By Federation of Cypriot American Organizations
New York, NY – On March 1st, 2019 a tribute celebrating the life of late HALC Founder and philanthropist Nikos Mouyiaris, was held at Terrace on the Park in Queens.
Hundreds attended the emotional tribute organized by the Pancyprian Association of America to honor Nikos Mouyiaris that passed away on January 5th, 2019.
The Program Coordinator of the evening was Mr. Constantinos Yiannoudes, General Director of the Kyrenia Opera and included speeches, poems, and well-known songs performed by the Pancyprian Choir under the Direction of Mr. Phyto Stratis.
Among the speakers were FCAO President Kyriacos Papastylianou, HALC Executive Director Endy Zemenides, Philip Christopher, President of the Pancyprian Association and PSEKA, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Ambassador of Greece to Washington Haris Lalacos, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the UN Kornelios Korneliou, New York State Senator Michael Gianaris, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and Athienou Mayor Kyriakos Kareklas.
All the speakers focused on one element, the example of the life of Nikos Mouyiaris and the legacy he leaves to the younger generations.