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Saint George

Why George and Georgia Don’t Celebrate their Name Day Today

On April 23rd Christians commemorate Saint George, the Great Martyr & Triumphant. However this year, the Greek-Orthodox church does not celebrate Saint George today,...

Prime Minister Papandreou to Visit US in September

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is planning a trip to the US, right after the Thessaloniki International Fair, in September. According to information, he will...

Greek American Folklore Society Dances in New York

Greek American Folklore Society is the older folk culture and dance group based in New York since 1983. They have been traveling around the state...

Ten Year-Old Girl Victim of Car Accident in Astoria

The tragic death of 10-year-old Sabrina Mangou occurred on Sunday afternoon in a car crash in Astoria, causing grief to the Diaspora of New...

More and More U.S. Expatriates Choose Greece for Vacation

The successive reports and ongoing reviews of the international press for Greece have motivated the Greeks of the Diaspora in the U.S. to spend...

Smithsonian Ranks Santorini and the Parthenon Among Top World Destinations

The American magazine Smithsonian ranks Santorini and the Parthenon among the world's Top world destinations along with the Pyramids of Giza, Ephesus, Costa Rica, the Galápagos Islands,...

American Collector Returns Ancient Coins to Greece

An American collector has returned twenty-two silver coins of ancient Greece. Fifty-four year old Jonathan Kegan, a graduate of Harvard and wealthy collector from the USA, who bought...

Greek-American Gay Siblings Marry on Same Day

Two Greek-American siblings Eric and Ilis Bakola, accompanied by their mother Stella Bakola, got married on Sunday, 24, July, to Michael Bonanno and Jenna Gleizer respectively in the courthouse in Manhattan. Born and raised in Brooklyn, they are among the 659 gay...

University of Columbia Researches Tourism in Greece

The majority of American tourists do not know how contemporary Greece is and have a lack of familiarity with the country, which discourages many to...

Greek Film Festival Tributes Thanassis Veggos and Elia Kazan

Two "legends" of the 7th Art, Thanassis Veggos and Elia Kazan, will be honored by the Greek Cultural Center in Astoria, in the annual Film Festival. The festival opens on Friday, July 29 and runs until September 4. The movies will...

SAE U.S. Coordinator Speaks Out on 37th Anniversary of Turkish Invasion in Cyprus

Coordinator of Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE) USA Region, Theodoros Spyropoulos, claims: "The need for engagement and cooperation of our forces to create a...

Hillary Clinton’s Visit to Greece Receives Positive Media Reports

 Hillary Clinton's recent visit to Athens received positive international press results, as Hillary declared the support of Washington in the efforts made by Prime Minister George Papandreou and...