Greek Rebetiko Meets American Blues at New York University

A ground-breaking new course began on January 30 at New York University (NYU) exploring the historical origins of Greek Rebetiko and American Blues —...

New Project Will Form Archive of Greek-American Music (video)

The new "Greek Music in America Archives Project," funded by the National Endowment for the Arts in 2019-2020, will be the first-ever comprehensive and publicly-accessible...

Greeklish: The Linguistic Creativity of Greek-Americans

What in the world is a “hotéli?” you may ask. A native Greek speaker will initially scratch his or her head before they realize...

American Blues Meets Greek Rebetiko: New Course Offered by New York University

New York University announced last week that it will offer a new class exploring the historical origins of Greek Rebetiko and American Blues —...

Greek-American Massachusetts Student Wins “Philotimo” Competition

A Greek-American high school senior in Somerset, Massachusetts won a scholarship after winning the competition by Washington's The Oxi Day Foundation to best describe...

Prominent Diaspora Greeks Honored with Hellenic Post Stamps

Five distinguished Diaspora Greeks whose work promotes Greece abroad were honored by the International Foundation for Greece (IFG) and the Hellenic Post issued stamps...
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Protecting Cultural Heritage Should be a Priority, Senior UN Official Says About Greek Proposal

The UN can offer technical expertise and bring various organizations together in the fight to protect cultural heritage sites in Greece, Cyprus and elsewhere...

Scholarships Offered to Greek-American Students Who Can Best Describe the Term “Philotimo”

The Oxi Day Foundation, based in Washington, D.C., is now offering scholarships to five Greek-American students in grades 6-12 who can best describe the difficult-to-translate...

Greece Appeals US Court Decision over Ancient Bronze Statue

Greece's Ministry of Culture and Sports has appealed a recent New York State Court decision in favor of Sotheby's fine-art brokerage company over the...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Hosts HCHC CrossRoad Program Scholars

Young Hellenic scholars participating in CrossRoad, the 10-day academic institute run by the Hellenic College Holy Cross, attended a workshop, a tour and keynote...

Art Museum of the Americas Hosts Nia Tavlarides Stratos Exhibition

Well-known artist Nia Tavlarides Stratos has had the distinction of having her exceptional artistic work exhibited at the Organization of American States' Art Museum...

Chicago’s National Hellenic Museum Launches Free, Online Collections Portal (video)

The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced on Wednesday the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s...

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