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...

USS Slater to Commemorate Oxi Day

On October 28th, millions around the world are commemorating OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The...

Athenian Agora’s Timely Significance Inspires Artist in Pennsylvania, USA

Art teacher at North East Elementary School Michael (Mike) Hinman created a large-scale acrylic painting, entitled "The Agora," which was finally unveiled at the Jefferson Educational...

What Is the Armenian Contribution to Hellenism and Orthodoxy?

I was walking on Second Avenue by NYU Langone hospital and saw a banner of “100: The Armenian Genocide.” I did not realize until...

Why the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe Is Important Today

Greece is meeting the Syrian  humanitarian crisis with compassion.  On the 93rd Anniversary of the Asia Minor Catastrophe, we must remember the ancient Christian...

Escape from Euro Problems: Five Day Greek Tour of Northwestern Macedonia, Part 2

I am impressed with the Greek women in the work force. They are educated. With the help of their parents and grandparents, they are...