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Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum to Host Annual Gala

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM), dedicated to collecting, preserving and portraying the legacy of Greek history and culture in America, will hold its annual...

The Greek Astronomer Who Helped Photograph the First Image of a Black Hole

Greek astronomer Dimitrios Psaltis was instrumental in the gigantic effort to take mankind's first-ever image of a black hole, which is located in a...

US Senators Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Ties with Greece, Cyprus

US Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) announced on Tuesday the introduction of bipartisan legislation to reshape U.S. strategy in the Eastern...

Piraeus Bank Chairman Honored by Hellenic American Business Association

The Hellenic American Association for Professionals in Finance (HABA) honored Dr. George Handjinicolaou, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Piraeus Bank and the Athens...

Sparta’s Gift to the City of Spartanburg, S.C., Mysteriously Disappears

A statuette of Leonidas given in 1971 to the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina, as a gift from the city of Sparta, Greece, has...

Boston, Philadelphia Celebrate Greek Independence Day with Parades (video)

Thousands lined the streets in Boston and Philadelphia on Sunday to watch the annual Boston Greek Independence Day Parade commemorating Greece’s march to freedom...

Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce Honors Nicolas Vernicos

Prominent members of the Greek-American community gathered in New York on Friday for a Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce gala to honor Nicolas A. Vernicos...

History of Greece’s Jewish Community Before the Holocaust Presented in D.C.

Over one hundred people of Greek-American and/or Sephardic Jewish descent gathered together earlier in March to celebrate their rich, shared history at the United...

New York State Declares March “Greek History Month” (video)

The New York State Senate recently adopted a resolution recognizing March as "Greek History Month" in honor of Greek Independence Day. The resolution, put forward...

US Congress Mulls Resolution Calling for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Three members of the US Congress introduced on Tuesday -- one day after Greek Independence Day -- a resolution calling on Britain to return...

National Hellenic Museum to Hold Greek Independence Day Celebration

Chicago's National Hellenic Museum will hold its annual Greek Independence Day Family Celebration on Saturday, March 23, featuring students performing songs, acting in historical plays,...

Giannis Antetokounmpo Says He Does Not Want to be “Americanized”

Giannis Antetokounmpo said on Tuesday that he is not prepared to "Americanize" in order to become the NBA's prime representative. The Greek superstar has blossomed...

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