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George Papas, First Greek Australian University Chancellor, to Retire

George Pappas, the first university Chancellor of Greek heritage to be appointed in Australia, will step down at the end of 2019, after almost...

Greek Government Gives Green Light to Cremation Facility in Athens

After years of delays following opposition from the Greek Orthodox Church, Environment and Energy Minister Giorgos Stathakis signed a decision last week paving the...

Ahmadiyya Leader Warns of “Critical Need for Peace” at London Symposium

The global leader of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community warned of the "critical need for peace" at the community's sixteenth annual Peace Symposium on Saturday...

Greek Independence Day Parade Set for April 14 in New York (video)

Thousands of Greek-Americans and others are expected to descend onto Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on Sunday, April 14 to watch the traditional parade and participate...

Greek Banker to be Honored by Hellenic American Association

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

Lagana, Ηalvas and Τaramas, The Greek Delicacies of Clean Monday

Lagana, halvas, and taramas, otherwise known as “the Koulouma,” are the official foods of the first day of Lent in Greece, a day known as...

How to Make a Traditional Kite for Clean Monday in Greece (video)

Kathara Deftera, or "Clean Monday" — the beginning of Lent among Orthodox Christians — is the day Greeks fly kites (which are symbolic of...

Greek Carnival Reaches Climax with a Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Carnival season, or “Apokries” in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

Meet the Greek Heroine Saving Lives in the Aegean

Captain Maria Konti of the Greek Coast Guard, based in Lesvos, is so busy saving the lives of migrants crossing from Turkey that she...

Modern Greek Women Who Inspire Us (video)

To mark International Women's Day, we selected just a few Greek women who are making a positive contribution to our world, be it in...