New York City Greek Film Festival Gets New Director

The Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Maria Tzompanaki as the organization’s next Director of the...

US Site Praises Classical Greek Baby Names

Although classical Greek names are already among the most popular for U.S. babies -- Sophia ('wisdom') was the most-popular female name in 2017 --...

Charitable Tournament Brings Greek-American Basketball Players To Boston

The 10th annual TeddyK Classic Basketball tournament will take place May 2nd through the 6th at the Hellenic College/Holy Cross in Boston, Massachusetts. Founder Tony...

Onassis Center Wins Award for Ancient Greece Exhibition

The Onassis Cultural Center in New York has won a prestigious award by popular vote for an exhibition on ancient Greece. The center was the...

Petition Launched for Greece to be Included at World Disney’s Epcot

A group of Greeks started a petition to convince Walt Disney World that Greece should be the next pavilion that should be in the...

Ancient Greek Leader to be ‘Retried’ for Murder (video)

Is murder ever justified in defending freedom? Can citizens break the law to save democracy? These were some of the tough questions raised by the...

How Greeks Brought 50 Kinds of Pie to America

  It is January, and Greeks all around the world are holding the traditional cutting of the vasilopita, a cake-like pie containing a hidden coin. It...

National Hellenic Museum Achieves Record Growth in 2017

  The National Hellenic Museum (NHM) today announced its 2017 achievements, including a 29 percent year-over-year increase in patrons served. More than 21,000 people of all...
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American Hellenic Council Announces 2018 Scholarship Awards

  The American Hellenic Council (AHC) has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Awards. The deadline for applicants is January 31,...

My Life with the Wave – An Art Installation by Greek American artist Tina...

  Not to be missed is the new exhibition by Greek American artist Tina Psoinos, opening tomorrow in New York City. We caught up with Tina...

Queens Student Awarded an Eleftheria Scholarship

Jacqueline Christopher Waldman, a Queens H.S. student at the Baccalaureate School for Global Education in Astoria, New York, was selected by the Mid Atlantic...

Melina Mercouri Celebrated in Theater at Hellenic Cultural Center, Astoria

Melina Mercouri, the most emblematic woman in modern Greece, is celebrated in a theatrical play presented by the Silver Thespian Cyprus Theatre Company, for...

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