Turkey Should Respect Hagia Sophia Tradition, Says State Dept. Spokesperson

Turkey should respect the traditions in regards to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said in a briefing...

The History of Greektown Chicago from the 1840s to Present Day

As with many cities throughout North America, Chicago's Greektown came about as a result of Greek ship captains arriving in the city during the...

Hermes EXPO 2016: 25 Years of Trade, Communication and Culture

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Masterpieces of Greek Classical Art at the Met Museum

“Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World,” which opens on Monday, April 18, at the Metropolitan Museum is a grand scale exhibition...

Greek Americans Launch Global Petition for ‘Macedonia’ Name Change

Pictured with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios (center) are (L to R) Sophia Stroumbakis (executive secretary), Dimitris Filippidis (supreme secretary), Dimitris Chatzis (supreme president), Stelios...

Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World

Alexander the Great, one of Greece's most important historical figures as well as one of the most popular historical personalities in the world, has...

New York 2016: The Continuity of Greek Culture

Greek Letters Day on January 30, 2016 celebrates the Three Hierarchs of the Orthodox Church: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and...

World Cancer Day: The Greek Who Developed the Pap Smear

By Elizabeth M. Shepard / Cornell Archives Today is World Cancer Day, a global event dedicated in the fight against cancer, that aims at raising...

Agios Vasilios of Tripoli: Cathedral of the Greek Revolution Pioneers

January 1, 2016 Greece celebrates Agios Vasilios or Saint Basil’s Day. In Greek tradition, he brings gifts to children every January 1st. “We would...

National Hellenic Museum Co-Presents The Greeks at The Field Museum

The National Hellenic Museum, America’s preeminent location for Greek American heritage and culture, is proud to announce the opening of an historic exhibition and...

A Guide for Your Greek Thanksgiving Table

It’s only natural that the Greek Thanksgiving table offers a hybrid of Greek and American classics.

Is Halloween Ancient Greek or a Contemporary Treat?

Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in numerous countries across the world on October 31, in which children dress in fancy costumes and solicit candies and...