Theodoros Griego: The First Greek to Set Foot in America on April 14, 1528

It was June 17, 1527 when a fleet of five ships with 600 men left the Spanish port of Sanlucar de Barrameda on a...

Greek American Labor Hero Louis Tikas Statue to be Unveiled in Colorado (video)

A statue of heroic Greek mine worker Louis Tikas who was murdered by the National Guard in the Ludlow Massacre is raised in Trinidad,...

Profile of WW II Famous Greek Soldier Klonis

It is one of the most famous photographs of the Second World War and is taken by the great Eugene Smith. It shows the strength...

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...

Celebrating 100 Years of Union Between Crete and Greece

The Pan-Cretan Association of America (PAA) honored Dora Bakoyanni with the “Venizelio” award, which is considered to be of the highest honorary distinction. Bakoyanni...

Seattle Celebrates Century-Long Greek Culinary Presence

Greek immigrants began to permanently settle in the American continent approximately at the end of the 19th century, with the majority choosing to live...

CYPRECO Presents Neolithic Khirokitia Settlement

The history and culture of the Neolithic settlement of Khirokitia, one of the most important prehistoric sites of Cyprus and of the eastern Mediterranean...
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Columbus Day: The Theory Supporting that Christopher Columbus Was Greek

The exact origin of Christopher Columbus has been a source of speculation since the 19th century. Recent publications claim that the great admiral might have been Greek.

Historical Profile of Greek Music Produced in America

In the U.S.A., betweeen 1910 and 1940, about 2000 discs of “rempetika” songs were recorded. The history of recorded Greek music in the U.S....

Famagusta’s “Sad Story” Presented in New York

Last month, members of the Greek Cypriot and Greek American community of all generations and ages, including an impressive number of people from the...

Greek-American Who Fought in WWII Remembers OXI Day 71 Years Ago

Aris Anagnos was born in Greece and came to the States in 1946 after having served in the Greek army in World War II....

Greek-Jewish Community Thrives in NYC Neighborhood

In a story published by The Jewish Week, author Diane Cole explored the Lower East Side of New York City, discovering a community of Greek...

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