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...
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4th of July: How Ancient Greek Ideals Influenced American Independence

Ancient Greece has impacted the western world in many aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, democracy, was the key element to...

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...

HALC Petitions for Olympic Games to Be Held Permanently in Greece

The Hellenic American Leadership Council has petitioned for the Olympic Games to be held permanently in Greece and is collecting signatures to be sent...

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...

Vice President Biden Implies President Obama Will Talk of Debt During Visit to Greece

U.S. President Barack Obama will raise the issue of debt relief during his visit to Greece in mid-November, implied Vice President Joe Biden at...

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...

Celebrating Philip Ludwell III of Virginia, the First Known American to Convert to Orthodox...

By the summer of 1738 Philip Ludwell III of Virginia was one of the largest landowners in British Virginia and was looking to cultivate...

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