Today is National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks

The 19th of May, a National Day of Remembrance for the Genocide of Pontian Greeks by a decision of the Greek Parliament in 1994,...

President Obama Issues Statement on Armenian Remembrance Day

U.S. President Barack Obama issued a statement on the occasion of Armenian Remembrance Day. American-Armenians form the second largest community in the Armenian diaspora...

NYC: Parthenon Drawings on Display

The Greek Consulate General in New York announced the opening of a new exhibition entitled “An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A....

AHI Commemorates the 89th Anniversary of the Catastrophe at Smyrna

The American Hellenic Institute will host a noon forum in commemoration of the 89th Anniversary of the Catastrophe at Smyrna, on September 27 at...

N.Y’s Greeks Mark Independence Day

It's a little delayed from March 25, but Greek Independence Day will be celebrated in New York on April  7 with a traditional parade,...

‘The Greek Guide to Greatness’ Series Showcases the Modern World Through Ancient Past

The National Hellenic Society (NHS) announced in a press release that it is working in collaboration with National Geographic as co-producers of a ten-part...

Chicago’s Greektown Comes Alive with Kouzina

Day 2 of the National Hellenic Museum's Kouzina kept the buzz going, as a sold-out crowd gathered for a Premium Dinner, from Food Network...
Plato

What We Can Learn from Plato about Same-Sex Marriage

By Danielle Weatherby, University of Arkansas The April 28 oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges will be remembered as a historic...
911 Anniversary

Remembering the Victims of 9/11, Including 39 Greek-Americans

Of the nearly 3000 people that perished on September 11, 2001 – a day that will not soon be forgotten – 39 were Greek-Americans....

Greek Red Saffron Builds U.S. Market

Saffron, a/k/a the Gold of the Greek Earth, was regarded one of the most popular and valuable spices of the ancient civilizations thanks to...

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...

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...

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