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...

Escape from Euro Problems: Five Day Greek Tour of Northwestern Macedonia, Part 1

“Cash only!” “Dollars, not euros for tips!” “We do not honor Power of Attorneys from New York Consulate unless we see a specific clause...

The Greek Americans of Mattituck, Long Island: Part 2

A power point presentation of the groundbreaking in 1969 inspired the lecture audience to get up and point to persons they knew. The rich...

Rebirth of a Church: Transfiguration of Christ Church, Mattituck, 1978-2015, Part 2

Due to a lack of all-year-round families, some young persons view the Transfiguration of Christ Church in Mattituck as merely a haven for senior citizens....

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