοβάνι προκειμένου από...

A Taste of Greece in the heart of Philadelphia

A Taste of Greece in the Heart of Philadelphia Offering choices, savings and networking opportunities to visitors.        A variety of Vendors will participate in...

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Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

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.1Hagia Sophia...