Rep. Maloney Honors Greek Independence Day

Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) today marked the 193rd anniversary of Greece's independence from the Ottoman empire by delivering remarks at the American Hellenic...
President Barack Obama Issues a declaration on the 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

President Obama Issues Proclamation on 2014 Greek Independence Anniversary

US President Barack Obama released a proclamation on the occasion of Greek Independence Day, to be observed March 25th, 2014. The US President calls...
Archbishop Iakovos with Dr. Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King’s Great Greek Friend & Supporter

Archbishop Iakovos is known in the U.S. as the committed and caring pastor who put the Greek Orthodox Faith on the map for Americans and...

Celebrating 100 Years of Union Between Crete and Greece

The Pan-Cretan Association of America (PAA) honored Dora Bakoyanni with the “Venizelio” award, which is considered to be of the highest honorary distinction. Bakoyanni...

Alexander The Great’s Lineage Debated

Executive Director of the Center for Islamic Pluralism in the USA, Stephen Schwartz, seems to be a supporter of the Greek origin of Alexander...

Harvati’s Research On Homo Floresiensis

Homo Floresiensis was discovered by a group of Australian-Indonesian researchers in 2003 and was announced as a new human species in 2004. Since the discovery,...

Hatzis’ Dive Recalled 100 Years Later

Stathis Hatzis was a sponge diver and local hero from the island of Symi, Greece, who managed to secure a line to the fouled...

Constantine Brumidi: The Greek-Italian "Michelangelo" of America

Greek-Italian artist Constantine Brumidi was one of the most influential artists who ever worked on the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Brumidi, who had an...
4th of July

Greek Influence on American Independence: Happy 4th of July!

Ancient Greece has influenced the western world in a variety of aspects, but the most important element of our modern society, Democracy, was the...

Smyrna Exhibit in Washington

The Embassy of Greece will present an extraordinary collection of works made by  award-winning Greek American visual artist Annee Spileos Scott. The exhibition, Smyrna:...

Spyropoulos Says March 25 Day Of Unity

The U.S. Regional Coordinator of the World Council of Hellenes Abroad (SAE), Theodore Spyropoulos, in a message about March 25th anniversary, talked about the...

Ancient Greeks Smarter Than Us

Turns out that Socrates and his like apparently were as intelligent as they've been made out to be, at least according to  Gerald Crabtree,...

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